Pedro P. Forment: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Pedro P. Forment

Shareholder
Miami,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone(305) 577-7600

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Corporate Diversity Counseling
  • Disability
  • Leave and Health Management
  • Government Relations
  • International Employment Issues
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Management and Employee Training
  • Reductions in Force
  • WARN Act
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Safety and Health
 
University Wesleyan University, B.A., 1987
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Law, J.D., 1992
 
Admitted1992, Pennsylvania (inactive) and District of Columbia (inactive); 1995, Massachusetts (inactive) and Florida; 1996, U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
 
Memberships 

bar & professional association memberships

Academy of Florida Management Attorneys

American Bar Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Cuban-American Bar Association

 
LanguagesSpanish; Portuguese
 
Born1964
 
Biography

Pedro Forment is a Shareholder in the Miami office of Jackson Lewis and prior to joining our firm was a partner for ten years with a national labor and employment firm and formerly an attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of the Solicitor. Pedro represents employers throughout the United States and is a frequent lecturer on employment law as well as workplace safety and health issues. Pedro has significant class action experience in multiple jurisdictions and practices before federal and state courts as well as administrative agencies throughout the United States.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• The Best Lawyers in America - Labor and Employment Law

• AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

• Best Lawyer in Florida Monthly

• Board Member, Partners Board, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

• Advisory Member, Miami Dade Public Schools Business Technology Education Advisory Committee

• Advisory Member, Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Advisory Committee

• Advisor, Future Business Leaders of America Public School Districts 23/24 Leadership Conference

• Mentor, Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

• Mentor, South Florida Minority Law Student Mentoring Program

• Member, National Safety Council

• Member, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce

Representative Clients

Mr. Forment's clients include (among others) national retail food chains, restaurants, amusement parks and theme parks, warehousing and distribution centers, airlines, telecommunications companies, construction companies, manufacturers, hospitals, employers in healthcare industry, health plans, staff leasing and professional employer associations, engineering firms, mines, industrial manufacturing companies, printing companies, correctional facilities, safety associations, security firms, hotel and conference centers, financial services companies, biotechnology firms, producers of nutritional supplements, power plants, professional associations (CPAs, physicians, etc.).

Employment Advice and Litigation

• advice and litigation defense (individual or class action) of discrimination and harassment cases, including, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, FMLA

• preparation of/defense of employment contracts and non-competes

• preparation of independent contractor agreements

• defense of wage and hours claims, conducting wage and hour audits, representation of employers with tax audits for employee/independent contractor issues

• advice and handling of workers' compensation retaliation and disability claims

• assessment and implementation of solutions for workplaces - including management/employee relations, conflict resolution, communication, training, discipline, documentation

 
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Office Information

Pedro P. Forment

2 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3500
MiamiFL 33131-2374




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