He regularly represents companies in wage and hour matters, including litigation defense, overtime exemption analysis, minimum wage issues, and Department of Labor investigations. Although Rey represents a broad range of clients, his wage and hour practice often involves the hospitality and construction industries.
Rey also represents employers in other labor and employment matters, including collective bargaining, union organizing drives, employment litigation, and government agency investigations. Earlier in his career, he served as the labor attorney for Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the City of Lake Worth, Florida.
- Represented several restaurants and construction companies in overtime and minimum wage cases that included multiple plaintiffs and class certification.
- Served as chief negotiator at two bargaining tables for national healthcare employer.
- Supervised and implemented labor campaign strategy in a nationwide election for a national airline.
- Formulated and directed labor campaign strategy in a local law enforcement election.