Labor & Employment

The Labor and Employment Law Practice Group at Greenspoon Marder is focused on keeping our clients out of the courtroom. We pro-actively counsel our clients to help them understand, prepare for, and appropriately respond to the thousands of federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions that govern the employer-employee relationship. It's an often complicated area of law, and Greenspoon Marder attorneys have the expertise, in-depth knowledge and resources necessary to keep up with the ever-changing landscape.

First and foremost, our labor and employment attorneys work with clients on pro-active compliance, liability mitigation, crisis management, and dispute resolution. We counsel our clients on the implementation of employment policies and practices that help protect against potential claims and/or violations; and, when necessary, we draw upon the extensive experience of our substantial Litigation Law Group to ensure the best possible outcome for our clients.

Greenspoon Marder’s labor and employment attorneys defend employers in all matters arising in state and federal courts and before local, state and federal agencies, such as: the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); the U.S. Department of Labor; the Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); the Florida Commission on Human Relations; and other fair employment practice agencies.

We represent both public and private corporations, public bodies and partnerships in diverse fields such as retail sales, hospitality, banking, service providers, construction, the marine industry and more. Our attorneys are also approved panel counsel for several employment practices liability insurance carriers, and we work with our clients to maximize the benefits they receive from their insurance policies.

Greenspoon Marder handles a wide-range of labor and employment law matters, including but not limited to:

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Arbitration
  • Background Investigations
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Class Action
  • COBRA
  • Compensation
  • Compliance with State and Federal Regulations
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Disabilities
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
  • Electronic Information and Data
  • Employee Discipline and Discharge Issues
  • Employee Leasing
  • Employee Privacy Rights
  • Employment Agreements/Contracts
  • Employment Manuals, Policies and Procedures, and Codes of Conduct
  • ERISA
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Executive Compensation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992
  • Government Contractors
  • Independent Contractor Issues
  • Labor-Management Relations
  • Legal Audits to Evaluate Workplace Compliance
  • Litigation
  • Litigation Avoidance
  • Live Training Programs
  • Management Training Seminars
  • Mediation
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Negotiations
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Occupational Safety and Health Law
  • Personnel Policies
  • Plant Closings and Reductions in Force
  • Retaliation Claims
  • Severance Agreements
  • Temporary Employees and Employee Leasing
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Trade Secrets
  • Training for Employees and Management
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Unfair Competition and Non-Compete
  • WARN Compliance
  • Whistle Blower Claims
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workplace Violence Control Plans
  • Wrongful Discharge

Because Greenspoon Marder is a full-service law firm, our Labor & Employment attorneys have the ability to draw upon the experience and expertise of attorneys in a wide range of practice, including: Litigation; Corporate & BusinessAppellateMediation;Government & Government Relations; and more.