About Richard D. Tuschman, Esq.
Location: Fort Lauderdale - Broward County, FL
Awards & Certifications:
- Board Certified Labor and Employment Attorney
- AV Rated by Marindale-Hubbell
- "Lawyer of the Year" 2017 Fort Lauderdale Litigation - Labor and Employment by Best Lawyers
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Perfect 10.0 Rating on Avvo
- Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney by Super Lawyers
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5.0/5.0 Reviews on Lawyers.com
Richard D. Tuschman defends South Florida businesses and business owners in state and federal litigation. As a Board Certified Labor and Employment attorney with 19 years of experience, he has defended dozens of Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Palm Beach companies. Richard is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and was named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Fort Lauderdale Litigation – Labor and Employment “Lawyer of the Year.” When dealing with employment litigation matters, Richard regularly represents clients in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) cases, as well as in cases alleging employment discrimination and retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Florida Civil Rights Act. Richard Tuschman also handles cases involving breach of contract and trade secrets, restrictive covenants (non-competition and non-solicitation agreements), and regularly appears before federal and state agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Richard has handled a wide range of litigation in federal and state courts, including class actions, business disputes, and litigation under the Title III of the ADA.
Originally from New Jersey, Richard graduated with honors from the George Washington University Law School in 1991 and received his B.A. in 1988 from Franklin & Marshall College. He began his career with the employment law boutique Muller Mintz, and has also practiced with several large firms, including Baker & McKenzie, Epstein Becker & Green, and Akerman. Richard also serves on the Legal & Governance Committee of Debbie’s Dream Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer, advancing funding for research, providing education and support internationally to patients, families, and caregivers, and making the cure for stomach cancer a reality.