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Rudy Gomez defends employers in a broad range of  labor and employment law issues.

Rudy is experienced in  jury trials and appeals before State and Federal Courts, pre-trial discovery and mediations; enforcement of non-competition/confidentiality agreements; responding to EEOC Charges; conducting internal investigations and audits for employment law and wage & hour (FLSA) compliance; management training in sexual and other harassment and discrimination issues; advising clients on the legal issues related to union campaigns and representing clients in collective bargaining negotiations; and drafting employment handbooks and policies.

Rudy also defends disability discrimination actions under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Fair Housing Act (FHA) involving architectural barriers, websites, effective communication, and service animals.

Rudy has significant experience representing health care employers including management services organizations representing physician practices and home health care. Rudy’s practice also includes representation of cable television and entertainment companies providing services to Latin America.

Representative Experience
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of cargo services company on former employee's claims of age discrimination and Worker's Compensation retaliation, including appeal.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of public sector employer on claims of race discrimination and retaliation, and violation of Whistleblower's Act.
  • Represented employers in overtime and minimum wage cases with multiple plaintiffs and class certifications
  • Actively counseling clients in the development of legal strategies to meet their goals either to remain union-free or to compete effectively with a unionized workforce.
  • Represented employers in Title III ADA Access cases.

Honors & Awards
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment

  • Top Lawyer in South Florida

  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" 2015

Languages
  • Spanish (Bilingual)