Brett L. Sheptow has extensive experience in the areas of: traffic defense, labor and employment law, and civil rights litigation. He has counseled hundreds of clients on traffic tickets and misdemeanors, and has conducted numerous bench trials, including accidents involving bodily injury.
He advises employers and employees in all types of employment matters, including claims under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, Florida’s unpaid wages law, as well as EEOC investigations. Additionally, Brett provides counsel to employers and employees with regard to employee handbooks, personnel policies, and separation agreements. He has represented public employee union members in grievance procedures, administrative hearings, and unfair labor practice charges. He has represented police officers in § 1983 litigation, as well as state law claims of false arrest and malicious prosecution. Brett also counsels clients on matters involving contract disputes, consumer protection law, and general civil litigation.
Brett wanted a practical way to make a difference in people’s lives and feels becoming an attorney provides him with this opportunity. While at law school, Brett worked as a research assistant in the area of federal consumer protection law.
Areas of Concentration
Traffic Offenses and Accidents
Labor and Employment
George Washington University Law School (J.D.)
University of Florida (B.A., Sociology, Cum Laude)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Golden Key National Honor Society (University of Florida)
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (University of Florida)
President’s Honor Roll (University of Florida)
Professional and Community Involvement
American Bar Association
Broward County Bar Young Lawyers’ Section
Dade County Bar Young Lawyers’ Section
Delta Chi Fraternity (University of Florida)
Causes Brett cares about