Mary Esther Employment Lawyers

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Fort Walton Beach, FL Employment Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(850) 362-4002 546 Mary Esther Cut Off NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Vanderbilt University Law School
Fort Walton Beach, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(850) 197-4064 909 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Employment, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Fort Walton Beach, FL Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(850) 862-4608 916 Pocahontas Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Employment, Criminal, DUI and Military
Michael Reldon Leininger
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Destin, FL Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(850) 650-9916 114 Palmetto St
Suite 8
Destin, FL 32541
Employment, Divorce, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
Attorney Information Meet Michael Leininger Attorney Michael R. Leininger began his legal career in real estate law and commercial law serving small businesses in a variety of ways. Since founding Leininger Law Firm, P.A., in Destin, Florida, he has become increasing involved with family law, criminal defense and estate planning/probate for individuals. Litigation has always been an important portion of his legal practice and he has extended that into the area of personal injury, contract law, contract disputes and commercial litigation. Known for his rigorous attention to detail and his commitment to being overly-accessible at all times, he is a lawyer with unwavering honesty,...
Destin, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(850) 837-5507 1241 Airport Rd
Destin, FL 32541
Employment, Business, Collections and Divorce
Florida Coastal School of Law
Jeremiah Joseph Talbott
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Pensacola, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(850) 437-9600 900 E Moreno St
Pensacola, FL 32503
Employment, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Jeremiah “JJ” Talbott is the founding partner of the Law Office of JJ Talbott, P.A. and concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, workers’ compensation, unpaid wages and overtime, wrongful termination, Social Security Disability, Family and Medical Leave Act, Divorce/Family law, probate, and general civil litigation. JJ was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1972 and moved to Pensacola, Florida in 1974. He graduated from J.M. Tate High School in 1990 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of West Florida in 1994. In 1997, he received his Juris Doctorate from Samford University, Cumberland School...
Robert Bleach
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Pensacola, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(850) 366-3583 P.O. Box 11157
Pensacola, FL 32524-1157
Free ConsultationEmployment
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Robert T. Bleach is a disability lawyer in Pensacola, Florida. Mr. Bleach limits his practice to representing plaintiffs in long term disability/ERISA claims. He has 15 years of experience and is currently a solo practitioner.
R. John Westberry
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Pensacola, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(850) 473-0401 4400 Bayou Boulevard, Suite 32A
Pensacola, FL 32503
Employment and Family
William Wells
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Pensacola, FL Employment Law Attorney
(850) 512-4657 17 W. Cervantes Street
Pensacola, FL 32501
Employment
Pensacola, FL Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
4060 Bedevere Dr
Pensacola, FL 32514
Employment
Univ of Florida COL and University of Florida Levin College of Law
Pensacola, FL Employment Law Lawyer
(850) 473-0401 3000 Langley Avenue, Suite 300
Pensacola, FL 52504
Employment
Pensacola, FL Employment Law Lawyer
(850) 434-3527 635 W Garden St
Pensacola, FL 32502
Employment
Gulf Breeze, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(800) 541-7365 3749 Gulf Breeze Pkwy
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Employment, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Military
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Pensacola, FL Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(850) 436-7000 118 E Garden St
Pensacola, FL 32502
Employment, Insurance Defense, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
Pensacola, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(850) 434-3527 635 W Garden St
Pensacola, FL 32502
Employment, Business and Real Estate
Pensacola, FL Employment Law Attorney
(850) 436-7000 118 E Garden St
Pensacola, FL 32502
Employment, Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
Pensacola, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(850) 432-9818 226 E Government St
Pensacola, FL 32502
Employment, Criminal and Insurance Defense
Molino, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(850) 436-9680 7536 Sunshine Hill Rd
Molino, FL 32577
Employment, Administrative, Criminal and Workers' Comp
Ellen Pilelsky
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(888) 384-6114 7777 Glades Road, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33434
Offers Video ChatBoca 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...
Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatGainesville, 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.
Alberto Naranjo
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(305) 942-8070 7900 Oak Ln
#400
Miami Lakes, FL 33016
Free ConsultationMiami Lakes, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
Employment
Florida International University College of Law
Employment Attorney based in Miami servicing the tri-couty area. Alberto Naranjo is a Florida employment lawyer helping with all issues regarding work and your career. AN Law Firm, P.A. mainly focuses its services in Miami (Dade County), Fort Lauderdale (Broward County) and West Palm Beach.

We can help with wrongful terminations, retaliation, unpaid wages, FMLA, pregnancy discrimination, and more!

