Mitchell Feldman

Mitchell L. Feldman, Esq. PA
1201 Peachtree Street Northeast, 400 Colony Square, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30309
(877) 946-8293
www.floridatrialattorneys.net


For over 2 decades, Mitchell Lloyd Feldman, Esq., has been a civil litigator, who has worked on the defense and the plaintiff side of cases.
Over the last decade, Mr. Feldman has focused his practice representing employees and individuals.

His cumulative experience and litigation skills are demonstrated by his AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. It is this highest possible rating. Mr. Feldman’s bench and jury trial experience includes cases involving the following: wage and hour claims, personal injuries and automobile accidents, workers’ compensation, employment contracts and whistleblower actions, and one criminal case.

Mr. Feldman has handled cases throughout the state and Federal Courts in Florida, Georgia and cases in Connecticut, Illinois, and New York.

HISTORY, EDUCATION, AND OVERVIEW
Mr. Feldman was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1965. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance; he also earned his Juris Doctorate from Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia in 1995. Mr. Feldman became a member of the State Bar of Georgia in 1995 and the Florida Bar in 1996. Since 1996, he has been a practicing member of the Florida Bar, with emphasis on civil litigation throughout State and Federal Courts in Florida, Georgia and numerous other Federal Courts in the United States such as Illinois and New York.

Mr. Feldman proudly has prevailed on numerous cases that have gone to a jury trial. Most recently, in March, 2016, Mr. Feldman, along with co-counsel, prevailed on a multiple Plaintiff Florida Minimum Wage and FLSA jury trial case in the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division styled: Kubiak, et al v. Salt Water Cowboy, Inc. et al, Case No.: 3:12-CV-1306-J-34JRK. The Jury awarded 100% of the damages sought. He has handled jury trials involving: whistleblower claims, breach of contract, automobile accidents, as well as trip and falls.

Since 2009, Mr. Feldman has primarily practiced in the area of employment law, including handling national and regional class and collective actions related to the wage and hour claims in violation of state laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Other types of cases include shareholder and partnership disputes, LLC member disputes, employment contract disputes, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination and equal pay violations. He has 15 years of experience in workers’ compensation cases, having handled dozens of trials before judges of compensation claims resulting in a winning track record. Additionally, Mr. Feldman has handled appeals in these areas and others, including testifying before the First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee Florida and the 2nd DCA in Lakeland Florida.

Mr. Feldman is admitted to practice in all State Courts of Florida and Georgia. He is also admitted to practice in all Federal District Courts in Florida, including the Middle, Northern and Southern District Courts, as well as The Federal District Court in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2009, Mr. Feldman founded and was managing partner of Feldman, Fox & Morgado PA, later known as Feldman Morgado PA and then Feldman Legal Group PA, which continued in existence until September, 2016. The law firm had offices in New York, Connecticut, Miami, Ocala, Jacksonville, Tampa and Atlanta Georgia. Throughout the years of 2009 through 2016, Feldman Legal Group PA and its predecessors, was actively engaged in numerous large scale, class actions and collective actions under state and federal wage laws. Mr. Feldman also handled workers’ compensation, personal injury and numerous shareholder, partnership and LLC member disputes. Many of the cases are listed below.

Mr. Feldman is a member of the Tampa Chamber of Commerce, The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), the Friends of 440, the American Bar Association, and the Hillsborough County Bar Association.

PERSONAL
Mr. Feldman is married, and has 2 children. He enjoys skiing, outdoor activities, attending Tampa Buccaneers games, Lightning games, Rays Games, travel. He has also been a frequent lecturer at educational conferences throughout Florida on topics in personal injury, civil litigation and trial practice.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Bar Admissions
Florida, 1996
Georgia, 1995
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar
U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia

Education
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
J.D. – 1995
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
B.S. – 1987
Major: Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of Georgia, Member, 1995 – Present
Florida Bar, Member, 1996 – Present
Risk Insurance Management Society (RIMS), Member
WCCP, Member
PCCP, Member
West Coast Claims Association, Member
Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Member
National Multi-Million Dollar FLSA, Counsel
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member

Notable Representative Cases, Settlements, and Active Litigation
CLASS AND COLLECTIVE ACTION SETTLEMENTS:
Lytle et al v. Lowe’s LLC; Case No:8:12-CV-1848-T-33-TBM. Settled for $9.5 million dollars (class of Human Resources Managers)

Shallin et al v. Payless Shoesource Inc., Case No. 3:14-CV-00335-RNC. Settled for $2,900,000(class of solo store managers and store leaders

Gerondadikis v. BL Restaurant Operations LLC, (BAR LOUIE CLASS), Case No. 8:12-cv-00096-EAK-MAP Settled for $1,000,000.00 (servers

Augustyniak et all v. Lowe’s: Settled for $4,500,000.00 (human resources managers)

Brown, Gillard et al. v. Discrete Wireless d/b/a Nextraq, Case No: 8:14-CV-01922-T-33EAJ: Settled for $750,000.00 (inside sales representatives)

Espanol v Avis/Budget, case no: 8:10-CV-00944-MSS-AEP: Settled for $750,000.00 (shift managers)

KUBIAK ET AL V. SALT WATER COWBOY, INC. CASE NO. 3:12-CV-1306-J-34JRK: JURY VERDICT for 8 named plaintiffs: 100% RECOVERY FULL WAGES, LIQUIDATED DAMAGES TOTALLING $192,000.00. (servers)

CZPOKEK v. TBC Retail Group Inc., Collective action FLSA: Settlement $250,000 pending approval of court. Case no: 8:14-CV-00675-CEH-TBM (tire techs, sales reps and service managers)