Fort Pierce, Florida Employment Lawyers

Jay P. Lechner Esq.
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Steven Canter
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(954) 564-2246 1620 W Oakland Park Blvd
#300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Employment and Business
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Mr. Canter is a highly skilled and accomplished attorney. He practices in the in the areas of business litigation, community association law, labor and employment law, and non-competition law. Mr. Canter has a wide range of civil litigation skills, including trial and appellate practice in Florida state and federal courts. Mr. Canter is in his sixteenth year as an attorney, and has exercised good judgment in representing and advising clients. He is admitted to The Florida Bar, and admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida as well the United...
John R. Walker
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BOCA RATON, FL Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(561) 990-1699 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD.
SUITE 130
BOCA RATON, FL 33487
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Defense, Maritime and Workers' Comp
South Texas College of Law
JOHN R. WALKER is a Partner in SBSB's Houston office. For the past almost twenty-five years, it has been my privilege to represent insurance and employer interests focusing on the defense of claims brought under the Longshore and Harbor Act, the Defense Base (DBA), the Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) Instrumentalities Act, the Jones Act, and General Maritime and Admiralty Law. Additionally, John also has extensive experience in First Party Insurance Defense matters, representing employers, insurance carriers, and third parties in State, Federal and Appellate courts. Prior to joining the firm, John handled First Party Insurance Defense,...
Christopher M. Klemawesch
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(561) 367-8777 3700 Airport Rd
#401
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Employment, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Mr. Klemawesch's practice includes all aspects of criminal defense and personal injury in both State and Federal Court.

Prior to joining Whittel & Melton, Mr. Klemawesch worked as an Assistant State Attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County, Florida, where he tried over seventy-five cases to juries, including cases involving homicide, hate crimes, sexual battery, weapons charges, and many other areas. He was a member of the Vehicular Homicide Squad, focused on the investigation and prosecution of severe DUI cases involving significant injuries and deaths.

Before working for the State of Florida, Mr. Klemawesch worked at several Florida law firms, practicing...
Jay P. Lechner Esq.
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(561) 367-8777 3700 Airport Rd
#401
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Employment, Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Mr. Lechner is a Florida Bar board certified labor and employment lawyer with years experience representing both employees and employers in all aspects of employment law matters.
Marianne Bartko
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Plantation, FL Employment Law Attorney
(800) 355-3425 2 S University Dr
#235
Plantation, FL 33324
Free ConsultationEmployment, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
St. Thomas University
Sarah Elizabeth Wade
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(855) 473-1818 409 Brevard Avenue, Suite 7
Cocoa , 32922
Employment, Construction, Consumer and Personal Injury
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
I am a personal injury attorney with the Central Florida law firm Bogin, Munns & Munns. Throughout my ten years of experience, I have practiced in the areas of premises liability ("slip & falls"), product liability, civil litigation, hospitality law, and construction defect law. My experience has allowed me to gain a well-rounded perspective on different areas of law, and I have represented individuals, businesses, and corporations in their legal matters.
Tracee L. Ivins Esq.
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(561) 367-8777 3700 Airport Rd
#401
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Southeastern University
Tracee L. Ivins graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. After graduation she worked for the State of Florida as a certified investigator, before deciding to pursue a law degree. As an attorney Ms. Ivins has handled files from inception all the way to a jury verdict. Her experience has included claims involving serious bodily injury, product liability injury and wrongful death arising from auto accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, negligent security, motorcycle and tractor trailer accidents.

