Loxahatchee, Florida Employment Lawyers

Ellen M. Leibovitch
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Florida Employment Law Attorney

University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of Florida Levin College of LawFlorida, U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida and U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
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Peter T. Mavrick
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Florida Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience

I primarily represent businesses in employment/labor, business, and non-competition covenant litigation. I am in my 25th year in the practice of law and litigation. I am AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, rated A+ by the... Read More »
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Dorothy Hufnagel
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Florida Employment Law Lawyer

Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawFlorida
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Julie A. Greenberg
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Florida Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

Florida State University College of LawFlorida
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Palm Beach Gardens, FL Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(888) 777-3884 5220 Hood Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Employment, Business, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Wellington, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(561) 227-1575 1035 South State Road 7
Suite 312
Wellington, FL 33414
Employment and Business
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Micah Longo
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Davie, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(954) 862-3608 12555 Orange Drive, Ste. 233
Davie, FL 33330
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Nova Southeastern University
The Longo Firm is a personal injury and employment law firm. We help people seriously injured in accidents or having problems with employers. We offer a free legal consultation and work mostly on a contingency fee basis. This means there is no fee (or cost) unless we get money for you! Our practice areas include, car accidents, slip and falls, wrongful death accidents, unpaid wage and overtime, discrimination, harassments, retaliation, medical leave, and wrongful termination cases. Transportation issues? No problem, we'll come to you! We make home and hospital visits. Available 24/7.
Kas DeCarvalho
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(866) 353-5020 925 South Federal Highway, Ste. 715
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of North Carolina School of Law and Harvard Law School
Kas R. DeCarvalho is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC and a member of the firm's Corporate & Business Team. He has more than 15 years of experience as a corporate attorney and business leader. His practice focuses on corporate and transactional law, financing and mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, intellectual property, international transactions, business ethics and compliance, arts and entertainment law and education law. His clients include individuals, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Attorney DeCarvalho is a co-founder of Original Innovative Concepts LLC, a product development and licensing venture, and Rhode Island Martial Arts, Inc.Mr....
Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(561) 367-8777 3700 Airport Rd
#401
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Free ConsultationBoca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Employment, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
The Catholic University of America
Attorney Jason M. Melton, is a founding partner of Whittel & Melton, LLC, a full service law firm. We are dedicated to providing our clients with personalized, high-quality representation. We handle Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Wrongful Death, Employment, Unpaid Overtime, DUI, Criminal, Brain Injury, Divorce and all Family law issues and other related legal matters throughout the state of Florida.
Ellen Pilelsky
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(888) 384-6114 7777 Glades Road, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33434
Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
Employment, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Northwestern University School of Law
Ellen Pilelsky, Esq. is a South Florida business leader, founding Oppenheim Law thirty years ago. Ms. Pilelsky is the Managing Partner, resident futurist, and change agent for the firm. Her vital volunteer work and entrepreneurial spirit helped form the culture of the firm. Ms. Pilelsky started her career as a commercial litigator on Wall Street, and subsequently moved to South Florida. The firm’s practice areas include real estate, business and corporate law, commercial litigation, foreclosure defense, and employment related issues. Ms. Pilelsky has also handled animal law cases. After having been selected in 2017 for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small...
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
Peter T. Mavrick
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(954) 564-2246 1620 W Oakland Park Blvd
#300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
Employment, Business and Insurance Defense
Harvard Law School
I primarily represent businesses in employment/labor, business, and non-competition covenant litigation. I am in my 25th year in the practice of law and litigation. I am AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau, and have a rating of 10 out of 10 from AVVO. My firm consists of three lawyers, myself and two associate attorneys. We work as a team and have obtained excellent results in pretrial, trial, post-trial and appellate proceedings as well as in arbitration.
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
Annette Newman Esq.
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West Palm Beach, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(772) 291-2528 West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Employment, Administrative, Divorce and Family
Stetson University College of Law
The Law Office of Annette Newman,LLC is a professional full-service law firm dedicated to providing quality legal services at an affordable price throughout the State of Florida. Attorney Newman practices primarily in employment/labor law claims, including discrimination claims based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, religion and/or disability; sexual harassment claims, unpaid wages and/or overtime, whistle blower claims, unemployment hearings and appeals, housing discrimination and public accomodation discrimination as well as other civil rights issues. Attorney Newman also handles matters dealing with all types of employment agreements, including independent contractor, non-compete, severance, non-disclosure, non-solicitation and...
Donna Marie Ballman
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Florida Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience

University of Miami School of LawFlorida, U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida and 11th Circuit
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Mark J. Astarita
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 38 years experience
3010 North Military Trail
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...
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
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 19 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...
Christopher M. Klemawesch
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(561) 367-8777 3700 Airport Rd
#401
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Mr. Klemawesch is an experienced and dedicated Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney at Whittel & Melton. He provides comprehensive representation in both State and Federal Courts. Previously, Mr. Klemawesch worked as an Assistant State Attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County, Florida. He has extensive jury trial experience in both criminal and civil cases. Mr. Klemawesch is committed to diligent advocacy to protect his clients' rights and interests.

