Suzanne Bogdan is the managing partner in the Fort Lauderdale office. She handles all types of employment-related matters, including claims for age, race, sex, disability, religious, and national origin discrimination arising under the various civil rights laws, as well as claims involving family leave issues, wage hour matters, and breach of contract.
Suzanne's practice includes preventive counseling, training, audits, policy reviews, drafting of contracts, defense of claims in the administrative setting, and litigation in all courts.
Suzanne is also the Chair of the firm's Education Practice Group, actively representing more than 100 private educational institutions in employee, student, and board issues.
Suzanne also works with many of the accrediting agencies and school associations, including the National Association of Independent Schools and the Florida Council of Independent Schools.
Suzanne is a frequent presenter to both educational and corporate associations on all aspects of employment law and risk management in the employment context. She is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was recognized as a South Florida Top Lawyer bySouth Florida Legal Guide.
Suzanne was also selected for inclusion inThe Best Lawyers in America2013 and 2014 and she was included in the 2012 edition ofSouth Florida's Top Rated Lawyers, presented by Legal Leaders.
Suzanne K. Bogdan was recognized in the 2014 edition of theSouth Florida Legal Guideas one of the Top Lawyers in South Florida.
Six Attorneys from Fisher & Phillips Fort Lauderdale Office Named in South Florida Top Rated Lawyers
October 4, 2012
Fisher & Phillips LLP Named Top South Florida Law Firm
September 23, 2009
Who's On Your Campus? Have You Checked The Sex-Offender List Lately? August 14, 2014
Reduce the Risk of Workplace Violence March 15, 2010
Bong Hits 4 Jesus What Can a Private School Learn from a Free Speech Case? May 1, 2007
Quotes and Soundbites
Appointment Emphasizes Fisher & Phillips LLP Commitment To Developing Leaders January 27, 2014
Suzanne Bogdan Offered Insight On Anti-Bullying Laws In The Daily Business Review January 13, 2014
Girl's Suicide Teaches us that Parents Must be Digital Guardians October 20, 2013
Cyberbullying: Should Schools Police Students' Social Media Accounts? September 17, 2013
5 Questions To Ask When A Worker's Facebook Post Stings November 2, 2011
If You Didn't Write It Down, It Didn't Happen July 1, 2014
Who's On Your Campus? Have You Checked The Sex-Offender List Lately? July 1, 2014
Time For Your School's Annual Checkup October 1, 2013
Are Your Enrollment Agreements Creating More Liability Than Revenue? July 1, 2013
Employment Contracts - Who Needs Them And What Needs To Be In Them? January 2, 2013
Give Generously, Keep It Legally January 2, 2013
Has Your School Had a Check Up Recently? October 1, 2012
Compensation and Benefits Checkup April 2, 2012
Avoiding Unemployment Claims For Summer Break April 2, 2012
Oh, The Tangled Web: Avoiding Liability for Employees' Off-Campus Activities With School Students April 1, 2011
The New School Year: Three Challenges Schools Will Face October 1, 2010
Legal Considerations For Tough Economic Times January 1, 2010
A Refresher Course On FMLA Leaves April 1, 2009
Tough Economic Times Mean Tough Decisions for Schools January 1, 2009
2014 NBOA and NBOA Annual Meeting
March 4, 2014
2014 NAIS Annual Conference
February 26, 2014
Florida Independent Colleges and Universities Risk Management Association Annual Conference - Orlando, FL
June 24, 2013
Student Interactions: Respect the Boundaries or Pay the Price
January 11, 2012
My Space, Your Space, Our Space: Managing Technology Issues in Schools - National Harbor, MD
February 23, 2011
Don't Be Handicapped When Dealing with Student Disabilities - Washington, D.C.
February 21, 2011
Hiring and Growing Great Teachers and Staff,
MidSouth Business Officers Association,
Legal Issues in the Admissions Process,
Florida Council of Independent Schools, Admissions Officers
Bullying and Cyberbullying,
Broward County Non-Public School Association
Leadership Broward, Class XXIII graduate
Member of Leadership Broward's Business Day Committee