Debra M. Leder

Debra M. Leder

Debra Leder has more than 20 years of experience handling matters uniquely related to the workforce. She provides human resources consultation, corporate due diligence assistance, review and drafting of employment-related agreements and contracts, employee handbooks and policies, and other representation to employers, of various sizes, regarding labor and employment related issues. Debra represents clients in a variety of industries through all facets of administrative agency investigations, litigation, arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution processes, evidentiary hearings, trial and appeal, including claims relating to harassment, discrimination and retaliation, overtime pay or other alleged unpaid wages, trade secret litigation, and non-compete and other restrictive covenant disputes. Debra was part of the first class of practitioners to become Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law.

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With This Ring, I Thee Confer Benefits… The Meaning of “I Do”

Based upon an IRS determination which took effect last week, same-sex couples who enter into marriages in jurisdictions that recognize such marriages are now treated as married for federal tax purposes, regardless of whether the couple lives in a jurisdiction that recognizes same-sex marriage.  The IRS will now allow pre-tax dollars to be used to pay premiums for same-sex spouse … Continue Reading