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Susan N. Eisenberg
Susan N. Eisenberg
Partner 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5637
Fax:
305.349.4779
 
 

Susan Eisenberg has more than 25 years of experience exclusively representing management in labor and employment matters. She is a recognized trial attorney having tried employment cases on behalf of employers in both state and federal courts. Susan also provides day-to-day advice to her clients regarding employment issues, including audits to insure compliance with wage and hour laws. She is nationally known for her work in wage and hour matters. Susan provides entertaining and informative training sessions for management and staff employees. She is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law, is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and has been recognized in Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America.
 
Awards & Recognition
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Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
 
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The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow since 2007
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2006-2015, Listed in Florida for Employment Law - Management
 
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Chambers USA 2004-2014, Ranked in Florida for Labor & Employment
 
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Chambers USA 2012, Women in Law Awards, Short List for Employment Lawyer of the Year
 
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The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Listed for Management, Labor & Employment, 2012
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2012-2014, Listed in Florida for Employment & Labor and Employment Litigation - Defense
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2008, 2010-2011, 2013-2014, Listed in Florida as one of the "Top 50 Women Lawyers"
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2013, Listed in Florida as one of the "Top 100 Lawyers"
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2013, Listed in Florida as one of the "Top 100 Miami Lawyers"
 
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Daily Business Review 2014, Recognized as a Top 20 Women in Law Honoree in South Florida
 
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South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012-2014, Listed for Labor & Employment
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012-2013, Listed for Labor & Employment
 
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Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
 
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American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Published Works & Lectures
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American Bar Association 8th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference, Moderator, "Best Practices for Wage and Hour Compliance," November 2014
 
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JAMS Miami ABA Mediation Program, Panelist, "Best Practices in Employment Mediation," October 2014
 
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Akerman Nineteenth Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar, Presenter, "Wage and Hour - Avoiding Misclassification of Workers," April 2014
 
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Law360, Quoted, "4 Tips For Steering Clear of FLSA Delivery Worker Suits," February 18, 2014
 
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Practising Law Institute's "Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2014," Presenter, "Common Mistakes and Pitfalls in Wage & Hour Compliance," February 2014
 
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Law360, Quoted, "Domino's Deal Heralds FLSA Woes For Fast-Food Chains," February 4, 2014
 
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American Bar Association 7th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference, Moderator, "Independent Contractors: Are they Misclassified?," November 2013
 
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American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Seminar, Moderator, "Department of Labor and Other Perspectives on Independent Contractor Misclassification," September 2013
 
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Akerman Eighteenth Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar, Presenter, "FLSA: Hot Topics and Compliance Tips," April 2013
 
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Practising Law Institute's "Managing Wage & Hour Risks 2013," Presenter, "Handling Classification and Compensation in the 21st Century Workplace," February 2013
 
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Litigation Council of America's Wage & Hour Defense Institute, Presenter, "Quarterly Update on Developments in Wage and Hour Law," February 2013
 
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American Bar Association 6th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Presenter, "Compliance Issues from an In-House Perspective," October 2012
 
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Akerman Seventeenth Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar, Presenter, "Ways to Avoid FLSA Lawsuits," April 2012
 
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Practising Law Institute's "Managing Wage & Hour Risks 2012," Presenter, "FLSA - The Latest Developments," February 2012
 
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The Fair Labor Standards Act, Associate Editor, 2nd Edition
 
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Daily Business Review, Co-Author, "Make Sure Independent Contractors are Classified Correctly," March 2012
 
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American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Annual Meeting, Presenter, "A Review of Orders in Florida Regarding Settlement Agreements and Attorneys' Fees Under the FLSA," November 2011
 
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The Fair Labor Standards Act, Associate Editor, Cumulative Supplement, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012
 
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Akerman Sixteenth Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar, Presenter, "Wage & Hour Boot Camp: Tips for Winning the War Against FLSA Claims," April 2011
 
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American Bar Association Labor & Employment Section, Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee Mid-Winter Meeting, Presenter, "Fair Labor Standards Act Update," February 2002-2009
 
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6th National Forum on Wage and Hour Litigation, Presenter, "Obtaining and Defeating Class Certification under FLSA and State Law," April 2008
 
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American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee Midwinter Meeting, Presenter, "FLSA Update on Recent Cases and Regulatory Issues," February 2008
 
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American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, Annual Meeting, Presenter, "FLSA Exemption Issues," October 2007
 
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American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee Midwinter Meeting, Presenter, "FLSA Update on Recent Cases and Regulatory Issues," February 2007
 
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American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, Videoconference, Presenter, "FLSA Hot Issues," February 2007
 
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Greater Miami Society of Human Resources, Program on Fall Legislative Update, Presenter, Mock-Trial: "The HR Professional as a Witness," October 2006
 
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Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, Program on Employment Arbitration: "From Deciding to Arbitrate Through Challenging the Award," Presenter, "Post Hearing Briefs and Awards," September 2006
 
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Florida Bar Advanced Labor Topics Seminar, Presenter, "What Does the Future Hold for Labor and Employment Law Practice," May 2006
 
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Greater Miami Society of Human Resources Management National Meeting, Presenter, "The Fair Labor Standards Act-One Year After the New Regulations," October 2005
 
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American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Presenter, "Wage and Hour Update: The Uncertain Fate of State Law Class Actions," August 2005
 
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Greater Miami Society of Human Resources Management, Program on Legal Update, Presenter, "Avoiding Age Claims When Firing One or More Employees," February 2005
 
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The Florida Bar and Young Lawyers' Section, Program on Basic Labor & Employment Law, Presenter, "The Age Discrimination in Employment Act," April 2000 and February 2002
 
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The Florida Bar Labor & Employment Section, Program on Keeping Ahead of the Tidal Wave of Employment Discrimination Issues, Presenter, "Arbitration After Circuit City," November 2001
 
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The Florida Bar Labor & Employment Section, Program on Employment Discrimination, Presenter, "Past Sexual Conduct/Misconduct of Plaintiffs and Defendants in Sexual Harassment Cases," February 2000
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow, 2007-Present
 
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Federal Trial Bar, Member
 
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The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Section, Member
 
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American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Trial Advocacy/Moot Court Competition Committee, Vice-Chair, 2012-2013; Co-Chair 2013-2015
 
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American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee, Management Chair, 2009-2012
 
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Litigation Counsel of America, Wage and Hour Defense Institute, Chair, 2009-2011
 
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American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Fair Labor Standards Act Sub-Committee, Management Co-Chair, 2002-2009
 
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Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, Director & Sergeant-At-Arms, 2010; Director & Secretary/Treasurer, 2011; Director & Vice President, 2012
 
Related Professional Experience
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Licensed Pharmacist, Michigan and Florida
 

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Practice
Labor & Employment
Litigation
Representative Clients
Brown Jordan Inc.
Holy Cross Hospital
Indian River Medical Center
Kaplan Inc.
Nature's Way Nursery
Pollo Tropical Inc.
Sheridan Healthcorp
Spirit Airlines
Starbucks Coffee Company
Waste Services of Fla Inc.
Education
J.D., University of Miami School of Law
B.S., University of Michigan
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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