Yvette Everhart

Yvette Everhart

Sass Law Firm - Representing Employees in Workplace Disputes
  • Employment Law
  • Florida
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Yvette Everhart is a shareholder in the Sass Law Firm practicing labor and employment law in Florida since graduating from Stetson University College of Law and is an advocate of employee rights. Ms. Everhart is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Florida Bar with over 12 years of experience, making her well-versed in a wide variety of employment law issues. Over the years, Yvette has served on various committees and is a member of the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar, as well as Co-Chair of the Website Subcommittee of its Communications Committee.

Ms. Everhart’s experience includes representing individual employees before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, as well as various government agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR), the Florida Public Employee Relations Committee (PERC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and Florida’s unemployment agency, the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).

Yvette Everhart has spoken at a variety of employment law educational conferences and is the author of several published articles. She is also co-author of the Florida Chapter of the national treatise, Employment at Will, a State-by-State Survey initially published in 2011 by the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law and BNA Bloomberg, as well as each yearly supplement and the 2017 Second Edition. Yvette is a current member and past President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, also known as Florida NELA, and has been included on the Super Lawyers® list published by Thomson Reuters in the area of employment law. After graduating cum laude from Stetson University, she attended Stetson University College of Law and received both The Florida Bar’s Dean W. Gary Vause Award & the Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award.

Education
Stetson University College of Law
J.D. (2006) | Law
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Stetson University
B.B.A. (2003)
Honors: cum laude
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Professional Experience
Shareholder Attorney
Sass Law Firm
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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
Publications
Articles & Publications
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
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
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.
New Federal Rule: Overtime and Salaried Workers
Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Don’t Speak English? Don’t Worry, English Speaking Only Policies in the Workplace Violate the Law
Hola Tampa Bay magazine
Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecting and Preserving ESI
Strafford Publications, Inc.
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.
Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment Cases
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
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.
Navigating Ethical Perils of Social Media Surveillance
Lawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association
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.
Florida Update: Employment Law
National Business Institute™
Class Arbitration Update: NLRB Rules
Lawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association
Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey
Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
Taking a Stand Against Subpoenas to Former Employers
Lawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association
Yours, Mine or Theirs: The Document Dilemma
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
Speaking Engagements
Sexual Harassment Can Be Prevented and Stopped, Sexual Harassment Training and Forum, Tampa, Florida
U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, Hillsborough Community College
Class Action Waivers from the Advocates Point of View, Midwinter Meeting, Clearwater Beach, Florida
ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association
Discrimination, Harassment and Abuse by Employers, Business Class of Dr. Charmaine Rose, Tampa, Florida
St. Leo University
Wage & Hour and Unpaid Wages, Continuing Education Meeting, Tampa, Florida
Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Human Resource Practices from a Plaintiff Attorney’s Perspective, Business Class of Dr. Charmaine Rose, Clearwater, Florida
St. Leo University
Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecting and Preserving ESI, Best Practices to Reduce Risks, Manage Costs and Avoid Sanctions Under the Amended Federal Rules, Live Webinar
Strafford Publications, Inc.
Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment Cases, Strategies for Winning Employment Cases, Fall Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
Florida Update: Employment Law, CLE Conference, Tampa, Florida
National Business Institute™
Practicing in Public Interest Law from an Employee Attorney’s Perspective, Professionalism Day, St. Petersburg, Florida
Stetson University College of Law
The Americans With Disabilities Act, EEO Training Seminar, Tampa, Florida
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission & City of Tampa Community Affairs Division
Yours, Mine or Theirs: The Document Dilemma, Employment Law Progression in a Recession, Fall Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
Certifications
Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law since 2017
The Florida Bar
Awards
Florida Super Lawyers® – Employment Law for Employees
Thomson Reuters
Superb 10.0 rating, since 2008
Avvo
Florida Super Lawyers® – Rising Star in Employment Law
Thomson Reuters
Florida Super Lawyers® – Rising Star in Employment Law
Thomson Reuters
Dean W. Gary Vause Award
The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section
Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award
Stetson University College of Law
Professional Associations
Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Member
Current
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Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Executive Council, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Council Member
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Website Subcommittee, Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Co-Chair
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Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Committee Member
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Law School Liaison Subcommittee, Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Committee Member
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Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Committee Member
- Current
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Law School Liaison Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Co-Chair
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Hot Topics in Employment Law, Fall Conference, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Program Chair
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Membership Outreach Subcommittee, Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
Committee Member
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Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
President
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Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
President-Elect
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Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
Vice President of Programming
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 36960
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Fees
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Practice Area
  • Employment Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Sass Law Firm | Representing Employees | Tampa Employment Lawyers
Blog
Employee Rights Reporter | Sass Law Firm
Contact & Map
Sass Law Firm
601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603
USA
Telephone: (813) 251-5599
Fax: (813) 259-9797