Federal trial and class action attorney fighting for the rights of employees.
Relentless, aggressive and respected civil litigator focused on serving employees and individuals. I have handled national and regional large scale wage and hour class and collective action cases related to overtime and minimum wage violations, settling numerous for millions of dollars for thousands and thosands of employees. My primary focus is wage and hours, minium wage and overtime wage violations on a statewide and national scale. I am admitted in Georgia and Florida, and federal courts in other states.
I spent 14 years representing insurance companies in workers compensation, medical malpractice and personal injuries claims before becoming a plaintiff practicioner. I have continually handled workers' compensation cases since 1996 to the present.
My most recent trial was a victory with co-counsel in Federal District Court for 8 servers of a restaurant related to the restaurant operating an unlawful tip pool, and violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Florida Minimum Wage Act. After 5 days, the jury awrded Plaitniffs full damages plus attorney's fees.
I have experience in trials involving auto accidents, personal injuries, empllyment contracts, wage violations, workers compensation, whistleblower and breach of contact and non-compete agreements.
I am well rounded, experienced, knowledeable and pride myself on being able to take on the big law firms to obtain justice and a favorable result for my clients.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Feldman's knowledge of the law and personable style allowed him to obtain a great result for his client. If you are looking for a Labor and Employment or Class Action lawyer in Tampa, Mr. Feldman is a great choice.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1996||08/10/2016|
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1995||08/30/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Top Lawyers||Seven Figure Lawyers||2015|
|Managing Shareholder||Mitchell Feldman, Esq.||2008 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Mitchell Feldman||2012 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida||Member||2000 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|United States District Court For The Central District of Florida||Member||2000 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida||Member||2000 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association (Atlanta chapter)||Member||1999 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||1996 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||1995 - Present|
|Tampa Chamber of Commerce||Member||2000 - 2008|
|West Coast Claims Association||Member||2000 - 2008|
|American Bar Association||Member||1996 - 2004|
|Risk Insurance Management Society||Member||1996 - 2009|
|Torres-Roman, et al. v. Burger King Corp, Case No. 1:15-cv-20455-KMM||Class of trainees and coaches settled, pending court approal|
|Gillard, Stramiello, Pate et al v. Fleetmatics USA LLC, case 8:16-cv-00081-JDW-MAP||proposed settlement of $2,102,500.00 pending before court|
|KUBIAK ET AL V. SALT WATER COWBOY, INC. CASE NO. 3:12-CV-1306-J-34JRK||Jury verdict full damages awarded, liquidated damages of $192,000 plus fees and costs.|
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|Emory University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of South Florida||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||1988|