Debra Leder

Akerman LLP

A recognized authority on workforce matters with more than two decades of experience, Debra M. Leder provides employers with human resources consultation, corporate due diligence assistance, review and drafting of employment-related agreements and contracts, employee handbooks and policies.

Serving a broad client base of various sized companies, Debra navigates all facets of administrative agency investigations and audits, litigation, arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution processes, evidentiary hearings, trial and appeal, including claims relating to harassment, discrimination and retaliation, overtime pay or other alleged unpaid wages, family and medical leave, trade secret litigation, and non-compete and other restrictive covenant disputes.

Debra was one of the first class of practitioners designated Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law. Debra continues to pioneer clients through practical yet creative and effective solutions to day-to-day workplace concerns.

Notable Work :

  • Healthcare Companies: Represented several clients with regard to employment issues particular to the healthcare field, including in the area of home healthcare, in response to recent legal and regulatory changes, as well as in defense of a variety of workplace disputes.
  • Retail and Service Companies: Represented several clients in the retail and service industry, including in defense of wage/hour claims, whistleblower and worker compensation retaliation claims, and harassment/discrimination litigation.
  • Engineering Company: Represented the client in theft of trade secrets claim against former employee.
  • Recruiting Company: Represented the client in connection with non-compete / non-solicitation claims.
  • Fast Food Franchisees: Represented multiple clients in defense of several different overtime compensation actions.
  • Floral Distributor: Represented the client against former employee alleging violation of whistleblower act.
  • Private Member Community: Represented the client in defense of workers compensation retaliation action.
  • Public and Private Sector Employers: Represented the clients through jury trial in defense of several different harassment/discrimination actions.

Education :

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1993, cum laude
  • B.A., University of Delaware, 1990, cum laude

Bar Admissions : Florida

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Affiliations :

  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Member
  • Human Resources Association of Broward County (HRABC), Member


Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney Debra Leder & Akerman LLP can handle?
Akerman LLP can handle cases related to laws concerning Corporate, Litigation, Employment, Discrimination, Contracts, Appeals. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is Akerman LLP located?
Akerman LLP is located at 350 E Las Olas Blvd #1600, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA. You can reach out to Akerman LLP using their phone line 954 759 8925. You can also check their website or email them at [email protected].
How much would it cost to hire Akerman LLP?
Debra Leder lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Debra Leder reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Debra Leder lawyer profile listing.

Rate and write a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
Akerman LLP
East Las Olas Boulevard 350
Fort Lauderdale 33301 FL US
Get directions

Brian Orlow

Main Street 71-18
11367 NY US

Lina Stillman

Broadway 42
New York 10006 NY US