Laura Prather concentrates her practice on the representation of management in all facets of labor and employment law. She represents employers in complex litigation cases and class actions related to employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, wage and hour matters, non-compete issues, Americans with Disabilities Act issues, and whistleblower actions before federal and state courts, various government agencies, and arbitrators. Laura also handles Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act cases and regularly provides day-to-day advice, counseling, and training on labor and employment law compliance, including the development of employee policies and handbooks. She represents clients in a wide range of industries including healthcare and hospitality. Laura is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law.
Defeated Class Action in wage and hour matter — Successfully defended state wide class action with potential damages in low 8 figures.
Department of Labor — Successfully negotiated settlement with the department of labor preventing liquidated damages and civil money penalties on behalf of national client.