Lawsuits including Negligence, Breach of Contract, Negligent Entrustment, Uninsured Motorist Insurance Claims, Under-Insured Motorists Insurance disputes, Wrongful Death, Bad...
Ryon Michael McCabe
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West Palm Beach, FL Employment Law Attorney
(877) 915-4040 1601 Forum Pl
#505
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Employment, Business, Consumer and Stockbroker Fraud
Florida State University College of Law
Andre Tylor Young
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(407) 422-4000 1115 E. Livingston Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
The Young Law Firm of Florida, LLC provides companies, non-profit organizations, families, and individuals with the legal representation they need to resolve the critical issues impacting their lives and businesses. We will guide you through your concerns and help you find the right solution. You deserve legal counsel who puts your welfare first while providing aggressive advocacy, sound advice, and protection of your rights. At the Young Law Firm of Florida, we provide individualized service to ensure your needs are met. All of our clients meet with Attorney Andre T. Young and are supported by a competent team of highly...
Philip K. Calandrino
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Winter Park, FL Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(407) 621-4200 214 South Park Avenue
Second Floor
Winter Park, FL 32789
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and IP
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
As an entrepreneurial lawyer, I understand the challenges that small business owners face each day. We deal with vendors, customers, employees, taxes, and regulations all the time. Each one of these relationships creates legal risks that you must address in a cost-effective manner, before trouble strikes. Relying on my experience in trying business law cases, I have developed a three-step legal strategy that every small business owner should implement. In its most basic form, this strategy employs contracts, insurance coverage, and an operating company-management company-holding company format for the organization, to help control the common risks that can tank...
L. Reed Bloodworth
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Winter Haven, FL Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(407) 777-8541 331 W Central Ave
Suite 244
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, IP and Probate
University of Florida
Managing partner of Bloodworth Law, PLLC, Reed Bloodworth, is one of Orlando, Florida’s, top business and commercial litigation attorneys as noted by a 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers in Commercial Litigation Award; and a 2017 Super Lawyers Award.

Reed was named by peers from 2017-19 a Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite in Commercial Litigation placing him in an exclusive group of lawyers that includes less than 2% of Florida’s litigators.

Reed is a respected and trusted Florida business litigation, trust litigation, probate, and estate litigation, and employment law attorney. Bloodworth Law also handles PIP litigation and mediation.

Bloodworth Law,...
Dana Gallup
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(954) 889-5125 4000 Hollywood Boulevard
Presidential Circle, Suite 265 South
Hollywood, FL 33021
Employment
University of Florida
For more than twenty years, Dana M. Gallup, the founding and principal attorney of Gallup Law, has been recognized as one of South Florida's most respected, knowledgeable and experienced employment law attorneys. He has devoted his career to assisting clients regarding every area and aspect of employment law because he is passionate about what he does and the people he helps.
Donna Marie Ballman
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(954) 680-6300 5001 S University Dr
#G
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Miami School of Law
Brian J. Holland
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney
(954) 315-3872 110 E Broward Blvd, #1700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Products Liability and Trademarks
Nova Southeastern University
Brian Holland grew up just North of Tampa, Florida in Spring Hill before receiving a degree in marketing from the University of Central Florida. During his time in Orlando, Brian worked for professional and amateur sports organizations such as the Orlando Predators, Major League Lacrosse, Miami Marlins, and University of Central Florida Athletics. Brian attended Nova Southeastern University where he attained his Juris Doctor Degree. Brian has spent time volunteering and raising money for organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Team Red, White & Blue, and the FDNY Foundation. Brian prides himself on supporting current and...
David Scott Tupler
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(954) 383-6577 1280 SW 26th Ave #1
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Real Estate
University of Miami
David S. Tupler, P.A. specializes in construction and commercial litigation, including mechanic's liens, lease disputes and landlord/tenant issues. With rates 30% lower than competitors, our Firm will help you get paid without bankrupting you.
Raquel Santiago
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(407) 545-2179 1802 N. Alafaya Tr.
264
Orlando, FL 32826
Employment, Immigration and Trademarks
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras and The George Washington University Law School
Bilingual Attorney and Senior Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resources Management. Attorney Santiago has been practicing law since 2009, and possesses over 17 years of combined professional experience in the legal & human resources fields and vast functional experience in consulting services & project management. Service focused in providing support and recommendations aimed to strengthen the businesses overall operations and compliance with state & federal regulations of governmental clients and clients in the private sector as well. A trusted professional with proven business acumen and people-service oriented who will not compromised principles of integrity and ethical standards. ...
Robert W. Pearce
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(800) 732-2889 1499 W Palmetto Park Rd
#400
Boca Raton, FL 33486
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Securities
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Andrew Peter Zesinger
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(407) 500-0000 189 South Orange Avenue, Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801
Employment, Business and Insurance Claims
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Andrew Peter Zesinger is a senior associate with NeJame Law, P.A. Born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania, Mr. Zesinger earned his Bachelor’s degree in Health Policy Administration from The Pennsylvania State University in 1999. He created a summer externship in the business administration department that emphasized and analyzed universal health care coverage. Mr. Zesinger earned his Juris Doctor from The University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Mr. Zesinger began his career as a judicial clerk for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.

