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Neil Flaxman is listed in the Martindale Hubbell Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and is a Florida Bar Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Lawyer. In addition to having an active law practice, Mr. Flaxman is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator having completed both the American Arbitration Association and the Mediation Services, Inc. mediator training courses.
Mr. Flaxman has extensive trial experience in all areas of the law both in the state and federal system.
Neil Flaxman is listed as "AV" (the highest rating) in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, and is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Employment and Labor Law.
Neil Flaxman earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Finance from New York University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami, School of Law.
Served as Municipal Judge from 1968 - 1970 and, thereafter, as City Attorney for Miami-Dade and Broward County municipalities and Governmental Boards. Served as attorney for the Miami Dade Fire Rescue Board.
Active as a Certified Mediator.
Active as counsel for Pension, Health and Welfare Funds (ERISA) and union representation under Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA).
Active in employment matters involving both public and private sectors and Administrative matters, including Fair Labor Standard Act (overtime), Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1991 (CRA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 42 USC 1981 and 1983 actions, Civil Rights, Equal Pay Act, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Sexual Harassment, Defamation, COBRA, Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Unemployment Compensation and Federal and State mandated labor and employment laws. Extensive background in employee/employer related problems and preparation of employment manuals and Equal Employment Opportunity policies and procedures and negotiations of severance packages.
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, U.S. District Courts, Southern and Middle districts.
Areas of Practice
- Sexual Harassment
- Employment Law -- Employee
- Employment Law -- Employer
- Labor Law
- Whistleblower/Qui Tam
- Administrative Law
- Florida, 1963
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1963
- U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
- University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
- J.D. - 1963
- New York University
Professional Associations and Memberships
- The Florida Bar
- Federal Bar Association
- American Arbitration Association
- American Judges Association