Joan D. Hogarth, Esq. is an attorney and experienced business professional who has expanded her work to include arbitration and mediation.  Her career began in the 80’s at AT&T's Washington, D.C. office with her last assignment being in New York advocating AT&T’s access policies before state regulators.  She later spent 10 years in healthcare managing various aspects of the organization's regulatory and legal matters.  There she was partially responsible for the coordination of risk management, credentialing and contract services.  Subsequently, as a member of the executive leadership team, her responsibilities shifted to corporate compliance, HIPAA compliance and board governance.  Today, Ms. Hogarth has launched a solo law practice to address the regulatory and legal needs of small to medium-sized healthcare businesses and to help individuals resolve legal issues in a non-adversarial manner.

Ms. Hogarth has completed intensive Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training from the AAA, New York City Bar, New York State Bar, the EEOC, FINRA, the BBB, and the New York Courts.  She is a member of several panels to include American Health Lawyers, BBB, FINRA, the Eastern District Courts of New York, and NYC Civil Courts.  She has arbitrated over 125 cases for the BBB and FINRA combined and has participated and co-mediated over 50 EEOC cases.

Arbitration cases included claims of employment discrimination, labor disputes, securities disputes, Lemon Law & auto disputes, contract disputes (interpretation, breach), breach of warranties, delivery of damaged goods, false advertising, and other consumer products/services concerns.

EEOC Mediation:  Claims of discrimination in the workplace, i.e. age/gender/race/sexual harassment under Title VII, retaliation, ADA, ADEA, and wage.

Ms. Hogarth has a JD from the George Washington University Law School; a BS degree magna cum laude from Long Island University; and an MBA with distinction, from the same.  Her publications cover HIPAA and compliance issues and she has delivered continuing education credits.  Ms. Hogarth has served on discussion panels at the NJ LERA.  Her professional affiliations include the NYSBA (Health Committee, Dispute Resolution Committee as co-chair of the Website Committee, and Mediation Committee), the New York City Bar, American Health Lawyers Association, and the NJ and NY LERA.

She is licensed to practice law in Maryland and New York and is excited to practice ADR throughout the United States.