Attorney Andrew Zesinger focuses his practice in civil litigation throughout the state of Florida. Mr. Zesinger also handles...
Ellen M. Leibovitch
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney
(561) 948-2479 2300 Glades Rd East Tower
#135
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of Florida Levin College of Law
Nnamdi Jackson
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Weston, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(954) 670-1267 2645 Executive Park Drive
Suite 340
Weston, FL 33331
Employment
Florida International University College of Law
The Law Office of Nnamdi S. Jackson begins with the premise that every person willing and able to work has something valuable to contribute to the workforce. Our employment law practice includes employment discrimination, sexual harassment, breach of employment agreements, unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, pregnancy discrimination, pension and ERISA, whistleblower retaliation and union formation. The Law Office of Nnamdi S. Jackson will enforce your right to equal opportunity, freedom to pursue your career without unreasonable restrictions and other fundamental rights.
Jason Ari Smith
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(954) 467-2200 100 NE Third Avenue, Suite 1000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, IP and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Michael A. Pancier
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Pembroke Pines, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(954) 862-2217 9000 Sheridan Street
Suite 96
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Employment, Appeals and Civil Rights
Nova Southeastern University
The Law Offices of Michael A. Pancier focuses on, but is not limited to, federal and state labor and employment representing both employees and management in private and public employment litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, ERISA, civil rights cases arising under 42 U.S.C. §§ 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, as well as public and private whistleblower actions, wage and hour litigation, and other employee rights cases.
Benjamin Murphey
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(844) 587-7439 2211 Davie Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Employment, Appeals, Business and Maritime
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Ben Murphey is an attorney with the Fort Lauderdale law firm of Lawlor Winston. Mr. Murphey was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1971. Before entering college, he served in the U. S. Army Infantry where he earned his airborne wings, and had the honor of serving as a sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. He has been admitted to practice before all Florida Courts, the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Murphey's practice areas include general and...
Daniel J. Fisher
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(407) 217-1793 33 East Robinson
Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32810
Employment and Immigration
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
I have nine years of experience as an Immigration Attorney. Additionally, I have a very strong knowledge of employment law and the connection between immigration and Federal and State employment regulations. While I have not counted exactly how many immigration cases I have handled, reviewed, consulted with or been associated with, I estimate that the number is easily in the thousands. Based on this experience there is rarely a situation that I have not seen before. I am AV rated perfect “5.0”, Avvo rated “Superb”, Avvo Client choice awards 2011, 2012, 2013, “Rising Star” Orlando Style Magazine, Lead Counsel Rated...
Mintrel D. Martin
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(407) 801-7709 801 North Magnolia Avenue
Suite 414
Orlando, FL 32803
Free ConsultationEmployment, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Jonathan K. Allen
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
390 N. Orange Ave, Suite 2300
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and International
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Mr. Jonathan K. Allen, Esquire, received his bachelor's degree in Legal Studies from University of California, Berkeley. He minored in philosophy. Having acquired a notable scholarship, he continued his education and earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas M. Cooley School of Law. While in law school, he served as Vice President of the law school chapter of Amnesty International and became a member of Phi Alpa Delta Law Fraternity. He also participated in mock trial and moot court competitions. After completing law school, Mr. Allen gained admission to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Florida. He...
Nancy E. Brandt
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Melbourne, FL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(855) 473-1818 7195 Murrell Road, Suite 101
Melbourne, FL 32940
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Landlord Tenant
University of Florida
Nancy Brandt is a partner with the Central Florida law firm Bogin, Munns & Munns. She specializes in Civil Litigation and Business Law, including Real Property Development, Commercial Contract Disputes, Commercial Litigation, Real Property Disputes, and Insurance Defense. She received her B.A. in 1992 and her J.D. in 1995 from the University of Florida. Ms. Brandt teaches Civil Litigation I as an adjunct professor at Valencia College.
Jon Andrew Jacobson
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Vero Beach, FL Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
601 21st St.
Suite 300
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Duke University School of Law
Jon has spent his entire legal career practicing securities. He handled over 1,000 securities matters and has successfully represented some of the most demanding clients in multi-million-dollar disputes throughout Florida and United States. He has represented individual and corporate clients in civil actions in state and federal court (at the trial and appellate level); in regulatory investigations; in arbitrations; and in private mediations. Jon has handled a wide range of matters, including: (i) stockbroker misconduct and investment fraud disputes (including claims involving unsuitability, churning, unauthorized trading, failure to execute trades, failure to hedge, selling away, theft, research analyst conflicts of...
Mark J. Astarita
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(561) 989-9080 3010 North Military Trail
#201
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Securities
New York Law School
My legal practice has always involved the representation of stock market participants, including investors, financial professionals and firms, nationwide. My work includes representation of in connection with FINRA Examinations and Enforcement Proceedings, as well as SEC investigations. I also represent individual brokers from virtually every major firm in their contract negotiations, employment termination, U-4 and U-5 issues. In specialized situations where the facts or law present novel issues, I also represent investors. I have appeared before arbitration panels and regulators in 22 states, have written legal columns for a number of industry publications, been a...
Juliane Murphy Brumbaugh
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(407) 777-8541 801 N. Magnolia Ave.
Suite 216
Orlando, FL 32803
Employment, Business and Probate
Stetson University College of Law
Juliane M. Brumbaugh is a business litigation, trust litigation, probate litigation, and employment law attorney who joined Bloodworth Law, PLLC, in January 2018.

