Miami Class & Collective Actions Attorney

Class & Collective Actions Lawyer Based in Miami-Dade County

Many of the applicable employment-related statutes permit plaintiffs to proceed on a class or collective basis. The attorneys at BT Law Group regularly represent both employees and employers in employment-related class and collective actions in Florida and federal courts. Specifically, BT Law Group attorneys handle:

  • Wage and hour class and collective actions, including under the FLSA;
  • Title VII race and gender discrimination class actions; and
    ADEA class actions.

When handling class and collective actions, the focus is on performing a detailed and thorough assessment at the inception of the case to determine ways to minimize exposure and litigation costs involved with these claims. Because most of the applicable statutes contain an attorneys’ fee provision, in case where there is liability, it is generally in the best interest of the defendant to limit or resolve the litigation as early as possible in order to minimize exposure.

From an employee perspective, class or collective actions may be a way to achieve a more favorable resolution of a claim by joining forces with others who are seeking similar relief.

For employers, some ways in which the attorneys at BT Law Group expedite resolution of these cases is by aggressively moving to dismiss claims at the early stages of the case to limit the number of claims at issue or to enforce arbitration where applicable. In addition, an early analysis of whether the action is appropriate for certification as a class or collective action will guide the litigation strategy for the employer as there may be arguments for the court to consider at the outset of the case.

In evaluating these cases, the attorneys at BT Law Group will work closely with their client to identify the most effective and efficient route to achieve their client’s desired outcome. The lawyers at BT Law Group have extensive experience advising clients about, and litigating, class and collective actions. If you need assistance navigating this complex area of the law, please contact the attorneys at BT Law Group.

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Our Process
1.
Investigate

As a first step, your assigned legal team will gather and review records related to your claim, including any employment contract or offer letter, time sheets, any relevant communications, and any disciplinary actions, including performance improvement plans or termination paperwork.

These documents will help your attorneys evaluate your claims and develop a strategy to obtain the best results for your situation.

2.
Formulate

Once your legal team completes the initial investigation, they will work with you to determine the best legal strategy for your situation. Your legal team will make recommendations and will work with you to formulate the most effective approach to obtain your desired outcome.

3.
Advocate

After you and your legal team formulate the strategy, your legal team will advocate on your behalf to obtain your desired outcome. This could include negotiating a separation package, engaging in pre-suit negotiations, sending a demand letter, and/or filing a charge of discrimination or lawsuit on your behalf.

The attorneys at BT Law are experienced trial lawyers and will advocate for your rights in the courtroom as necessary.

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Jason and Anisley are one of the best decisions someone can make given the situation. They are knowledgeable, transparent, proactive and communicate with their clients. I have dealt with other attorneys in the past and I’m always frustrated because you don’t get information or you have to chase the attorney and staff down that’s not the case with them.

In finding the right lawyers to represent you, you want to have mutual respect and understanding for each other and clear communication to achieve your goals. BT Law Group is just that. They not only represented me to their fullest abilities, but went above and beyond to truly understand my goals and priorities and provide sound legal advice to achieve such. It was a pleasure working with both Anisley and Jason, I’d highly recommend them.

We very much enjoyed BT Law Group’s founding partner, Anisley Tarragona service and attention to detail. From the onset her approach was practical and conscious of providing the best legal advice while being mindful of suggesting cost effective, conservative solutions. We find her to be a great business partner to service all our employment related legal needs.

I received a prompt and very professional service by the BT Law Group. Ms Tarragona provides tailored advice in the best interest of the client. She was meticulous and explained the pros and cons of my case in very simple terms which allowed me to consider and take the best decision. Very happy with the service. Highly recommended.

Absolutely wonderful and professional services. Represented my mom in a caring and personalized manner. Knowledgeable and ethical. Thank you!

I always consult BT Law Group for employment law matters. They are responsive, practical and efficient. I recommend them to colleagues and friends.

Trusted advisors
Jason D. Berkowitz is a Founding Partner of BT Law Group, PLLC. Prior to starting BT Law, Mr. Berkowitz was a Partner in the Miami office of a national labor and employment law firm where he represented management exclusively.
Anisley Tarragona is a founding partner of BT Law Group, PLLC. Prior to starting BT Law, Ms. Tarragona worked in the Miami office of a national labor and employment law firm where she represented management exclusively. Ms. Tarragona, who was born and raised in Cuba, is fluent in Spanish.