Mendy Halberstam

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  • Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. (894 Attorneys)
  • One Biscayne Tower, 2 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3500, Miami, FL 33131-2374
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Biography

Mendy Halberstam is a Principal in the Miami, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has extensive experience in both state and federal civil rights litigation matters.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Halberstam represented various municipalities and police officers in defending complex civil rights lawsuits. Mr. Halberstam also litigated numerous cases in federal court arising under the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Mr. Halberstam has experience representing parties before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and he has handled cases involving claims of race, age, disability and sex discrimination, as well as sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, wage and hour, and non-compete/ restrictive covenant issues.

Mr. Halberstam ranked fourth in his graduating class at Florida International University College of Law. He earned a number of distinctions including Dean's List for each eligible semester, Dean's Honor Society, CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Research and Writing, Trial and Appellate Advocacy, and Sales of Goods Under the Uniform Commercial Code. He was the recipient of the Florida Bar’s Young Lawyers Division Scholarship and had the winning submission in the Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund Writing Competition. Mr. Halberstam also served as a Comments Editor of the FIU Law Review, supervising a team of associate members.

During the Intramural Moot Court Competition, Mr. Halberstam and his co-counsel wrote one of the top briefs, and he placed as one of the top five orators in the competition. Ultimately, Mr. Halberstam’s team finished second overall and advanced to the final round, where Mr. Halberstam was awarded the Runner-Up Best Orator award by United States District Judges Cecilia Altonaga, Adalberto Jordan, K. Michael Moore, and Third District Court of Appeals Judge Barbara Lagoa.

Mr. Halberstam speaks Hebrew and Yiddish.

Published Works

•“You Be The Judge - Comparative Legal Addendum,” Jewish Learning Institute (2010) [Author]
•“Medicine and Morals - Comparative Legal Addendum,” Jewish Learning Institute (2010) [Author]
•“Talmudic Ethics - Comparative Legal Addendum,” Jewish Learning Institute (2009) [Author]

In the News

March 21, 2019
Level Access

Mendy Halberstam Discusses the Increase of Digital Accessibility Lawsuits

Mendy Halberstam discusses the recent developments in digital accessibility lawsuits and how it has changed the digital accessibility status quo in Digital Accessibility Crystal Ball 2019, published by Level Access. Subscription may be required to view article

August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America , a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...

May 7, 2018
Law 360

Jackson Lewis' Recently Elevated and Promoted Attorneys Spotlighted

Jackson Lewis’ newly elevated and promoted attorneys are featured in Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up The Firm Ranks In Q1,” published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article

Publications

August 7, 2017

New Florida Law Aims to Put Brakes on ADA Barrier-to-Access Lawsuits

Responding to the alarming proliferation of lawsuits in Florida alleging that places of public accommodations create barriers to access to disabled patrons, Florida has adopted what appears to be the first law in the country attempting to provide some defense to beleaguered businesses. The law authorizes qualified experts to inspect...

Areas of Practice (1)

  • General Employment Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
305-704-4942  Phone
305-373-4466  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
Law School Attended:
Florida International University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
Year of First Admission:
2009
Admission:
2010, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2015, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; 2009, Florida - S.D. Fla.; 2009, Florida; 2010, New York; 2014, Florida - M.D. Fla.
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association, Litigation and Labor/Employment Sections
•Miami Beach Bar Association

Languages:
Hebrew
ISLN:
921867140

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (15 reviews)
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    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 02/08/15 in Labor and Employment

    I have known Mendy since he was a law student. In fact, he was a student in two classes I taught at the Florida International College of Law. He is an extraordinarily talented lawyer demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.

    I have known Mendy since he was a law student. In fact, he was a student in two classes I taught at the Florida International College of Law. He is an extraordinarily talented lawyer demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism and ethics. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Hiring Partner on 12/06/18 in Litigation


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