Based in Orlando, Juliane drives to clients across the state. Juliane’s time is spent focused on business litigation, trust litigation, or probate and estate litigation.

In 2015, Juliane moved to Orlando, Florida to be closer to family, and joined the Public Defender Office in Osceola County. During her time with the office, she litigated over twenty-five jury trials to verdict in both felony and misdemeanor criminal cases.

After law school, Juliane joined the Ticktin Law Group and was quickly...
Tanesha W. Blye
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(954) 564-2246 1620 W Oakland Park Blvd
#300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of Miami School of Law
Tanesha W. Blye’s experience encompasses the representation of businesses in business litigation and labor and employment litigation. Ms. Blye’s business litigation practice includes claims for breach of contract, tortious interference with business relationships, fraud, and deceptive and unfair trade practices. She also has extensive experience in the areas of labor and employment law, including defending businesses against claims alleging unlawful termination of employment, discrimination, retaliation, and claims for wages.

Ms. Blye represents clients over a range of industries that include transportation, healthcare, technology, construction, energy, financial services, aeronautical, building services, real estate, manufacturing, and insurance. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree...
Mark R. Osherow
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(561) 257-0880 1801 N. Military Trail
Suite 120
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Consumer
Yeshiva University
Mark R. Osherow is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Business Litigation with nearly 30 years of experience. He has practiced for the majority of those years in both state and federal courts throughout Florida. With significant trial and alternative dispute resolution experience, Osherow has taken countless depositions ans served as first-chair in numerous trials, arbitrations and mediations. He serves as a legal advisor for his clients as they assess their business risks across a large segment of industry and service providers.

