Category Archives: Porpoise Evans

  • PBY&A awarded a cadre of legal awards

    The Firm is pleased to announce that several attorneys have received special recognition from a number of highly-esteemed legal ranking organizations. D. Porpoise Evans has been named a winner of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite for 2018 in the area of Labor & Employment. He received a similar accolade from 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©  – Labor and Employment. Because Best […]

  • Porpoise Evans discusses labor and employment issues facing small businesses in South Florida

    Labor and Employment partner, Porpoise Evans addressed a consortium of business owners and HR professionals in the Miami/Dade area about the importance of remaining diligent and compliant with State and Federal employment laws and regulations. Today’s charged environment are keeping many business owners up at night, worrying about issues like, “Are my overtime policies correct? […]

  • 25% OF PBY&A ATTORNEYS AWARDED SUPERLAWYERS

    PBY&A is pleased to announce that five attorneys have been added to the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Mark A. Albright, D. Porpoise Evans and Joshua Spector have been elected to the Super Lawyers list, with Joey Lampert and Jonathan Feldman being named to the Rising Stars list. Each year, a mere […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]