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Donna M. Ballman

Donna M. Ballman

Donna M. Ballman P.A.

Contact Details

Address : 5001 S. University Drive Suite G Fort Lauderdale, FL. 33328
Phone : 954-680-6300 Fax : Website : http://www.ballmanfirm.com

About Attorney

DONNA M. BALLMAN, P.A.: An Employee Advocacy Law Firm Representing Employees in All Aspects of Employment and Labor Law Our practice areas focus on litigation matters, the rights of non-government employees and discrimination in the workplace in employment and labor law. We represent executives, physicians and employees in all non-competition and employment litigation, including: Wrongful termination Non-compete agreements Discrimination Harassment Layoffs Severance Whistleblower retaliation Employment agreements ABOUT DONNA BALLMAN: Donna Ballman's book, Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired: Resolve Workplace Crises Before You Quit, Get Axed or Sue the Bastards, was the Winner of the Law Category of the 2012 USA Best Books Awards and is currently available for purchase. She is the award-winning author of The Writer's Guide to the Courtroom: Let's Quill All the Lawyers, a book geared toward informing novelists and screenwriters about the ins and outs of the civil justice system. She's been practicing employment law, including negotiating severance agreements and litigating discrimination, sexual harassment, noncompete agreements, and employment law issues in Florida since 1986. Her blog on employee-side employment law issues, Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home, was named one of the 2011, 2012 and 2013 ABA Blawg 100 best legal blogs, Paralegal 411's Top 25 Labor and Employment law Blogs of 2013 and the 2011 Lexis/Nexis Top 25 Labor and Employment Law Blogs. She writes a weekly column for AOL Jobs and has written for The Huffington Post on employment law issues, and has been an invited guest blogger for Forbes, Monster.com and Ask A Manager. She has over 6000 followers on Twitter as @EmployeeAtty. She has taught continuing legal education classes for lawyers and accountants through organizations such as the National Employment Lawyers Association, Sterling Education Services, Lorman Education Services, Alison Seminars, the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and community organizations. Ms. Ballman has published articles on employment law topics such as severance, non-compete agreements, discrimination, sexual harassment, and avoiding litigation. She's been interviewed by MSNBC, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Lifetime Television Network, the Daily Business Review, and many other media outlets on employment law issues. She was featured on the Forbes Channel's "America's Most Influential Women" program on the topic of severance negotiations and non-compete agreements.

Practice Counties :

Palm Beach, Monroe, Martin, Dade, Broward

Practice Area(s) :

Wrongful Termination, Whistleblower, Wage and Hour, Trade Secrets, Title VII, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Harassment, Severance, Religious Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Non-Compete Agreements, National Origin Discrimination, Mediator, Labor Law, Gender Discrimination, FMLA, Employment Contracts, Employment Agreements, EEOC Practice, Disability Rights, Defamation, Age Discrimination, ADR

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