Mr. Osherow was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America...
Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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(561) 367-8777 3700 Airport Rd
#401
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Free ConsultationBoca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
Employment, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Cambridge and University of Florida Levin College of Law
An experienced trial attorney, Robert Whittel provides his clients with strong, disciplined, results-oriented representation. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy. Robert graduated from both law school and the United States Merchant Marine Academy with honors, and served on the esteemed Florida Law Review. Before co-founding Whittel & Melton, a full-service law firm, Robert gained valuable experience in the court room both serving as a former prosecutor and representing large corporations in complex litigation and transactional matters. Robert is devoted to fighting for his clients’ rights. He handles all types of criminal...
Harris Nizel
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(954) 653-8300 4700 Sheridan St., Suite J
Hollywood, FL 33021
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Real Estate
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Harris Nizel focuses his practice on litigation in the areas of employment law and business disputes. Nizel Law, P.A., utilizes technology to improve the delivery of legal services and keep clients informed every step of the way.

Mr. Nizel's skill in employment cases and commercial matters, along with his substantial trial experience, uniquely position him to effectively represent clients in a wide range of employment, business, and other civil disputes at every stage in litigation, from guiding pre-suit strategy through trial.
Jennings Kemp Brinson
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Winter Haven , FL Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(407) 777-8541 Suite 244
Winter Haven , FL 33880
Employment, Business and Probate
George Washington University - Virginia Campus
J. Kemp Brinson is a Partner at Bloodworth Law, PLLC, in Orlando, Florida, and Winter Haven, Florida. Kemp has practiced business litigation, trust litigation, probate litigation, and employment litigation since 2004.

Kemp is able to see legal issues as a plaintiff’s attorney and as a defendant’s attorney.

“I would describe it as perspective because I know what the other side is thinking,” Kemp said. And it’s most valuable in the settlement context because I know exactly what conversation is had if I’m on the plaintiff’s side or whether as the defendant’s attorney. I know what it’s going to take to...
Angeli Murthy
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Plantation, FL Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(954) 318-0268 600 N Pine Island Rd
Ste 400
Plantation, FL 33324
Employment
Georgetown University Law Center
Ms. Murthy’s practice focuses on wage and hour litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as other types of employment litigation, including lawsuits alleging discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, or religion, and harassment and retaliation in violation of federal and state law. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan in 2011, Ms. Murthy worked for over five years with the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, representing Fortune 100 companies in single-plaintiff and class action litigation involving issues of unpaid wages and discrimination. Ms. Murthy now puts her considerable experience...
Laura Catherine Douglas
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(407) 500-0000 189 South Orange Avenue Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Laura Douglas received a B.A from the University of Central Florida and began her professional career as an award winning news producer at WFTV in Orlando, where she developed the passion for investigation and advocacy that led her to law school. While attending St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, she served as a Certified Legal Intern for the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida and clerked for the Florida Department of Transportation trial division. Following early graduation, Laura obtained priceless courtroom experience as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami-Dade County, prosecuting domestic violence, child abuse and...
Andrew Rader
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Deerfield Beach, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(954) 913-2273 1166 W. Newport Center Drive
Suite 308
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Employment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
Practicing 24 years Admitted as an Attorney at Law in Florida, New York, Connecticut and various United States District Courts. Certified Circuit Court Mediator, Florida Mediation Group.
Derek Benjamin Brett
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(407) 781-2392 1301 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32804
Employment, Appeals, Business and Civil Rights
Florida State University College of Law and University of Central Florida
Derek Brett is a trial attorney who has been actively practicing since 1996. He maintains two offices, one in Orlando and another in Pensacola.
Tee Persad
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Orlando, FL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(407) 647-7887 201 East Pine Street, Suite 445
Orlando, FL 32801
Employment, Appeals, Business and IP
New York University School of Law and University of Akron
Mr. Persad has worked in the legal profession for over 20 years. He is licensed to practice law in Florida, the United States Virgin Islands, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and before the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned his Juris Doctor degree and his Masters in Public Administration degree from the University of Akron in 1993 and 1994, respectively. He also holds a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration from the University of the Virgin Islands and a diploma in paralegal studies from New York University. Mr. Persad's experience in the legal field...
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Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


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