Angelo Filippi, is a Partner in the firm’s Ft. Lauderdale office. He is the Director of the firm’s Employment & Labor Law Practice Group & leads the OSHA defense practice. He is also a member of the firm's Regulated Substances Practice Group. He represents employers on a broad range of matters applicable to the workplace. The group defends employers who are audited or investigated by local, state & federal enforcement agencies & has extensive experience litigating both individual & class action claims.
Angelo’s practice also includes counseling clients in regulatory compliance with the standards and regulations enforced by the Department of Labor, OSHA and Homeland Security. As part of his OSHA practice, Angelo assists clients in establishing compliant safety programs; guides employers during OSHA inspections; and defends employers in OSHA enforcement actions. He also assists clients with internal regulatory compliance audits of compensation practices; I-9s and employment and safety practices reviews.
Angelo is a frequent speaker on regulatory safety/health compliance issues for professional organizations & has developed & delivered numerous seminars & training programs on OSHA & Employment Law related matters & policies. He frequently advises & consults with employers on how to avoid employment discrimination and/or wrongful termination litigation, as well as the best practices regarding crisis management on disciplinary issues & investigative activities when employees allege unlawful activities. He also prepares & assists in drafting employee manuals, drug-free workplace programs, return-to-work programs, safety programs, leave policies & other human resource forms to ensure compliance with State & Federal matters.