Ross A. Hollander, of Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC, has been ranked among the state’s top band of labor and employment lawyers by Chambers USA 2019. This is the 11th consecutive year Hollander has received a top ranking from Chambers USA, which surveys clients and lawyers then ranks attorneys based on pre-eminence in their practice areas. Based on those interviews, Chambers USA writes that, “Ross Hollander is a highly experienced employment lawyer who handles a range of contentious matters. He is particularly adept at handling management-related issues.”
Employment litigation dominates Hollander’s practice, but his extensive litigation experience also includes common law claims of negligence against employers, commercial litigation defense, securities fraud, and bankruptcy law. His employment litigation practice focuses on defense of employment claims under state and federal statutes and regulations.
Internationally recognized for his depth of expertise in civil and employment law, Hollander is a member of National Arbitration and Mediation, the leading alternative dispute resolution firm in the U.S. As a highly respected neutral, Hollander is called upon by NAM to arbitrate and mediate employment and related cases. In 2016, Hollander was one of only 10 U.S. attorneys to be featured in Financier Worldwide’s Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Handbook.
A founding member of the firm, Hollander received his juris doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1976. He graduated cum laude from Wichita State University in 1973. Hollander is a past president of the Wichita Bar Association, as well as the Kansas Bar Association’s Law Section. He has served as a member for the Management Labor Employment Roundtable from 2000 to present, and is a Charter Member and Past President of the Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court.
Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC has 18 attorneys and offices in Kansas City, Lawrence, Topeka and Wichita. The firm’s primary practice areas include complex criminal defense, DUI defense, employment law, family law, medical malpractice, professional liability defense and commercial law. The firm’s attorneys represent clients in municipal, state, federal and appellate courts and before administrative panels.