About Us

Hultman Sensenig + Joshi where You+Us= Workplace Solutions.  Lori Hultman, Christine Sensenig and Nikhil Joshi formed this labor and employment law firm to practice law differently; to reflect their personalities and philosophy of building relationships. The three friends joined forces to provide human resources and employment law advice, counsel and litigation defense to private and public sector employers. With more than 70 years of combined experience, the three have earned many achievements. Among them are Lori Hultman and Nikhil Joshi’s certification as specialists in Labor and Employment Law by the Florida Bar, Chris Sensenig’s selection for six consecutive years as one of the Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine, and Chris Sensenig and Lori Hultman’s selection as SuperLawyers by that organization this being Lori’s fifth year as a SuperLawyer.

The Firm’s services include preventative measures such as advising employers when hiring, disciplining and termination employees, drafting policies, handbooks, independent contractor agreements, non-compete, and employment agreements and employment applications. HS+J offers employment law supervisory training, conducts workplace investigations, and will assist with Department of Labor Audits, I-9 Compliance and Agricultural Worker/H2A Compliance. HS+J also defends employers when responding to EEOC/FCHR and Human Rights ordinance charges and claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation (including whistleblower claims), claims of wage and hour (overtime) violation and the Family and Medical Leave Act claims.  The attorneys have experience with union issues  (including collective bargaining).

In short, Hultman Sensenig+Joshi guides employers through the maze of employment laws and regulations that face employers on a daily basis, so that truly, You+Us= Workplace Solutions.

Areas of Practice

HS+J attorneys regularly focuses on representing and/or defending employers seeking cost-effective and practical solutions in federal and state court as well in front of administrative agencies.
HS+J attorneys provide thorough and practical guidance on compliance matters involving FLSA/unpaid wages, including DOL audit and overtime mitigation strategies; time-off/leave strategies; EEO compliance; agricultural employer regulatory compliance, as well as reviewing and drafting of legally compliant employment applications, handbooks, policies, employment agreement, independent contractor agreements, and many other employment-related contracts.
HS+J attorneys are experienced and skilled at conducting thoughtful and meaningful training for employers on a plethora of employment and labor law issues, including anti-discrimination training, anti-bullying and harassment,  FMLA compliance, FLSA (wage and hour) compliance, discipline and documentation, performance evaluations, immigration form I-9 compliance, worker’s compensation compliance, anti-Union campaigns, among other areas.
HS+J attorneys are routinely engaged to conduct independent investigations into workplace-related complaints and allegations, resulting in objective investigation reports and recommendations.
Lori Hultman

Lori Hultman is a Florida native with a BA and law degree from the University of Florida. She is Florida Bar Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law and has about 37 years experience representing...

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Christine Sensenig

Employers need an attorney who understands the trials, tribulations, triumphs and annoyances that make up the every day life of business owners. Employers need a someone they know and...

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Nikhil Joshi

I am Mr. Nikhil N. Joshi, Esq., known also as Nik to my clients and friends, and am Board Certified as a specialist in Labor and Employment Law. I have over 17 years of experience representing employers...

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You + Us = Workplace Solutions

HS+J believes in establishing meaningful, long-term relationships with clients to help minimize employment claims. HS+J attorneys listen to the client. HS+J attorneys learn about the many facets of our client’s business. HS+J attorneys evaluate the client’s workplace to better craft strategies to address our client’s needs. And most importantly, HS+J attorneys communicate effectively with our clients to achieve cost-effective and pragmatic solutions, whether it is to prevent a claim from arising in the workplace, or while defending an employer against a lawsuit. HS+J handles our client’s needs so that businesses can focus on conducting business.