Miami, Fla. (PRWEB) June 24, 2016
Joseph Z. Fleming and Danielle N. Garno, shareholders in the Miami Litigation Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., recently spoke at The Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law (EASL) Section Annual Retreat held June 19 at the Streamsong Resort just outside of Tampa, Florida.
Fleming participated in the panel discussion titled “Reading the Green: Labor and Employment Tips and Traps for Sports and Entertainment Practitioners.” Fleming’s panel discussed topics including labor unions, collective bargaining agreements and antitrust exemptions; employment discrimination; whistleblowers; internet and social media; and laws regarding the protection of intellectual property in the workplace.
Garno spoke as part of the panel discussion titled “Designing Your Course in Fashion Law: Overview of Obstacles, from Casual to Couture.” Garno’s panel focused on a variety of topics pertaining to fashion law including contracts, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance issues, celebrity licensing, intellectual property, overseas manufacturing, customs and ethical issues.
Based in the firm’s Miami office, Fleming is an experienced litigator and labor and employment lawyer who represents a diverse group of clients, including national and international airlines, land developers and mining interests, regarding labor and employment matters, issues of workplace safety, whistleblowing, and complex international litigation. He also works in the entertainment, arts and sports law areas. Fleming, the founding chair of the EASL Section, served in this role from 2011 to 2012. He is past chair of the Labor and Employment, Environmental and Land Use Sections of The Florida Bar.
At Greenberg Traurig, Garno focuses her law practice on issues faced by the fashion community, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, trademark infringement, anti-counterfeiting, employment, and general business litigation. Her practice also includes working on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on white-collar defense and fraud actions.
About Greenberg Traurig — Miami
The Greenberg Traurig Miami office was founded in 1967 by attorneys with a business-focused approach and a tradition of community service. Since that time, the Miami office has actively supported and helped drive South Florida’s growth as an international financial and cultural center, serving as a gateway between the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. In the community, the office is well-known for its “Miami Roots, Global Reach.” The attorneys advise local, national, and international companies in numerous industries and sectors, including aviation, entertainment, financial institutions, health care, international trade and customs, labor and employment, manufacturing, real estate, retail, and technology. In Florida, Greenberg Traurig serves clients from across seven offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.