Mark J. Berkowitz, P.A.
Fort Lauderdale Employment Law Attorney
The subject area of Labor and Employment Law covers a wide range of legal work place issues, such as wrongful discharge; overtime compensation; the application of non-competition and employment contracts; as well as the denial of health care, disability or pension benefits. If you have lost your job or you believe that you have been denied a promotion, you may have a legal remedy, if those personnel decisions were based upon discriminatory reasons, including race, gender, national origin, disability, age or religious discrimination.
With the assistance of the law firm of Mark J. Berkowitz, P.A., in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, you can obtain the legal assistance you need in the wide and diverse subject area of labor and employment law. You will be professionally counseled on your rights as an employee in the work place and you will be provided with legal and practical options, tailored to meet your needs in a specific situation.
Attorney Mark J. Berkowitz has been practicing labor and employment law for almost twenty years. His legal work concentrates in this important area of the law and he has assisted both private sector and public sector employees, throughout the State of Florida. He applies his substantive legal knowledge as an experienced practitioner for employees, working for private companies, as well as for those employees who have been employed by the city, county, state and federal governments.
At Mark J. Berkowitz, P.A., we also represent employees and labor union members in arbitration proceedings, involving grievances under collective bargaining agreements. We represent state employees before the Public Employees Relations Commission, municipal and county employees in administrative hearings, as well as federal employees, through-out the United States, before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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About Mark J. Berkowitz
For over twenty years, Attorney Mark J. Berkowitz has successfully assisted clients throughout South Florida with employment law matters. He has resolved issues ranging from age discrimination and sexual harassment to wage and hour claims and issues involving prohibited retaliation. Mr. Berkowitz applies his experience and knowledge to each matter which he handles.
Mr. Berkowitz focuses his practice on employment discrimination matters before both state and federal courts; as well as government administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. These litigation matters involve cases related to claims of discrimination based on race, national origin, religion and gender, including, pregnancy and sexual harassment, as well as claims based on age, disability, medical leave; under the Family Medical Leave Act, retaliation and whistle-blower claims. He also handles claims involving issues of unfair competition, unpaid wages and non-compete and trade secret claims; and additionally, he engages clients in the negotiation of employment contracts and severance agreements.
Mr. Berkowitz has represented federal employees before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit System Protection Board and he has represented state employees before the Florida Commission on Human Relations, the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings and the Florida Public Employees Relations Commission. He has also represented employees of various federal agencies, including the Transportation Security Administration, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, in both Florida and throughout the United States. Mr. Berkowitz has assisted state and local employees, including members of the United Corrections Officers Federation of Miami-Dade County, in arbitrations before hearing officers; civil service boards and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
Mr. Berkowitz is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida. Additionally, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has also been featured as a speaker at various labor and employment law conferences and seminars.
To find out more about our attorney and our practice, or discuss your work place matter, please contact us today.