News

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Media Quotes, Interview & Articles

February 4, 2016

Oregon Telecom Company Can’t Dodge Suit Over Skirted International Call Fees
Law360

December 18, 2015

Labor & Employment Law: Employer Rights
The Legal News & Review, WBZT 1230 AM

December 7, 2015

Starwood Hotel in Disney Ducks Most Transgender Bias Claims
Law360

November 4, 2015

Dade Medical College hit with class action lawsuit by former employees after sudden closure
South Florida Business Journal

October 13, 2015

Balancing Act: Productivity can soar when working from home
Miami Herald (October 13, 2015)
Albuquerque Journal (October 20, 2015)

May 18, 2015

Foreclosure Firm Butler & Hosch Shuts Down
Daily Business Review

April 11, 2015

Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP Marks Its 10th Year Serving the Public
Legal Aid News Today

January 6, 2015

Kim Vaughan Lerner LLP Addresses the Pitfalls of Using Independent Contractors in Lieu of Employees
NALA

May 23, 2014

Young Lawyers’ Effort Helping Boost Literacy 
South Florida Sun Sentinel

August 22, 2012

The Fine Print: Legal Aid Service and Coast to Coast Legal Aid Host ‘For the Public Good’ Fundraiser
South Florida Sun Sentinel

May 28, 2010

Sales Reps Hit US Gas & Electric with OT Suit
Law360

August 2009

Personal Devices Pose New Sexual Harassment Issues At Work
South Florida Sun-Sentinel (August 19, 2009)
Orlando Sentinel (August 19, 2009)
Miami Herald (August 25, 2009)
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (August 30, 2009)
The Columbus Dispatch (October 25, 2009)

August 4, 2008

Double-edged Axe: As Employers Lay Off Workers En Masse, The Newly Unemployed Are Turning 
Around And Suing Them
Daily Business Review

March 12, 2008

Balancing Act: Rules Could Change For Taking Time Off
Miami Herald

February 18, 2008

Family Leave Act Faces Overhaul
Miami Herald

April 6, 2007

Wellness Programs for Employees: Getting Your Team Healthy Is Good for the Bottom Line
Small Business Review

February 1, 2006

Are You Violating the FLSA’s Overtime Rules?
Debt Collection Compliance Alert

September 12, 2005

Jurors, Watch the Screen: Trial Lawyers Choose More Sophisticated Means of Persuasion
Legal Times

September 2, 2005

Polygraph Ruling Shows Employer Caution Needed
South Florida Business Journal

August 13, 2005

Wealthy Floridians Lose Millions in Alleged Investment Con
Associated Press

April 13, 2005

Big-Time Investors “Got Taken”
Miami Herald

Published Works

2004 – 2016

Midwinter Meeting Report of the Subcommittee on the Family and Medical Leave Act
American Bar Association, Contributing Author

2015

The Family and Medical Leave Act (Cumulative Supplement)
American Bar Association, Bloomberg BNA Books, Chapter Editor

2006, 2008, 2011, 2013

The Family and Medical Leave Act Treatise (Cumulative Supplement)

2008 – 2010

Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Aspen Publishers, Contributing Author

December 1, 2006

Ensuring Fair Play: Using Common Law to Protect Against Unfair Competition from Former Employees
Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 3

July 1, 2006

Ten Tips from the Front Lines: Practical Guidance for Avoiding Employment Lawsuits
HR Advisor

March 1, 2005

Productivity Monitoring in the Workplace
American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law
Technology Committee Midwinter Meeting

Seminar Articles & Speeches

May 6, 2016

The Sixth Sense: Six Common Scenarios and How to Analyze Them Without Calling a Lawyer
Human Resources Association of Broward County’s 5th Annual Legal Seminar

March 8, 2016

Roundtable with General Counsel from Ryder, Bacardi, Yahoo! Hispanic Americas
The South Florida Executive Roundtable

February 1, 2016

Diversity Across the Bench
Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

October 7, 2015

Executive H.R. Panel – Driving Change and Innovation While Boosting Team Engagement
The South Florida Executive Roundtable

May 20, 2015

HR Matters & Insights — HR, Labor & Employment and the Bottom Line
South Florida Association for Financial Professionals (SFAFP)

May 23, 2013

2013 Grievance Committee Institute
The Florida Bar

January 31, 2013

Diversity Week: Employment Discrimination
University of Miami School of Law

January 13, 2011

Managing Partner Roundtable
Legal Marketing Association, Southeastern Chapter

June 16, 2010

The Department of Labor’s Growing Interest in Targeting YOU for FLSA Violations
Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk + The Human Equation

April 8, 2010

Practical and Legal Considerations When Implementing Recession-Based Employment Decisions
Practising Law Institute

November 16, 2006

Senior Executive and Officer Litigation: How to Avoid and Handle Employment-Related Claims Involving Key Business Leaders 
2006 Labor & Employment Seminar Important Legal and Litigation Issues Facing Employers, Hogan & Hartson LLP

May 10, 2006

Keeping Up to Date with the FLSA and Florida Wage and Hour Laws
Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management Spring Legislative Update

November 29, 2005

Race to the Courthouse, Not Choice of Law Provision, Decides Fate of Noncompete Agreement
Labor & Employment Update, Hogan & Hartson LLP

July 1, 2005

Court Further Limits Polygraph Testing by Prohibiting Employer From Even “Requesting” a Polygraph Without “Reasonable Suspicion”
Labor & Employment Update, Hogan & Hartson LLP

July 1, 2005

Court Rules that Signed Agreement By Fired Employee Waiving FMLA Claim Invalid Without Prior Approval From the Department of Labor or a Court
Labor & Employment Update, Hogan & Hartson LLP

May 9, 2005

Navigating the Maze of Health, Leave, and Disability Laws 
Employment Law & Strategies for a Global Economy, Hogan & Hartson LLP