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George Indest
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Altamonte Springs, FL Employment Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(407) 331-6620 1101 Douglas Avenue
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Health Care
Tulane University School of Law and The George Washington University Law School
George F. Indest III is the President and Managing Partner of The Health Law Firm, based in Orlando. Mr. Indest is board certified by the Florida Bar in the legal specialty of Health Law. He is also board certified as a health care risk manager by the American Board of Risk Management, Inc. His practice encompasses all aspects of business, corporate, transactional, regulatory and administrative health law practice, and he represents physicians, nurses, hospitals, home health agencies, long term care facilities and other health care providers. His practice also includes the litigation of professional licensing cases and business litigation, defense...
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....
Jeffrey Lieser
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Tampa, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(813) 280-1256 403 N. Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
Employment, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Jeff is the Managing Partner of Lieser Skaff Alexander (LSA), a 9-attorney firm with 3 Florida offices. Jeff has concentrated his practice on business law and business litigation.

In 2017 and 2018, Jeff was named to the Florida Legal Elite roster. The select lawyers on this prestigious list represent fewer than 1.5% of active Florida Bar members. Jeff has also been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers® magazine each year from 2013-2017, an honor based upon peer review reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys under age 40.

Jeff represents clients in complex business and civil litigation cases...
Annette Newman Esq.
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Stuart, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(772) 291-2528 1 SE Ocean Blvd.
Stuart, FL 34994
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...
Janet Wise
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Tampa, FL Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(813) 251-5599 601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603
Employment
Georgia State University College of Law
Janet E. Wise is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar since 2001, which recognizes her special knowledge, skills and proficiency in labor and employment law, along with her professionalism and ethical standards. As an attorney with the Sass Law Firm, she brings over 27 years of experience to the practice which primarily represents employees from both the private and public sectors in workplace disputes. Ms. Wise speaks frequently on employment law topics, especially in the area of attorney ethics, and serves on various committees, both locally and nationally. Janet has made the Florida Super...
Matthew C. Shapiro
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Daytona Beach, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(386) 257-1222 222 Seabreeze Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Employment, Elder, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Florida International University College of Law
A native of Ormond Beach, Mr. Shapiro is a proud graduate of Seabreeze High School. Mr. Shapiro received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Florida International University where he finished ranked in the top ten in his class. As a law student, he was an associate member of his school’s law review and had the honor of having his comment selected for publication. He also served as a teaching assistant for his law school’s legal research and writing program; was an intern at the Fifth District Court of Appeal; and was the recipient of book awards in Legal Research and...
Kevin Sanderson
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Sarasota , FL Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(941) 444-1548 SnugHarbor Village Office Complex
7717 Holiday Drive
Sarasota , FL 34321
Employment, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Kevin Sanderson serves your legal needs throughout all of West Central Florida, including Sarasota, Casey Key, Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Bradenton, North Port, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Fort Myers, Arcadia, Englewood, and Naples.

Education
Kevin F. Sanderson is a graduate of Boston University (B.A., Psychology) and obtained his juris doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, FL. He continued his education, obtaining his LL.M. (legal laureate masters) in international taxation and offshore finance, also at St. Thomas University School of Law. Kevin was born and raised in New Jersey.

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Mr. Sanderson is a member of the Florida Bar, a member...
Richard T. Herman Esq
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Coral Gables, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(800) 808-4013 201 Alhambra Circle
Suite 500
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment, Criminal, Divorce and Immigration
Case Western Reserve University
For all you immigration law needs, call Richard today at 1-800-808-4013. Richard and his team are happy to help! The Herman Legal Group is the "Law Firm for Immigrants." Founded by nationally-known immigration lawyer Richard Herman in 1995, the Herman Legal Group provides skilled and cost-effective immigration counsel to businesses, families and individuals. Along with attorneys Charmaine Rozario, Vania Stefanova, Frank Krajenke, Luis Villarroel, Erin James, Kamal Dari, and Of-Counsel lawyers Dinh Tran, Gil Manzano, Karmen Waters and Ronen Kurzfled. We speak over 12 languages. We are experienced in all aspects of immigration law, including...
Dorothy F Easley
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Miami, FL Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(800) 216-6185 1200 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1950
Miami, FL 33131
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Business and Family
University of Miami School of Law
Dorothy Easley is the founder of Easley Appellate Practice PLLC, a leading appellate law firm that focuses on delivering a full range of appellate and trial support services, particularly in complex and multi-jurisdictional matters. Our core substantive sectors within appellate practice are business/commercial law, health law and medical malpractice (defense), criminal law and complex statutory and constitutional issues. The firm is experienced in prosecuting and defending Florida state and federal civil, administrative and criminal law appeals. We work in an appellate capacity, from the trial court to the Supreme Court.
Cynthia Sass
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Tampa, FL Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(813) 251-5599 601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Richmond
Cynthia N. Sass has been practicing law in Florida over 30 years. She formed the Sass Law Firm in 1993 to exclusively focus on representing public and private sector employees in employment disputes. The mission of her firm is to provide the client with an honest assessment of each case, ensure each client is educated on the options and remedies available to them through the law, and strategize with the client to accomplish their goals. In doing so, her firm takes an individual approach to each case, advising clients as to the potential results, costs of litigation and other means...
Mitchell Feldman
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TAMPA, FL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(877) 946-8293 6940 W. Linebaugh Avenue
SUITE 101
TAMPA, FL 33625
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Emory University School of Law
Mitchell Lloyd Feldman Esq. experienced trial lawyer, 23 years litigation experience.

