Deborah La Fleur is board certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Florida Bar and represents private and public sector employers in both labor and employment law matters. Deborah is experienced in advising and representing corporations and other business entities, management, non-profits, healthcare providers, religious institutions, and governmental entities regarding all employment and labor related matters. Such representation includes, without limitation, advising and defending employers on all employment and labor related laws, such as federal, state, and local discrimination laws, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including accessibility provisions), constitutional claims, and whistle-blower actions before government agencies and in state and federal courts; enforcing restrictive covenants (noncompete agreements); preparing employment handbooks, policies and agreements; providing training; addressing employment aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions; assisting in the union election process; and, defending unfair labor practice charges.
Florida Bar; Michigan Bar; AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Orange County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Committee; Federal Bar Association; Society for Human Resource Management; Academy of Florida Management Attorneys; and Leadership Seminole.
Undergraduate degree from Aquinas College and juris doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1997.