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Sundeep Hora is a Member of the Firm.  He is a trial lawyer who represents individuals and businesses in contract disputes, employment litigation, and personal and business torts (i.e., defamation, fraud, economic interference).  He engages in all phases of civil litigation, including pre-suit negotiations, discovery and trials before federal, state and administrative courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Mr. Hora has garnered a reputation for aggressively pursuing his clients’ interests and taking a “no-stone-unturned” approach with all of his cases, regardless of their complexity.

Mr. Hora has significant experience representing restaurants in wage, hour and compliance cases.  He regularly advises his clients on litigation avoidance strategies and issues such as discharge of employees, separation packages, non-compete agreements, executive compensation and employment contracts.  His employment practice also involves representing employees and employers in discrimination cases based on protected categories (age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation and disability) in state and federal courts, arbitration and administrative tribunals including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board, the National Labor Relations Board and the Office of Human Rights.

Before joining the Firm, Mr. Hora was a litigation associate with Arnold & Porter, LLP (now Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer) where he worked on pharmaceutical product liability cases and various pro bono matters.  His pro bono work included representing clients in Pigford v. Glickman, a landmark civil rights suit arising out of the government’s discriminatory denial of USDA loan programs to African-American farmers.

Mr. Hora is active in his community and local bar associations. For four years, he served as a Complaint Examiner for the District of Columbia’s Office of Police Complaints, where he adjudicated citizen complaints of police officer misconduct.   Mr. Hora currently serves as  Hearing Committee Member with the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility, where he adjudicates attorney misconduct cases.

Clerkship

  • Hon. Marvin J. Garbis, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Education

  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, magna cum laude
  • B.A., Political Science, State University of New York at Albany

Admitted

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Bar Associations and Sections

  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • American Bar Association-Litigation Section
  • District of Columbia Bar-Litigation, Labor and Employment Law and Law Practice Management Sections
  • Maryland State Bar Association-Litigation and Small-Firm Section

Selected Cases

  • Chambers v. Chambers, No. 11-765, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88700 (D. Md. Aug. 8, 2011)
  • Fiona Parnigoni v. St. Columba’s Nursery School, et al., 681 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2010)
  • Winston v. Clough, 712 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2010)
  • Smith v. Waffle House, Inc. No. 4-638, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42371 (June 19, 2006)

Languages

  • Proficient in Hindi

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