Category Archives: News

  • The rules about overtime pay have changed

    On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor released its Final Rule changing the salary minimum to qualify for overtime exemptions. As we all know, with some exceptions, employees who work more than 40 hours per week must be paid 1.5 times their hourly rate for each hour they work past the 40-hour threshold. What […]

  • Heard of Regulation Crowdfunding? It launched today.

    Today, May 16, 2016, the SEC’s final rules with respect to Title III of the well-publicized JOBS Act take effect. Briefly, this allows small companies in the US to raise capital from individuals that are not “accredited investors”. This opens the door for startups to raise up to $1,000,000 from a far larger pool of […]

  • UPDATE: CLASS ACTION AGAINST MIAMI AD AGENCY’S SUDDEN LAYOFFS DEEPENS

    As posted in December 2015, PBY&A litigators, Brian Chaiken and Porpoise Evans have been representing Jorge Espinosa in a class-action suit brought against Commonground/MGS, an advertising agency with locations across the country, including Miami. At the time, the suit alleges that the company shuttered their Miami office without giving enough advance notice to its employees, […]

  • Three PBY&A Attorneys Awarded in Florida Legal Elite 2016

    PBY&A is proud to announce that three attorneys have been recognized in Florida Legal Elite 2016. Mark Albright – Business Law Joshua Spector – Commercial Litigation Porpoise Evans – Labor & Employment Florida lawyers were asked to name attorneys whom they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others. Each lawyer was given a score based […]

  • Porpoise Evans speaking at ADA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation Seminar

    Porpoise Evans, a litigation partner at PBY&A, is speaking at the upcoming ADA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation Seminar being held March 3, 2016 in Miami. Program Summary: The Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and state workers’ compensation laws provide a number of great benefits to help employees find and maintain […]

  • Porpoise Evans featured speaker at Non-Profit Leadership Workshop

    PBY&A partner, Porpoise Evans, will be a featured speaker at the inaugural Brigade Bookkeeping Non-Profit Leadership Workshop. This workshop is developed to keep executive management in the non-profit space abreast of ever the evolving challenges surrounding fundraising, compliance and legal exposure. The event is free to attend and will take place on Jan 29th, 2016 […]

  • PBY&A litigators represent workers in sudden layoff of 60+ employees from Miami ad agency

    Attorneys Brian Chaiken and D. Porpoise Evans are representing Jorge Espinosa in a class-action suit brought against Commonground/MGS, an advertising agency with locations across the country, including Miami. The suit alleges that the mass and sudden termination of 62 employees at one time violates Federal employment laws, which requires a business to give employees at […]

  • Jonathan Feldman Receives AV Preeminent® Distinction

    Jonathan Feldman, a financial services and commercial litigator in the firm’s Miami office, have received the highest possible score from esteemed lawyer ranking agency, Martindale-Hubbell. From Martindale-Hubbell: “The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ help buyers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for a specific task at hand. Lawyer ratings serve as […]

  • Jonathan Feldman featured in Law360.com

    New hire, Jonathan Feldman, has been featured in Law360. In this article, Jonathan discusses why he made the move to PBY&A and speaks specifically to his financial services practice. Excerpt: Perlman Bajandas Adds Bankruptcy Litigation Partner By Nathan Hale Law360, Miami (November 20, 2015, 7:35 PM ET) — Perlman Bajandas Yevoli & Albright PL has […]

  • PBY&A receives top honors in Technology Law; U.S News “Best Law Firms”

    Following up on attorney Mark Albright’s Tier I recognition by “Best Lawyers in America”, PBY&A is proud to announce that the firm as a whole has been recognized as a 2016 Tier I “Best Law Firm” for the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. ABOUT “BEST LAW FIRMS” The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” […]