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Our Expertise

Employment Lawyer

Employment Law

  • Workplace Discrimination

  • Wrongful Termination

  • Whistleblower Protection

  • Retaliation

  • Unemployment Compensation

  • Workplace Safety

Wage Law


  • Failure to Pay Overtime

  • Improper Classification

  • OTC Work

  • Unpaid Wages

  • Minimum Wage

  • Meal and Rest Breaks

  • Exempt vs. Non-Exempt

Discrimination Law

Discrimination & Harassment

  • Gender

  • Age

  • Pregnancy

  • Disability

  • Sexual Orientation

  • Religion

  • Race and National Origin

Executive Severance

Executive Severance

  • Back Wages

  • Front Pay

  • Emotional Distress Damages

  • Punitive and Liquidated damages

  • Interest Awards



Matthew J. Ruggles

I used to work for the corporations, now I help plaintiffs sue them. 

After representing management of many of the largest corporations in the world for more than 20 years working at defense law firms, I now use all of my experience, skills and enthusiasm representing individuals (plaintiffs) in employment law (wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination and retaliation) and wage and hour law (improper classification, OTC work, failure to pay overtime, etc.).

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Employment Law Firm

you've been wronged

we'll make it right

If you've been discriminated against, harassed, wrongfully terminated, been paid unfairly (or not at all), or otherwise wronged by a corporation- I can help. I know all of the dirty tricks and secrets corporations use. Now, I help people who've been treated unfairly get what they deserve.


I've helped dozens of clients get large payouts and settlements from corporations. I love winning lawsuits- but most of all, I love to change the lives of my clients.

“After getting fired from my job, I needed help suing my former company. I didn't know where to start, but Matt walked me through every step. He fought for my rights, and we won.”


"I knew I had a case against my company when I was discriminated against and lost income. I was afraid of lawyers, but the instant I met Matt, I was at ease. Being able to stand up to a huge corporation with Matt leading the way made a tough situation easier.”


“I've never needed a lawyer, so the whole process was overwhelming at first, but from the very first phone call with Mr. Ruggles, I was reassured. He knows exactly what he's doing, and knowing I wouldn't have to pay out of my own pocket set my mind at ease.”


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