Welcome to the Nugent Law Firm, P.C.


Please be advised that effective January 1, 2015, our name has been changed to Nugent Law, P.C.

The Nugent Law Firm provides full-service representation to businesses and management, including all aspects of general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, state and federal regulatory compliance and defense, HR outsourcing (HRO), SUTA dumping, employment law, and litigation. The firm also specializes in providing advice to professional employer organizations, temporary staffing companies, and human resources outsourcing companies across the country.

The firm currently serves as outside general counsel to a professional employer organization (PEO) and a temporary staffing company. 

The firm also has extensive experience in addressing and resolving disputes among companies, employers and employees.  Mr. Nugent’s expertise at finding acceptable resolutions to conflicts without diverting the attention of management and spending large sums of money on litigation makes our firm an excellent choice to provide credible and effective neutral mediation of all types of business and employment disputes.

If you need an attorney for business or employment issues, please call us.


          Firm Highlights

On January 22nd, 2014, a Florida Hearing Officer issued a Recommended Order in favor of NLF’s PEO client, dismissing the Florida Department of Revenue’s tax assessment, resulting in significant savings for the client.

In December 2013, the firm successfully reversed a decision of the Texas Workforce Commission seeking a dramatic increase in the unemployment rate of a Fortune 50 Texas employer following a major acquisition by the client of a competitor, which resulted in a significant tax savings for the client.

In December 2013, the firm completed on behalf of a large Southeastern-based temporary staffing company a strategic acquisition of another staffing company that is expected to add significantly to the client’s revenues and bottom line.


On August 8th, 2013, the firm successfully defended a client in a major unemployment tax case against the state of Hawaii, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. The ruling forced the state to comply with federal mandates, contained in the federal (and state) unemployment statutes, and to recalculate Taxpayers’ contribution rates, resulting in a significant tax reduction for the client.

In March 2013, the firm successfully completed an acquisition on behalf of a PEO in the Southeastern United States expected to double in revenues in the nest three years.

      Brian Nugent wins PEO unemployment case of first impression
                              in the Colorado Supreme Court

On February 27, 2012, the Colorado Supreme Court upheld an appeals court decision that the Colorado Division of Employment and Training could not combine unemployment insurance accounts for five commonly-owned PEO entities.  Read the decision here.



News Headlines

OSHA has scheduled a National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health meeting for Dec. 10, 2014 where they will discuss regulatory, research, compliance assistance and enforcement issues relating to the Occupational Safety and Health Act. They will also be announcing member appointments during this time... (Continue Reading)

EEOC reports that Wal-Mart Stores East will pay $72,500 to settle disability discrimination lawsuit... (Continue Reading)

A Phoenix School District Pays $138,000 to settle EEOC discrimination lawsuit... (Continue Reading)

US Labor Department Investigations finds more than $55,000 in minimum wage and overtime back wages due to 52 employees of Grand Hyatt Denver ...more>>>

Aspen Skiing to pay nearly $109,000 to 300 workers following US Labor Department investigation ...more>>>

US Labor Department sues Staples Contract and Commercial Inc. for alleged violations ...more>>>

Help at Home, Inc. to Pay $302,500 to Settle EEOC Lawsuit ...more>>>

The Florida Department of Business & Professional regulation has released an updated application form ...more>>>

The Small Business Efficiency Act will aid small businesses in tax compliance and benefits administration ...more>>>

Voss Lighting to pay $82,500 for religious discrimination lawsuit ...more>>>

EEOC settles with Colorado Potato Warehouse for $255,000 ...more>>>

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