Yvette Everhart Resume CV

YVETTE D. EVERHART

Shareholder Attorney
Board Certified

Sass Law Firm
601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33603
813.251.5599


ADMISSIONS

The Florida Bar, 2007
Florida Supreme Court, 2007
Florida Second District Court of Appeal, 2007
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2007

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Council Member – Executive Council, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2017-present
Co-Chair – Website Subcommittee, Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2017-present
Committee Member – Law School Liaison Subcommittee, Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2016-present
Committee Member – Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2016-present
Committee Member – Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2015-present
Co-Chair – Law School Liaison Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2016-2017
Program Co-Chair – Hot Topics in Employment Law, Fall Conference, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2016
Committee Member – Membership Outreach Subcommittee, Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2015-2016
President – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2012-2013
President-Elect – Florida Chapter,  National Employment Lawyers Association, 2011-2012
Vice President of Programming – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2010-2011
Member – Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Member – Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association
Member – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association


EDUCATION

Juris Doctor – Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2006
Bachelor of Business Administration – Stetson University, cum laude, Deland, Florida, 2003

CAREER EXPERIENCE

Shareholder Attorney – Sass Law Firm, practicing labor and employment law, advocating for employee rights, and representing individuals in workplace disputes involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, whistleblower protection, wage and hour issues, employment contracts and severance agreements, including non-compete provisions and arbitration agreements, 2007-present

HONORS AND AWARDS

Florida Super Lawyers® – Employment Law for Employees, Thomson Reuters, 2019
Florida Super Lawyers® – Rising Star in Employment Law, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2017
Top Attorney – Superb 10.0 rating, Avvo, 2008-present
Dean W. Gary Vause Award – The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, 2006
Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award – Stetson University College of Law, 2006

PUBLICATIONS

Who Is Entitled to Protection from Retaliation? (Fundamentals) – 13th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, November 2019
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Second Edition, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bloomberg BNA, November 2018
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Second Edition, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bloomberg BNA, November 2017
New Federal Rule: Overtime and Salaried Workers – Continuing Education Meeting, Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, October 2016
Don’t Speak English? Don’t Worry, English Speaking Only Policies in the Workplace Violate the Law Hola Tampa Bay magazine, July-August 2016
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., November 2016
Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecting and Preserving ESI – Strafford Publications, Inc., April 2016
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, November 2015
Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment Cases – Strategies for Winning Employment Cases, Fall Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, September 2015
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., November 2014
Navigating Ethical Perils of Social Media SurveillanceLawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association, May 2014
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., November 2013
Florida Update: Employment Law – National Business Institute™, September 2012
Class Arbitration Update: NLRB RulesLawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association, April 2012
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern RegionEmployment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., November 2011
Taking a Stand Against Subpoenas to Former Employers – Lawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association, December 2010/January 2011 Edition
Yours, Mine or Theirs: The Document Dilemma – Employment Law Progression in a Recession, Fall Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, September 2009


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Who Is Entitled to Protection from Retaliation? (Fundamentals) – 13th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Track, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association (New Orleans, Louisiana), November 2019
Sexual Harassment Can Be Prevented and Stopped – Sexual Harassment Training and Forum, U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, Hillsborough Community College (Tampa, Florida), February 2018
Class Action Waivers from the Advocates Point of View – Midwinter Meeting, ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association (Clearwater Beach, Florida), February 2018
Discrimination, Harassment and Abuse by Employers – Business Class of Dr. Charmaine Rose, St. Leo University (Tampa, Florida), June 2017
Wage & Hour and Unpaid Wages – Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Tampa, Florida), October 2016
Human Resource Practices from a Plaintiff Attorney’s Perspective – Business Class of Dr. Charmaine Rose, St. Leo University (Clearwater, Florida), July 2016
Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecting and Preserving ESI – Strafford Publications, Inc. (Live Webinar), April 2016
Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment Cases – Strategies for Winning Employment Cases, Fall Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association (St. Petersburg, Florida), September 2015
Florida Update: Employment Law – National Business Institute™ (Teleconference Tampa, Florida), September 2012
Practicing in Public Interest Law from an Employee Attorney’s Perspective – Professionalism Day, Stetson University College of Law (St. Petersburg, Florida), January 2011
The Americans With Disabilities Act – EEO Training Seminar, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission & City of Tampa Community Affairs Division (Tampa, Florida), September 2009
Yours, Mine or Theirs: The Document Dilemma – Employment Law Progression in a Recession, Fall Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association (St. Petersburg, Florida), September 2009