Profile

Name

Hal Anderson

Firm

Shavitz Law Group, P.A.

Firm Website

http://www.helpingworkers.com

City

Boca Raton

State

FL

Bio

Hal Anderson
Boca Raton, Florida
Hal Anderson has been practicing law in Florida for over a decade and joined the Shavitz Law Group, P.A. in 2006, bringing with him extensive experience in complex litigation and appeals. Mr. Anderson is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law, where Mr. Anderson argued as a member of the Justice Campbell Thornall Moot Court Team and also served as Associate Articles Editor, Florida Law Review in 1995, who upon graduation spent two years working as a Judicial Law Clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District Court of Florida. Additionally, before joining the Shavitz Law Group, P.A., Mr. Anderson worked for nine (9) years handling litigation and appeals for various institutional and individual clients in a mid-sized law firm.
Mr. Anderson is recognized in Florida Trend’s Magazine as a 2009 Legal Elite, and is part of the firm’s division dedicated to litigating large collective actions and class actions. These cases serve workers nationwide in pursuing their rights in the workplace and in seeking unpaid compensation. Mr. Anderson works to assist employees with overtime and minimum wage violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), benefit problems arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and discrimination and civil rights matters. Mr. Anderson also serves as one of the firm’s appellate specialists while similarly counseling clients on employment contracts, severance agreements, and related litigation.
BAR ADMISSIONS
Admitted: 1996, Florida; 1997, U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
MEMBERSHIPS
The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on Appellate Law, Health Law, Labor & Employment); Broward County, Palm Beach County, and American Bar Associations
EDUCATION & BIOGRAPHY
University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1995
Princeton University, A.B., 1987
PRACTICE AREAS
Employment Law
Wage and Hour Law
Fair Labor Standards Act
Appellate Practice
Trial Support and Litigation.