Aaron W. Tandy

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Aaron Tandy

Aaron Tandy is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, and is head of the firm’s Employment Law Section. Mr. Tandy places a special focus on resolution of business torts, regulatory and administrative hearings, employment and HR litigation, and ecommerce and intellectual property disputes, including the gathering and proper use of electronic and social media evidence.

In addition, Mr. Tandy provides counsel to entities looking to comply with federal and state antitrust laws, including the establishment of domestic and international distribution agreements and joint ventures.

Areas of Experience

  • Business Torts
  • Regulatory and Administrative Hearings
  • Employment and HR Litigation
  • E-commerce and Intellectual Property Disputes

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association:  Section of Litigation and Section of Antitrust Law
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the City of New York

Honors

  • AV Rated as independently determined by Martindale-Hubbell, highest legal ability and ethical standard rating
  • Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce,” Outstanding Board of Governor,” James McDonnell Award, “ 2009

Civic & Community Service

  • Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Executive Board
  • Miami Beach JCC, Board of Trustees

Education

  • New York University, J.D., Cum Laude, 1991
  • Haverford College, B.A., 1988

Publications & Presentations

  • “Escaping Politics by Going to Work – As Long as the Boss Isn’t Involved,” October 2016, Daily Business Review
  • “Addressing Employment Changes Created by Same-Sex Marriage,” October 2016, South Florida Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators, presenter
  • “Unpaid Legal Interns, Summer Associates and Contract Attorneys,” April 2016, Association of Legal Administrators publication
  • “Workplace Bullying: Recognizing the Signs and Avoiding the Lawsuit,” April 2016, South Florida Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators, presenter
  • “ADA Case Note: Hurtt v. International Services, Inc.,” February 2016, the Checkoff, a publication of the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Section, February 2016
  • “A New Frontier: Accommodating Employees’ Temporary Disabilities,” February 2016, the Checkoff, a publication of The Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section
  • “U.S. Supreme Court: ERISA Plan Not Entitled to Seek Reimbursement From Participant’s General Assets Under Plan Subrogation Provisions,” January 2016, Florida Bar Labor & Employment Section
  • “A New Frontier: Accommodating Employees’ Temporary Disabilities,” December 2015, Daily Business Review
  • “The Use and Potential Misuse of Social Media Platforms by Lawyers – and the Use of Social Media Evidence in Court,” June 2015, Continuing Legal Education, State Attorney’s Office, Miami-Dade County, presenter
  • “Social Media:  Use, Misuse and Presenting Evidence in Court,” May 2015, Miami-Dade County State Attorney General CLE Forum, presenter
  • “Use of Class Action Arbitration Waivers,” October 2014, Law Council of Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, presenter
  • “Antitrust Issues and the Internet,” Center for International Legal Studies, October 2005,   Suffolk University Law School, Boston, panelist and presenter
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