Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.



Attorney Details

James H. Hanson

Practice Concentration

Mr. Hanson’s practice focuses on labor and employment issues in the transportation and construction industries.


James H. Hanson has advised and represented numerous employers in the transportation, construction and other industries in a wide variety of management labor and employment-related matters, including defending wrongful discharge and discrimination claims; negotiating severance agreements; preparing employee handbooks, policy manuals and substance abuse and harassment policies; negotiating collective bargaining agreements; conducting counter-union organizing campaigns; handling wage and hour investigations; counseling employers on FLSA, FMLA, and COBRA compliance; and representing employers before the NLRB, the EEOC, the U.S. Department of Labor and other state and federal agencies and in litigation in federal and state courts. He has also advised and represented clients in claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Multiemployer Pension Plan Act (MPPAA). Named as one of the top 5% of Indiana lawyers by the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008 Indiana Super Lawyers® peer selection survey, Mr. Hanson has lectured nationally on numerous labor and employment matters.  Mr. Hanson has also argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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