About LGP

We leverage diversity of expertise and depth of experience to relentlessly advocate on behalf of our clients’ business, transactional and litigation needs. Client Partnerships Defined by Access, Communication, and Trust We at Liebler, more...

Real Estate & Real Estate Finance

Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo’s Real Estate practice group provides a broad spectrum of legal services across virtually all real estate sectors and serves its investor and institutional clients in the core real estate more...

Premises Liability

From Fortune 500 companies to municipal institutions, Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo represents clients in premises liability actions arising out of business operations. The successful defense of these claims often turns on early identification more...

Corporate & Business Litigation

Our corporate and business practice provides a broad range of legal services for every legal need that arises during the life cycle of a business. From selecting the appropriate type of entity to more...

EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING & WORKPLACE CLAIMS PREVENTION

The Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo Labor and Employment Group frequently counsels employers on how best to handle internal employment matters. We also make sure our clients comply with the myriad of local, state and federal labor and employment laws, which are constantly changing. Our goal is to avoid time-consuming and costly lawsuits, or at a minimum, to prepare our clients to successfully defend against an employee’s lawsuit.

Our Labor and Employment Group has a depth of experience in a broad array of counseling and advice issues that plague employers, such as:

• Hiring procedures
• Background checks
• Drug testing
• Discipline
• Discharge
• Reductions in force and retaliation

Our informed team keeps up with the evolving employment-related statutes so you don’t have to. We have counseled our clients on the following matters:

• Accessibility and public accommodation (Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA))
• Administrative Proceedings
• Age Discrimination and Employment Act (ADEA)
• Executive Employment Agreements
• Compensation
• Non-Compete/Non-Solicitation Agreements
• Confidentiality Agreements and Trade Secrets
• Preventative Advice
• ADA Disability, including Reasonable Accommodations
• Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), including Leave of Absence issues
• Discrimination
• Retaliation
• Harassment
• Hostile Work Environment
• Employee Handbooks
• Employment Torts
• Fair Credit Reporting Act
• Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
• Florida Civil Rights Act
• Florida Private Sector Whistleblower Act
• Florida Public Sector Whistleblower Act
• Independent Contractor Issues
• Internal Investigations
• Labor Grievances
• Management Training Seminars
• Merger & Acquisition Advice
• Miami-Dade County Ordinances
• Negligent Hiring/Retention/Supervision
• Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
• Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Maternity Leave and Breastfeeding Rights
• Paternity Leave
• Reduction-in-Force Planning/ WARN Act
• Separation Agreements
• Union Avoidance Training