Mr. Klemawesch obtained his B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and his M.B.A. from the University of South Florida. In 2003, he received his J.D. from the University of Florida....
David Miklas
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Stuart, FL Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(772) 465-5111 1045 SE Ocean Blvd
Suite 4b
Stuart, FL 34996
Free ConsultationEmployment
University of Florida
Mr. Miklas practices all types of labor and employment law exclusively representing management (employers), including both private employers, as well as Florida municipalities and school districts. He has authored hundreds of articles, has co-authored a LexisNexis Expert Commentary in his field of work and, for the past seventeen years, he has been a contributing author and editor for two leading labor and employment law hornbooks. Mr. Miklas has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers for nine years and he is a frequent employment law presenter and is a nationally recognized speaker and an invited guest lecturer...
Jon Andrew Jacobson
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West Palm Beach, FL Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(800) 801-5572 224 Datura St.
Suite 812
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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...
Steven Canter
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 18 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...
Daniel Joseph Shamy
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(561) 939-8042 4800 North Federal Highway, Suite 103B
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Collections and Personal Injury
Nova Southeastern University
I co-founded K/S, Attorneys at Law in April of 2002, and over the past fifteen years our firm has represented thousands of clients in matters stemming from corporate collections to complex business litigation, such as partnership disputes, receivership, fraud claims, and purchase/sale disputes. Our firm is a boutique civil litigation firm with five attorneys who handle various areas of practice, to include, business law, complex business litigation, real estate litigation, family law, personal injury and criminal defense. All of the attorneys in our firm are passionate over their legal representation of the firm's clients, and aim to reach...
Mark R. Osherow
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(561) 257-0880 2101 N.W. Corporate Blvd.
Suite 410
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...
Christopher W Cook
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West Palm Beach, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(561) 236-6265 515 N Flagler Dr., Suite P-300
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Nova Southeastern University
I provide quality legal representation and advocate for the rights and best interests of my clients. I keep clients informed of processes and proceedings and cater to client’s emotions during and throughout litigation.
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
Robert W. Pearce
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 40 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
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.
Tracee L. Ivins Esq.
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 11 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...
Benjamin Murphey
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(844) 587-7439 2211 Davie Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 14 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...
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.
Austin Carr
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(954) 462-6700 110 E Broward Blvd
#1630
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Business and Probate
Whittier Law School
Tina El Fadel
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(561) 939-8042 4800 North Federal Highway Building B, Suite 103
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
Ms. El Fadel is a senior associate with KS Attorneys at law and currently heads up our Firm’s business development, business structuring, business funding and commercial civil trial departments. As such, Ms. El Fadel is experienced in most all areas of commercial business development, commercial civil trial and appellate representation and is licensed to practice in the Federal and State Courts of Florida and the State Courts of New Jersey. Ms. El Fadel’s educational accolades range from graduating summa cum laude from the Shepard Board Law School at Nova Southeastern University to serving as the past Notes and Comments Editor...
Roderick Victor Hannah
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Plantation, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(954) 362-3800 8751 W Broward Blvd Ste 303
Plantation, FL 33324-2632
Employment and Business
Mr. Hannah is an experienced and aggressive employment lawyer representing both employees and employers in a wide variety of employment matters, including cases involving discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing, wage and hour matters (including unpaid overtime and minimum wages), breach of employment contracts, severance agreements, and non-compete agreements. Mr. Hannah has over 34 years of experience successfully representing his clients in state and federal courts, including successfully handling jury and bench trials, appeals, arbitrations, and state and federal administrative hearings.
Edward J. Welch
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Jupiter, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(305) 202-0645 110 Front Street, Suite 300
Jupiter, FL 33477
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of Miami School of Law
Edward J. Welch is the founder of Welch Law, PLLC. Mr. Welch is highly regarded among his peers in the legal community of South Florida. His highly aggressive yet sensible approach to civil litigation routinely yields successful outcomes for his new and returning clients.

Recognized for Superlative Results and Service as a Business Litigation Attorney
Among his achievements, Mr. Welch has been named by Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation. Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star,” a peer–designated honor, is bestowed upon only the top 2.5% of lawyers practicing in Florida. In addition, Mr. Welch has been awarded the Silver...
Theron Coleman Simmons
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(954) 332-3706 101 NE 3rd Ave., Suite 1500
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Employment, Administrative, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Georgetown University Law Center and St. Thomas University School of Law
Peter Mathis Spett
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Boca Raton, FL Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(888) 217-4919 3020 Windsor Cir.
Boca Raton, FL 33434
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, IP and Stockbroker Fraud
Columbia Law School
For over 24 years, I have dedicated my legal skills to advising and zealously representing clients in a variety of areas, including Securities Arbitration, Business Litigation, Employment and Partnership Disputes, Breach of Contract, Fraud and Negligence Claims, Commercial Real Estate Leases, Professional Malpractice, and Intellectual Property Actions.

In addition to handling litigation matters, I also represent businesses and individuals in commercial and secured transactions as well as in drafting and negotiating general contracts (such as non-disclosure agreements, employment covenants, distribution contracts, licenses, etc.).

I have extensive experience representing all types of clients, from single individuals to Fortune 500 companies. ...
Matthew R. McGuigan
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(754) 227-1610 200 S. Andrews Avenue, Ste. 700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Employment, Consumer, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Marc S. Dobin
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Jupiter, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(561) 575-5880 500 University Blvd.
Suite 205
Jupiter, FL 33458
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Securities
New York Law School
James Tai
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Boynton Beach, FL Employment Law Lawyer
(561) 736-3434 2755 S. Federal Highway
Suite 14
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
Employment, Business, Immigration and International
St. Thomas University School of Law
Kenneth B. Schwartz
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West Palm Beach, FL Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(561) 478-5056 1803 S. Australian Ave.
Suite F
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Employment, Appeals, Business and Workers' Comp
Brian F. LaBovick Esq.
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Palm Beach Gardens, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(561) 623-3681 5220 Hood Road, Suite 200
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Free ConsultationEmployment, Asbestos, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
University of Miami School of Law
Andrew Rader
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Deerfield Beach, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 30 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.
Jonathan Picard
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West Palm Beach, FL Employment Law Lawyer
(561) 316-4555 777 S. Flagler Drive
Suite 800, West Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Nova Southeastern University
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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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