Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 19, 2020, new legislation was signed into law that provides for significant government funding of a variety of government programs concerning public health, public nutrition, child nutrition, family leave, paid sick leave, expanded unemployment insurance, and more. The new legislation is a strong and swift bipartisan effort that when presented to the President, […]

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U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST LAWYERS® – 2019 AWARDS

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST LAWYERS® – 2019 BEST LAW FIRMS Metropolitan Tier 1 – Orlando: Litigation-Environmental & Environmental Law Metropolitan Tier 2 – Orlando: Employment Law-Management & Litigation-Labor & Employment Rory C. Ryan U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST LAWYERS® – 2019 Orlando 2019 “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” Litigation – Environmental (2011-2019) Environmental Law (2009-2019) Cynthia […]

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U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers® – 2018 Awards

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST LAWYERS® – 2018 BEST LAW FIRMS Metropolitan Tier 1 – Orlando: Litigation-Environmental & Environmental Law Metropolitan Tier 3 – Orlando: Employment Law-Management Rory C. Ryan U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST LAWYERS® – 2018 Litigation – Environmental (2011-2018) Environmental Law (2009-2018) Cynthia Brennan Ryan U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST LAWYERS® – […]

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Cynthia Brennan Ryan and Rory Ryan were chosen by their peers as Florida Legal Elite 2015 by Florida Trend magazine and as Florida Super Lawyers 2015 by Super Lawyers Magazine.

The Legal Elite selection process begins with inviting all members of the Florida Bar to provide the names of Florida lawyers they hold in the highest regard—lawyers they have worked with personally or would recommend to others.  The votes were tallied by an independent research firm, and a Blue Ribbon Panel of prominent lawyers reviewed […]

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Florida Expressly Prohibits Pregnancy Discrimination

Beginning July 1, 2015, a bill signed into law by Governor Scott became effective, extending the protections in the Florida Civil Rights Act to include pregnancy. Prior to this new law, the Florida Civil Rights Act expressly prohibited discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital […]

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