Derrick Hogan is the Managing Partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Binghamton office, where he primarily focuses his practice on both federal labor and employment and criminal law.
Derrick has experience in both federal and private employment law matters, handling cases involving discrimination and harassment in the workplace, disciplinary actions against federal employees, and representing federal employees who are under investigation. Derrick has handled many federal employment matters before the Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Merit Systems Protection Board, as well as appeals with the EEOC’s Office of Federal Operations.
Aside from his federal employment law background, Derrick has over ten years of criminal defense experience, representing clients facing a range of criminal offenses at both the state and federal levels, ranging from minor traffic violations to complicated murder cases. Derrick also provides a wealth of trial experience, including, but not limited to, cases involving high-level charges such as robbery, burglary, and various sex offenses. Derrick’s practice also extends to defending criminal charges in federal court, most notably, a case involving espionage that garnered widespread national media attention and became a hot topic of discussion during the 2016 Presidential Election.
Derrick’s legal knowledge also extends to multiple practice areas throughout Tully Rinckey PLLC, due in part to his previous role as a Client Relations Attorney. In this position, Derrick oversaw the operations of the Firm’s Client Relations Department and provided legal assistance to potential new clients. Derrick assisted these potential new clients with preliminary legal inquiries while providing them with appropriate guidance.
In 2009, Derrick was featured as an “Up and Comer” by the Times Union. He originally joined the Firm as a law clerk, and prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Derrick served as an intern for the Schenectady County Attorney’s Office, where his work focused on family court cases. Derrick was also a legal aide in the Litigation Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where he dealt with lawsuits filed against the State by prisoners. He also handled cases concerning retaliation and discrimination in the workplace.
Derrick obtained his law degree from Albany Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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