Samuels, Leonard


  Miami, Florida, USA
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 +1 305 714 4340
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Leonard K. Samuels received his law degree, magna cum laude, from Florida State University in 1985. Mr. Samuels splits his practice between employment matters, employment-related litigation and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Samuels has handled litigation involving noncompete agreements throughout Florida and the United States, as well as substantial litigation matters involving theft of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, intellectual property rights, unfair competition and fraud. On the employment side, he has defended management on discrimination claims based upon age, religion, race and national origin, as well as alleged statutory violations of the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

During the recount in the 2000 presidential election, Mr. Samuels was hired as co-lead counsel in the recount effort in Broward County on behalf of Gore/Lieberman Mr. Samuels served on the Steering Committee For Education Excellence of Florida, which successfully spearheaded a constitutional amendment to reestablish a statewide governing board for the State University system.