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Brooke
Ehrlich

Partner

Broward
(954) 763-4242
BEhrlich@wsh-law.com

Brooke Ehrlich handles labor and employment litigation, commercial litigation, and appellate matters. In the labor and employment field, Brooke represents public and private entities in discrimination charges pursuant to state and federal anti-discrimination and wage and hour laws, including Title VII, the FLSA, the ADEA, the Florida Civil Rights Act, and the Florida Whistle-blower’s Act. She also advises local governments and corporate clients on employee discipline, retention and termination, employment manuals and policies, and contract interpretation.

Brooke is a frequent author and presenter on current topics in human resources, including employee use of social media, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment complaints in light of the #MeToo movement.

Prior to joining the firm, Brooke practiced for seven years as a civil litigator focusing on employment law, products liability, casualty, and commercial law. She graduated cum laude from Nova Southeastern University Law School, where she served as Articles Editor of the Journal of International and Comparative Law. She was also a research assistant and won the Book Award for Legal Research and Writing.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Broward County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Human Resource Association of Broward County

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012-2014, 2018

Presentations

  • Social Media in the Workplace: Positive and Negative Impact and Implications, IPMA-HR Conference, March 2019
  • Hiring and Firing: Legal Do’s and Dont’s for Crucial HR Functions and Social Media Policies: Balancing Employer Needs and Employee Rights, National Business Institute’s Human Resource Law Book Camp Seminar, November 2018
  • #MeToo in the Law Firm: Lessons for Managing Partners from the Post-Weinstein Reckoning, Florida Association of Managing Partners, September 2018
  • Veterans Preference Law Update, IPMA-HR Conference, October 2017
  • Employment Law Update and Legal Issues in Recruiting and Hiring, Employment and Labor Law Seminar, March 2017

Publications

Reported Cases

  • Morera v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 141 F. Supp. 3d 1335 (S.D. Fla 2015), aff’d 652 Fed.Appx. 799 (11th Cir. 2016).
  • Llana-Aday v. District Bd. of Trustees of Miami-Dade College, 2012 WL 5833612 (S.D. Fla. 2012).
  • Garcia v. Schindler Elevator Corp., 459 Fed. Appx. 865 (11th Cir. Fla. 2012).
  • Garcia v. Schindler Elevator Corp., 2011 WL 4591923 (S.D. Fla. 2011).
  • Miami-Dade County v. Schindler Elevator Corp., 2011 WL 765961 (S.D. Fla. 2011).

Practice Areas

Admissions

Florida, 2008


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2009


U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2010


U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2011

Education

Nova Southeastern University, J.D., cum laude, 2008


Rollins College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003

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