As an experienced attorney, Lourdes Espino Wydler, Esq. represents public officials, state agencies, corporations and municipalities. Her trial and appellate practice has an emphasis on employment law, civil rights, and premises liability. She has obtained multiple reported defense dismissals and summary judgments in state and federal courts including Title VII, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, FCRA, §1983 and retaliation claims. Lourdes Wydler also has defended negligent security and personal injury claims for Fortune 100 companies as well as constitutional tort claims on behalf of government officials and universities. She regularly handles breach of contract claims, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims stemming from a termination or employee discipline.
Ms. Wydler has developed an effective appellate practice for the firm through incisive brief writing and presenting oral arguments at the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and district courts of appeal in Florida. She has negotiated significant dollar exposure cases with favorable results for her clients. In addition to litigation, she advises management and in-house counsel on employment related issues and company policies. Lourdes Wydler was recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine for consecutive years as a Rising Star in Florida under 40 years of age.
Lourdes Wydler is an adjunct faculty member at Florida International University teaching Administrative Law. She also is a featured writer for FPMA's quarterly industry magazine, Petrogram, by Naylor LLC.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 2004
Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2004||08/12/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Florida Super Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star||Florida Super Lawyers||2011|
|Rising Star||Florida Super Lawyers||2010|
|Adjunct Professor||Florida International University||2013 - Present|
|Partner||Marrero & Wydler||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Oscar E. Marrero||2004 - 2013|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||2007 - Present|
|Miami-Dade County Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|University of Miami School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|University of Toronto||Criminology||MA - Masters||2000|
|University of Maryland, College Park||Government and Politics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Epic Risk Management Retreat||The Convenience Business Security Act: Why Common Sense Compliance Protects Your Business||2015|
|South Florida PRIMA Meeting||Defending Retaliation Claims||2014|