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Marguerite Longoria specializes with partner Sam J. Smith in representing employees in class and collective actions for overtime and minimum wage in state and federal court.  She also advises executives regarding employment, severance and non-competition agreements and represents employees in breach of contract disputes.  She is specialty board-certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Florida Bar and a member of the Virginia Bar.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 100%
    22 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    I endorse Marguerite. I have known her professionally for at least 10 years. She is competent and caring. I would trust Marguerite with my own affairs, and I can't think of way to express a better endorsement than that.


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Contact info

442 W Kennedy Blvd Ste 300
Tampa, FL, 336061495


FLMember in Good Standing199406/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperlawyerFlorida Monthly/Law & Politics Magazine2007
SuperlawyerFlorida Monthly/American Law & Politics magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBurr & Smith, LLP2001 - Present
AssociateKelly & McKee1993 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationExecutive Board memberN/A
Florida Bar Labor & Employment SectionExecutive Council MemberN/A
Tampa Bay American Inn of CourtSecretaryN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssocPresident2003 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Dunwiddie v. Central Locating ServiceN/A
Bailey et al. v. Gulf Coast Transportation, et al.N/A
Perez et al. v. Home Schopping NetworkN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Florida NELA CLEState versus Federal Venue considerations2007
Florida Bar JournalClass Actions Under Florida's Constitutional Amendment Requiring Minimum Wage2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington UniversityEnglish Literature and PsychologyBA1976
Stetson University College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Labor topicsCollective Action Dos and Don'ts2008
FLSA ConferenceFLSA2007
Advocating Rights of Employees State versus Federal - Venue Selection2007