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301 North Lake Ave.
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Pasadena, CA 91101


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    Emily G. Sugarman



    Emily G. Sugarman is an associate with Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc. Ms. Sugarman currently practices employment and labor law, helping businesses and non-profits with their employment litigation and transactional needs. Her goal is to empower business and non-profit leaders to have legally sound organizations where their teams can thrive and focus on what they do best.

    As Ms. Sugarman handles complex cases at Hunt Ortmann, she draws from her diverse legal background. Prior to working at the firm, Ms. Sugarman worked at the non-profit, Homeboy Industries, where she advocated for clients in Family and Administrative Court as they re-entered society from prison. Previously, she represented parents accused of neglect in Dependency Court working toward the goal of family reunification. Her experience, also, working for a plaintiff’s side employment law firm, has provided her with significant insight helping businesses and non-profits in the employment law context.

    As a compassionate advocate, Ms. Sugarman believes building trust with her clients is important. She is a skilled negotiator and fierce advocate with a strong record of success inside and outside of the courtroom, working tirelessly to obtain excellent results for her clients in a prompt and ethical manner. She also excels in collaborative lawyering and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) settings.

    A New York native, Ms. Sugarman received her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in English from University at Buffalo and her Juris Doctor degree from City University of New York School of Law.