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Peter R. Siegel

Partner
Overview

Peter R. Siegel practices in the Labor and Employment and Litigation practice groups at Greenspoon Marder. He represents employers and employees in litigating the full range of workplace issues, including wrongful discharge, non-compete agreements, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992. Mr. Siegel counsels employers on all aspects of the employment relationship including interviewing, hiring, employee discipline and discharge issues, and the drafting and negotiating of employment and severance agreements. He also performs legal audits of client workplaces to evaluate compliance issues, conducts training for employees and management, and frequently lectures to business groups, human resource managers, and legal professionals on such topical issues as how to reduce the risk of employment litigation. Mr. Siegel is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Society for Human Resource Management. He is also serving a three-year term on the Florida Bar’s Federal Court Practice Committee.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1993
    • National Moot Court Team, Member
  • B.A., History, Columbia University, Honors, 1989
Experience

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “The #MeToo Movement and Today’s Hazardous Workplace: 5 Easy Ways to Stop Sexual Harassment Before it’s Too Late,” Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce Trustee Luncheon, March 21, 2018
  • Speaker, “Top Ten Ways to Avoid Employee Lawsuits in Today’s Litigious World,” Women’s Executive Club of Fort Lauderdale, January 19, 2017
  • Speaker, “Top Ten Ways to Avoid Employee Lawsuits,” Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce Business Academy, December 2, 2016
  • Speaker, “ “Cyber Security: A Small Business Guide,” Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce Business Academy, December 2, 2016
  • Presenter, “Employer Risks and Obligations Regarding Social Media and Technology” Hot Topics in Today’s Workplace Seminar, October 28, 2015
Awards

Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell, Rated AV® Preeminent ™
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Lawyers,” 2006-2018
  • South Florida Business & Wealth magazine, Finalist, “Leaders In Law Award,” Labor & Employment, 2014
  • The American Lawyer magazine, “Top Rated Lawyers,” 2012-2014
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