Accomplishments

FIRM PRACTICE & SIGNIFICANT CASES

The firm concentrates its practice defending a broad spectrum of personal injury, employment discrimination, and civil rights matters. These include wrongful death and large-exposure personal injury cases. The firm defends employment discrimination cases brought pursuant to Title VII, Age Discrimination and Employment Act (ADEA), FLSA, FMLA, FCRA, §1983 and retaliation claims.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Florida Petroleum Marketers Association, The Convenience Business Security Act: Why Common Sense Compliance Protects Your Business, Epic Risk Management Retreat, St. Petersburg, Florida, April 22 – 23, 2015.

Miami-Dade League of Cities, Moderator, Community Commitments to End Homelessness, Best Practices Conference; October 24, 2014.

Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council, Panelist: Essential Concepts in Employee Background Investigations; Basic Employee Manuals & Procedures, 29th Annual Business Expo, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, March 21, 2014.

Public Risk Insurance Managers Association (PRIMA), Defending Retaliation Claims, South Florida Chapter, January 16, 2014.

Florida Association of Police Attorneys, Recent Legal Developments in Section 1983 and Police Civil Liability, Annual Seminar, October 18-19, 2012.

Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, Civil Rights and Tort Case Law Update, Annual Seminar, July 19-21, 2012.

Public Risk Insurance Managers Association (PRIMA), Risk Management Roundtable – Panel Discussion: Measuring the Performance of Your Risk Management Staff; Take-Home Vehicle Policies – Who’s at Risk, South Florida Chapter, April 19, 2012.

RIMS – The Risk Management Society, Negligent Security: Foreseeable Crimes and Liability Under Florida Law, Greater Miami Chapter, February 24, 2012.

Public Risk Insurance Managers Association (PRIMA), Florida’s Public Records Law: Promoting Transparency In Government, South Florida Chapter; July 21, 2011.

Miami-Dade League of Cities, Moderator, Elected Officials and Ethical Problems Involving Voting Conflicts and Gifts, Best Practices Conference; December 2, 2011.

Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, Civil Rights and Tort Case Law Update, Annual Seminar, July 16-18, 2009.