Paul F. Penichet

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  • Of Counsel at Jackson Lewis P.C. (893 Attorneys)
  • One Biscayne Tower, 2 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3500, Miami, FL 33131-2374
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Paul F. Penichet is Of Counsel in the Miami, Florida office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has extensive experience litigating employment-related matters in state and federal court, as well as representing employers before the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Miami-Dade County Office of Human Rights and Fair Employment Practices.

Mr. Penichet consults employers on employment contracts, non-compete agreements and other protective covenants, and arbitration agreements. He also assists management with creating policies that comply with various employment laws to prevent litigation. He is a certified Florida Circuit Court Mediator and acts as an arbitrator in employment-related disputes.

Mr. Penichet joined Jackson Lewis in 2018 after over two decades of managing his own law firm. While attending law school, Mr. Penichet served as a Senior Staff Member of the Nova Law Review and was a judicial intern for the Honorable Kenneth L. Ryskamp in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida. He also participated in the Certified Legal Internship Program at the Dade County Public Defender’s Office where he participated in several jury trials before graduating law school.

Honors and Recognitions

•AV rated by Martindale Hubbell for over 17 years

Areas of Practice (2)

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
305-373-8809  Phone
305-794-9497  Cell Phone
305-373-8810  Fax
University Attended:
University of Vermont, B.A., 1985
Law School Attended:
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., 1991; Dean's List 1988-1989. Staff Member of Nova Law Review, 1989-1991.Internship at the District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Honorable Kenneth L. Ryskamp, District Judge, Fall 1990. Participated in the Certified Legal Internship Program at t
Year of First Admission:
2000, Florida - M.D. Fla.; 1992, Florida - S.D. Fla.; 1991, Florida; 2014, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations and Activities

•Ad Hoc Committee on the Local Rules for The U.S. District Ct., So. Dist. Fla., past member
•American Bar Association
•Cuban American Bar Association
•Florida Bar Federal Court Practice Committee, past Vice Chairman
•Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures, past member
•Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
•Florida Bar Prepaid Legal Services Committee, past Vice Chairman
•Florida Lawyers Legal Insurance Corporation, Past Vice President and Board Member
•South Miami Kendall Bar Association

Birth Information:
Glen Ridge, New Jersey, September 23, 1963

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (1 review)
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    One Biscayne Tower , 2 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3500
    Miami, FL 33131-2374

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