Throughout her career, Mrs. De Arcangelis has successfully obtained unpaid wages and other damages on behalf of thousands of employees throughout the United States in both single plaintiff and class and collective actions. For example, Mrs. De Arcangelis represented a class of NFL Cheerleaders who alleged that they were not paid for practices, various appearances and other time in Pierre-Val, et al. v. Buccaneers Limited Partnership, LLC., d/b/a Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Case No.: 8:14-cv-01182, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida-Tampa Division. She also represented a class of Road Patrol Deputies and Corrections Officers who alleged that they were not paid for mandatory meetings in Ruddell et al. v. Flagler County Sherriff’s Office et al., Case No.: 3:14-cv-00873, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida-Jacksonville Division. However, in addition to standing up to corporations on behalf of her clients, Mrs. De Arcangelis also spends her time serving as the Orlando Division President of the Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund, which is a statewide charitable organization that raises scholarship funds for children of injured workers.
Mrs. De Arcangelis is admitted to the Florida Bar (2006) and in U.S. District Courts including the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, Southern District of Indiana, Western District of Tennessee, and Northern District of Illinois.
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$42,000.00 Verdict Pena, Melido v. RDI, LLC Labor and Employment 2019
•Middle District of Florida
•Northern District of Florida
•Southern District of Florida
•Southern District of Indiana
•Western District of Tennessee
•Florida Bar Association
•Orange County Bar Association
•President of the Friends of 440 Scholarship Fund-Orlando Division (since 2008)