FLORIDA BAR BOARD CERTIFIED SPECIALIST IN LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW
Daniel R. Levine is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law, concentrating his practice on the representation of businesses before federal and state courts, as well as governmental administrative agencies, in connection with the defense of claims involving wage and hour violations, such as unpaid overtime compensation and minimum wages; discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, including pregnancy and sexual harassment, age, and disability; retaliation; the Family and Medical Leave Act; whistle-blowing violations; unfair competition, non-compete agreements and trade secret violations; and employment contract/severance agreements. Mr. Levine also provides services related to general labor and human resource counseling; human resource audits; drafting and/or review of employee handbooks, personnel policy manuals and job classification descriptions; drafting and/or review of employment and independent contractor agreements; sexual harassment and EEO training; and severance package negotiations.
Mr. Levine has been in practice since 1995 and is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida. Additionally, Mr. Levine is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, and the United States District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Since 2012, Mr. Levine has been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” in the South Florida Legal Guide, having been previously recognized as a “Top Up and Comer” from 2008 to 2011. Additionally, since 2011, Mr. Levine has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by the Florida Super Lawyers magazine.
Mr. Levine frequently lectures on labor and employment law matters and has served on the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Florida Bar. Mr. Levine also is a past President of the Federal Bar Association, Broward County Chapter, and still serves on the Chapter’s Executive Board. Mr. Levine is active in the community, having served as the 2003-04 Chair for Leadership Boca, Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Levine also is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator, as well as a Federal Court Certified Mediator.
Mr. Levine received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1992, and his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, in 1995. He lives in Boca Raton with his wife, Corinne, and their two children, Benjamin and Elijah.