The Legal Intelligencer: Hoffman Hlavac and Easterly launch new law firm

Effective March 18, 2019, Partners Steven HoffmanGeorge Hlavac and Ed Easterly, formerly of Norris McLaughlin, are proud to announce the opening of the law firm Hoffman Hlavac & Easterly.  Hoffman formerly served as Chair of Norris McLaughlin’s Litigation Department and was the Administrative Partner for the Pennsylvania office, while Hlavac was the long-time Chair of the Labor & Employment Department. The new firm, located at 1605 North Cedar Crest Boulevard, Suite 517, Allentown, PA 18104, will devote its practice to labor and employment law and commercial and personal injury litigation.  Attorney John Buckley, also formerly of Norris McLaughlin, joins HH&E as an associate.

According to Hlavac, who will serve as the firm’s Managing Partner, “We feel that our labor and employment-focused practice is truly unique in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.  We will bring sophisticated and creative legal services to employers of all sizes throughout Pennsylvania.  Our clients will continue to receive the same timely, responsive, and value-driven legal services that they have always received from us.”

“With our combined legal experience of more than 60 years in labor and employment law and litigation, we will also continue to represent businesses and individuals in a variety of civil and commercial matters,” said Hoffman.

“While it is difficult to leave a place we have called home for many years, we are extremely excited to start this new opportunity.  HH&E is a boutique firm that we believe will serve as a much-needed resource to all of our clients," Easterly stated. 

The attorneys at HH&E represent some of the most prominent companies in the region including, multiple health networks, a variety of medical practices, a non-profit organization serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, many local government bodies, brokerage companies, colleges and universities, restaurants, retail establishments, car dealerships, a business credit reporting company, and numerous manufacturing facilities. 

Beth Hlavac