Overview

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. 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 company with over 3,000 employees.    

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member

American Bar Association

Recognition

Recipient, Barrister Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law

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

Education

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

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Courts

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