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David E. Block

Principal
Miami

P 305-577-7601
F 305-373-7865
David.Block@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

David E. Block is a Principal in the Miami, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Block practices exclusively in the area of labor and employment law and regularly litigates matters on behalf of the firm’s clients. In addition, Mr. Block is the Miami office’s senior trial attorney having litigated numerous state and federal matters, including class and collective actions. Mr. Block counsels clients on a variety of other labor and employment law matters including Alternative Dispute Resolution, the Older Workers’ Benefit Protection Act, sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination, as well as a variety of tort and contract issues.  Mr. Block regularly lectures on these topics and has appeared on television and radio as a labor and employment law commentator. Mr. Block is the 2016 Vice-President of the Association of Florida Management Attorneys.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge
Chambers

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Executive Council Member

Published Works

  • "Family and Medical Leave Act Compliance Guide," Business and Legal Reports (January 2000) [Editor]

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August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

May 26, 2017
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

May 26, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm... Read More

August 15, 2016
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2017

August 15, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 – Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America© 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the... Read More

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August 28, 2017

Paying Employees When Weather Closes the Doors: A Refresher on Employer Obligations

August 28, 2017

As Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak havoc on Houston, Texas, and surrounding areas, undoubtedly, many businesses have been damaged or destroyed, while others have closed temporarily for safety and security reasons. These businesses may remain closed, or operate with limited hours, for days, weeks, or possibly months. When such... Read More

August 23, 2016

Holding Class Waivers Violate the NLRA, Ninth Circuit Joins Circuit Split

August 23, 2016

Requiring class and collective action waivers as a condition of hire or continued employment violates the National Labor Relations Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, has ruled. Morris v. Ernst & Young, No. 13-16599 (9th Cir. Aug. 22, 2016). The Ninth Circuit has joined the Seventh Circuit in... Read More