Raised in Cooper City, FL, Lauren Dreilinger is a former Trial Attorney with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (U.S. EEOC) and a graduate of the New York University School of Law.
Her Davie, FL-based law practice primarily serves residents of and businesses located in Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach Counties. Prior to forming her own law firm, Ms. Dreilinger spent nine years litigating primarily employment and labor law class and individual cases.
For the majority of those years, she served as Trial Attorney with the U.S. EEOC in its Chicago, New York and Miami District Offices. The U.S. EEOC is an agency of the U.S. government responsible for enforcing federal laws prohibiting discrimination in the workplace. She also worked as anattorneyfor labor and employment law firms located in Boca Raton and Margate, FL, as well as New York City.
Ms. Dreilinger has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Palm Beach Post.
The types of cases litigated by Ms. Dreilinger include - sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, race discrimination, national origin discrimination, disability discrimination, disparate pay, glass ceiling, retaliation and unpaid overtime, family leave, and whistle blower claims. She also regularly handles employment contracts, severance packages, and covenants not to compete.
Before focusing on employment and labor law, Ms. Dreilinger practiced immigration law in New York City for almost two years. Her immigration law experience includes representing clients seeking political asylum, relief from deportation under the Violence Against Women Act, assisting disabled clients in obtaining citizenship and working on family-based immigration matters. Ms. Dreilinger has also litigated foreclosure defense, defamation, personal injury and construction law matters.
Ms. Dreilinger graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Political Science. She currently resides in Pembroke Pines, FL with her husband and two daughters.
To learn more about Ms. Dreilinger's practice, visit her web-site - http://www.dreilingerlaw.com/
Palm Beach Post - Nursery to pay $150,000 to five former Haitian employees
The Wall Street Journal - More Muslims Claim They Suffer Job Bias
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New York Times - An I.N.S. Hurdle for the Disabled; Promised Exemptions Elude Many Would-Be Citizens
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2008||02/23/2022|
|IL||Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice||2001||03/13/2022|
|Of Counsel||Shooster Kahn & Kleinman||2008 - 2010|
|Trial Attorney||U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission||2001 - 2007|
|Associate||Steel, Bellman, Ritz & Clark, PC||2000 - 2001|
|Attorney||New York Association for New Americans||1998 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|City of Pembroke Pines Education Advisory Board||Member - Appointed by Mayor||2014 - Present|
|National Employment Lawyers Association (Florida chapter)||Member||N/A|
|Helsinki Monitor||The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina: Apprehension of Indicted War Criminals||1997|
|New York University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|University of South Florida||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|A+ Seminar: Accommodation, Access and Affirmative Action||ADA and FMLA and Title VII (Religious) Accommodation||2009|
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