For over 2 decades, MITCHELL LLOYD FELDMAN, ESQ., has been a civil litigator, who has worked on the defense and the plaintiff side of cases. Over the last 10 years, Mr. Feldman has focused his practice representing employees and individuals in personal injury, workers' comp and employment claims. Mr. Feldman’s bench and jury trial experience includes cases involving the following: Wage and hour claims, personal injuries and automobile accidents, workers’ compensation, Employment Contracts and Whistleblower Actions, and one criminal case. Mr. Feldman has handled...
Joseph C. Shoemaker
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Gainesville, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(855) 473-1818 2700 NW 43rd Street, Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32606
Employment, Business, Communications and Real Estate
University of Florida
Joseph C. Shoemaker is a shareholder with the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns, working primarily out of the firm's Leesburg office.

He specializes in Commercial Litigation, Employment & Labor Law, Business Law, and Commercial Real Estate. He practices many areas of law, including Internet Law, Sexual Harassment, Civil Litigation, and Wrongful Termination.

Joseph Shoemaker spent six years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an Avionics Technician and served in Operation Desert Storm. During his time in the Corps he traveled to Asia and Europe.

After his time in the military, he pursued his B.A. degree from the...
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.
Bruce Coane
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Hallandale Beach, FL Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(305) 538-6800 1250 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd.
Suite 303
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Employment and Immigration
Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Mr. Coane received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors from Penn State University in 1979. He received a Juris Doctor Degree in Law from the University of Houston in 1981, and is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United State Court of Appeals in Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Atlanta and San Francisco. He is also admitted to practice by the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
Amanda L. Biondolino
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Tampa, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(813) 251-5599 601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603
Employment
Saint Louis University School of Law
Amanda Biondolino has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law claims, as well as fair housing and public accommodation claims. Amanda’s passion for assisting those whose rights have been violated, along with her legal insight and tenacious demeanor, make her a powerful advocate for anyone experiencing unjust treatment or illegal prejudice.

Prior to joining the Sass Law Firm, Ms. Biondolino spent years defending employers accused of discrimination and other workplace law violations. She also enforced Missouri’s anti-discrimination law, the Missouri Human Rights Act, as a Human Rights Attorney for the Missouri Commission on Human Rights. Amanda’s understanding of the...
Timothy W. Weber
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St. Petersburg, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(727) 828-9919 5453 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Employment, Business, Criminal and Divorce
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Timothy W. Weber is Board Certified in Appellate Practice and practices in the areas of appellate law, civil and commercial litigation, business litigation, employment and labor, civil rights and education, land use and real estate, criminal, and family. He represents clients in state and federal courts at both the trial and appeal levels. Before co-founding the firm, Tim was a shareholder at Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & Wein, P.A. in St. Petersburg for 16 years. He has been board certified in Appellate Practice since 2004 and has been selected as a SuperLawyer every year since 2014. He has also...
Kenneth Martin Hesser
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Ocala, FL Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(352) 789-6520 328 NE 1st Ave.
Suite 100
Ocala, FL 34470
Employment, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Wake Forest University School of Law
Mr. Hesser was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1975. He attended Penn State University where he received degrees in both Political Science and Media Studies in 1997. Mr. Hesser then attended Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he obtained a Juris Doctorate in 2000. Mr. Hesser spent his final year of law school in Gainesville studying at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Mr. Hesser practices in the fields of bankruptcy, employment, and workers’ compensation law. Prior to forming Schatt & Hesser, PA with his longtime colleague in Ocala, Ted Schatt, Ken...
Bruce Alexander Minnick
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Tallahassee, FL Employment Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(850) 491-0015 3810 Buck Lake Road
F-607
Tallahassee, FL 32317
Employment, Business, Stockbroker Fraud and White Collar Crime
Florida State University College of Law and Florida State University College of Law
If 41+ years of legal experience matters to you or to your small business, you should contact Bruce Alexander Minnick..Mr. Minnick has enjoyed a variety of professional legal and banking positions which combine to make him uniquely qualified to handle all your legal needs:

Private Legal Practice Experience:
+Partner, Mang, Rett & Minnick, PA, Tallahassee
++Founding Director, Bruce A. Minnick, PA, Tallahassee
+++Managing Partner, The Minnick Law Firm. Tallahassee

Florida Banking Experience
+Florida Commercial Bank Operations Officer, Miami,
++ Senior VP & General Counsel, Florida Credit Union League, Tallahassee
+++Senior VP & general Counsel, FCUL Service Corporation, Inc., Tallahassee
+++General Counsel to several Florida...
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...
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Mary Esther Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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Problems in the workplace?

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.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.