Super Lawyers has named 80 attorneys in Holland & Knight's Florida offices "Super Lawyers" and 20 "Rising Stars" for 2019. Additionally, several of the firm's attorneys were ranked among the "Top 10," "Top 100" and the "Top 50 Women."
After investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Rios Rodriguez Enterprises Inc. – owner of five Central Florida restaurants – will pay $83,577 in back wages to 91 employees for violating the minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The employer also paid $21,266 in civil money penalties for repeated violations.
Partner John (Jack) Lord, Jr. was honored by the South Florida Business Journal as one of its 2019 “Outstanding Voices.” Lord, co-chair of Foley’s Labor & Employment Practice, was part of an inaugural group of outstanding LGBTQ business leaders, individuals, allies and advocates in the South Florida area who were honored for making a difference in advancing equality in the business world.Original source can be found here.
Bradley is pleased to announce that Marc James Ayers, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been certified in appellate practice by the Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education (BLSE).
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice has increased its focus on the southeast region by expanding the practice to meet the demands of clients and technology companies in the region.
Holland & Knight Partner Marilyn Holifield will be honored with the 2019 David W. Dyer Professionalism Award, the highest award given by the Dade County Bar Association, on June 16 at the Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building in Miami.
Nason Yeager issued the following announcement on May 24.No matter the complexity of the commercial relationship, parties naturally want to—or should—clearly define all of their respective obligations.
The Board of Trustees of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) introduced its new chair and elected three new members at the Board’s annual meeting, held at the organization’s headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, on April 25–26.
Baker McKenzie recently partnered with Children’s Rights and other organizations on a pro bono basis to secure a win for vulnerable children in the Southern Region of Florida (Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties) in the United States.