Employee Benefit Solutions

HR & Legal Services

Effective risk management requires the right blend of services and knowledge-and WanSutter can offer you both. This includes expert assistance and advice on employment and labor law issues from Stephanie Hoggan, a qualified and experienced labor law attorney.

Prior to her business relationship with WanSutter, Ms. Hoggan was in-house counsel for the United States Postal Service, where she defended the organization against claims of employment discrimination. She has also provided labor and employment advice to managers in 17 western states who were responsible for managing approximately 110,000 employees. Ms. Hoggan has litigated in federal and state court, and she has appeared before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board.

Ms. Hoggan graduated cum laude from Westminster College with a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance and later obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah. Ms. Hoggan has also earned a Certificate in Natural Resources and Environmental Law, and she has served as a member of Utah Law Review.

In addition to advice and litigation assistance, Ms. Hoggan has presented employment discrimination training seminars as part of a former employer's risk management program. These seminars were designed to reduce discrimination claims and ensure the proper notification and reporting of claims should they occur.

Ms. Hoggan's hourly rate for WanSutter clients is $75.00 based on a minimum monthly retainer of $225.00, and she offers the following legal services:

  • Employment and labor law advice — Get expert advice before taking an adverse employment action to reduce the risk of having a claim filed.
  • Training — Train and educate managers and employees on their rights and responsibilities under the law. Reduce the risk of a complaint of discrimination, failure to accommodate a disability, and/or retaliation under Title VII, American Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act and/or Age Discrimination and Employment Act. Ensure compliance with FMLA.
  • Litigation — Get experienced, qualified representation if a claim is filed.