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Nicky Mooney quoted in OBJ on issues impacting central Florida’s legal industry

Published: July 16th, 2018

By: Nichole M. Mooney

Dean Mead employment attorney, Nicky Mooney, was quoted in the article entitled, Industry Outlook: What’s Top of Mind for Attorneys published in the Orlando Business Journal on June 22, 2018. Mooney discusses growth in the real estate industry, the impact of medical marijuana on Florida businesses, and Dean Mead’s focus on solar energy work. Read […]

Nicky Mooney quoted in OBJ on issues impacting central Florida’s legal industry

Published: July 16th, 2018

By: Nichole M. Mooney

Dean Mead employment attorney, Nicky Mooney, was quoted in the article entitled, Industry Outlook: What’s Top of Mind for Attorneys published in the Orlando Business Journal on June 22, 2018. Mooney discusses growth in the real estate industry, the impact of medical marijuana on Florida businesses, and Dean Mead’s focus on solar energy work. Read […]

21 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Florida Super Lawyers

Orlando, Fla. – Florida Super Lawyers recently announced that 21 Dean Mead attorneys have been named to the publication’s annual list of top-ranked lawyers including five attorneys who are selected as rising stars in Florida for 2018. The honorees are among a diverse list of the top attorneys, nominated by their own peers. No more […]

19 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized by Florida Super Lawyers

Published: June 15th, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – Florida Super Lawyers recently announced that 19 Dean Mead attorneys have been named to the publication’s annual list of top-ranked lawyers including three attorneys who are selected as rising stars in Florida for 2017.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected. Lauren Y. Detzel, Chair of […]

Parent Company Merger Does Not Bar Enforcement of Restrictive Covenant

Published: June 14th, 2017

By: Michael J. Furbush Nichole M. Mooney

A restrictive covenant is an agreement that limits an employee’s right to compete against his or her former employer. Under Florida’s non-compete statute, section 542.335, Florida Statutes, a restrictive covenant may be enforced by the employer’s successors only if the agreement expressly authorizes it. This creates a possible defense to enforcement any time there is […]

15 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized Among Orlando’s Best Lawyers®

Fifteen Dean Mead Orlando attorneys were recognized in the annual Best Lawyers® of 2017 list, recently published in Orlando Magazine, April, 2017 issue. In addition, David J. Akins was recognized as the 2017 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Orlando and Marc D. Chapman was named the 2017 Litigation – Trusts and Estates “Lawyer […]

Nichole Mooney Quoted in OBJ on Respecting Employee’s Rights to Protests

Published: January 26th, 2017

By: Nichole M. Mooney

Dean Mead shareholder and labor and employment attorney, Nichole M. Mooney, is quoted in the article titled, Political protests: How your biz can respect workers’ rights while keeping workplace civil, published in the Orlando Business Journal, January 26, 2017 online edition. Read the article here: Political protests: How your biz can respect workers’ rights while keeping workplace […]

2 Dean Mead Attorneys to Present at ASA Practice Management 2017

Published: January 20th, 2017

By: Nichole M. Mooney Claudia Haines Jones

Claudia Haines Jones and Nichole M. Mooney will be guest speakers at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Practice Management™ 2017 taking place January 27-29 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. Haines Jones and Mooney will present on the topic “Managing Outlier Behaviors: Roadblocks to Success” from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm on […]

Implementation of New Overtime Rules Put on Hold

Published: November 28th, 2016

By: Ciara C. Willis Nichole M. Mooney Melanie S. Griffin

On November 22, 2016, a federal court in Texas issued an order granting a nationwide preliminary injunction prohibiting implementation of the Department of Labor’s (the “DOL”) new overtime rules, which were scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016 and would affect approximately 4.2 million workers nationwide. As addressed in our prior article, the DOL finalized […]