Perspectiva General

Paul J. Sopher represents employers in a variety of workplace disputes, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims. He defends clients in complex class and collective action litigation and in single plaintiff cases before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and in arbitrations.

In addition to his litigation practice, Paul counsels clients on a wide array of employment law matters, including compliance with the FLSA, ADA, ADEA and FMLA. Paul regularly works with clients in the hospitality, healthcare, and energy industries. He has significant experience advising clients on federal and state wage and hour issues, and has conducted internal wage and hour audits. His experience also includes a secondment as primary in-house employment counsel to a national company with thousands of employees.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias

Member

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member

American Bar Association

Reconocimiento

Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America©

2021

Recipient, Barrister Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law

News, Analysis & Press

Changing Legal Burdens Under New Jersey’s New Wage Theft Law

ABA Labor and Employment Law Newsletter

October 1, 2019

How an Employer May Be Liable to Its Nonemployees

SHRM Online

September 21, 2015

Matters of Perspective: Restoring Plaintiffs’ Stories to Individual Disparate Treatment Law

84 Temple L. Rev. 1031

2012

Speaking Engagements

FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation: Managing Leave of Absence Issues

NBI Seminar

October 23, 2019

A Guide to Pennsylvania's Proposed Overtime Rule

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

October 17, 2018

Educación

  • J.D., Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, 2012cum laude
  • B.A., Temple University, 2002Phi Beta Kappa

Admisión de la barra

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Cortes

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey