Fort Lauderdale Discrimination Claims Attorney

You deserve a workplace that is free from discrimination. Sadly, employment discrimination remains a serious problem in South Florida. While workers are protected from discrimination under federal, state, and local labor regulations, far too many people are still mistreated in the workplace. If you believe that you were the victim of employment discrimination, you need to take immediate action to protect your rights.

Mark J. Berkowitz is a skilled Fort Lauderdale discrimination claims attorney. With over three decades of experience handling workplace discrimination claims, Mr. Berkowitz is prepared to advocate for your interests. 

Our law firm offers a wide range of legal services, including office counseling, negotiation, participation in mediation, and the prosecution of formal litigation. If you or your loved one was the victim of workplace discrimination in Broward County, FL, please do not hesitate to contact our Fort Lauderdale law office today for immediate assistance.

Workers are Protected By Federal, State, and Local Labor Laws

Employees in Broward County are protected under a range of anti-discrimination regulations. You have rights under federal, state, or local labor laws. At Mark J. Berkowitz, P.A., we have deep experience handling claims in both state and federal courts. Some of the most important anti-discrimination laws include:  

Employment Discrimination in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Workplace discrimination comes in many different forms. No matter the specific facts of your case, our Fort Lauderdale employment discrimination claims lawyers are standing by, ready to help. Among other types of cases, our law firm has handled workplace discrimination claims involving the following legal issues:

  • Sex Discrimination;
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment;
  • Age Discrimination;
  • Pregnancy Discrimination;
  • Race Discrimination;
  • Color Discrimination;
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  • National Origin Discrimination;
  • Disability Discrimination;
  • Religious Discrimination;
  • Sexual Preference Discrimination (Under Broward County Ordinance)
  • Workers’ Compensation Retaliation; and
  • Workplace Retaliation.

How to Prove a Discrimination Claim

The key to success in an employment discrimination case is strong supporting evidence. If you believe that you have been discriminated against, the best thing you can do to protect yourself is to get an experienced Fort Lauderdale discrimination claims attorney by your side as soon as possible. To start, you only have a limited amount of time to file your claim. The failure to take quick action could result in your case being dismissed. In addition, our legal team will take immediate action to start gathering evidence to build the strongest legal claim on your behalf. In general, plaintiffs must prove the following four things in discrimination claims:

  • Membership in a protected class;
  • Qualification for the underlying position;
  • The suffering of an adverse employment action; and
  • A connection between the adverse employment action and a discriminatory motive.  

As these cases can sometimes be challenging to prove, you need a top-rated Fort Lauderdale employment lawyer on your team. If you suffered any type of adverse employment action (not hired for a job, termination, laid off, denied a promotion, denied a salary increase, missed out on career opportunities, etc) and you believe that discriminatory animus affected your employer’s decision, you should speak to a lawyer.

Why Choose Mark J. Berkowitz, P.A.

Our Fort Lauderdale discrimination claims attorney will fight tirelessly to protect your legal rights and financial interests. We offer every client the fully personalized attention that their claim deserves. Employment law attorney Mark J. Berkowitz has a proven track record of success handling the full range of discrimination claims.

We are ready to fight aggressively to protect your rights, including through a lawsuit. At the same time, we will also explore all other available options as well. There are many cases in which we can use non-litigation avenues to effectuate a possible resolution. In short, our clients are given important choices by our firm to facilitate the positive outcome that best suits their needs and goals.

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Discrimination Claims Lawyer Today

At the office of Mark J. Berkowitz, P.A., we focus on labor and employment law issues. If you were discriminated against on the job in South Florida, you need to take immediate action to protect your rights.

To request a fully confidential employment law consultation, please do not hesitate to call our legal team today at (954) 697-9511 or to reach out to us through our website. With an office in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, we handle employment discrimination claims throughout Broward County, Florida.

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Mark J. Berkowitz has been practicing labor and employment law for more than 20 years in the Fort Lauderdale area. He can advise you on non-compete agreements, employment contracts, and other employment related issues.

Testimonials

“From the minute I sat down with Mark Berkowitz, he demonstrated experience and professionalism. He has always given me excellent advice. I would highly recommend Mark for any legal issues involving labor disputes.”

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“Mr. Berkowitz has exceptional knowledge of the law. He is very bright with a great legal mind. Mr. Berkowitz is effective and gets the results of the law. Also you can't meet a nicer person.”

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“Mark Berkowitz is a exceptional labor law attorney with excellent communication skills. He accepted my case while no other attorney wanted to deal with the federal government. With his knowledge and persistence I was able to receive the accomindation I needed to be able to continue working. Mark Berkowitz is not just my attorney, but a friend that has my back whenever I call him.”

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