Mavrick, Peter T.
Address: 1620 W Oakland Park Blvd Suite 300, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Lawyer Firm: Mavrick Law Firm
|Areas of Practice||Employment & Labor Law, Non-Competition Covenant Law, Business Litigation, Trust, Probate, and Guardianship Litigation, Real Property Litigation|
In June 2016, Mr. Mavrick obtained final dismissal of a pregnancy discrimination case against a Broward County child care facility. Mr. Mavrick successfully argued that the former employee could not lawfully assert her claim against her former employer.
In April 2016, Mr. Mavrick obtained final dismissal of a pregnancy discrimination case against a physician’s practice located in Broward County, Florida. Mr. Mavrick’s client had been wrongfully accused of terminating a pregnant employee. Mr. Mavrick successfully argued the employee was terminated for legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons.
In January 2016, Mr. Mavrick won a jury trial in federal court in West Palm Beach. At the trial, Mr. Mavrick defended the corporation and its owner against an alleged employee’s claim he was owed overtime wages. Mr. Mavrick won a complete defense verdict. The jury deliberated less than 30 minutes before rendering their verdict in favor of Mr. Mavrick’s clients.
In January 2016, Mr. Mavrick obtained dismissal of a housing discrimination claim against an owner of apartment buildings. Mr. Mavrick’s client, the residential landlord, was accused of discriminating against prospective tenants. Mr. Mavrick demonstrated to the investigating government agency that the discrimination claim lacked merit and should be dismissed.
In 2015, Mr. Mavrick obtained an excellent result for a client who had sold his corporation and thereafter was sued by a commercial landlord for several hundred thousands of dollars for alleged breach of a commercial lease guaranty arising from his former corporation. After Mr. Mavrick filed his client’s motion for summary judgment, it became apparent to the commercial landlord that Mr. Mavrick’s client would prevail because of adverse legal and factual issues that emerged in the litigation. The commercial landlord agreed to dismiss its case with prejudice and recover nothing from Mr. Mavrick’s client.
In 2015, Mr. Mavrick obtained a favorable court ruling dismissing a worker’s compensation retaliation lawsuit against a Florida corporation.
In 2014, Mr. Mavrick obtained an excellent result for a client who was sued for breach of a non-competition covenant. The former employer paid substantial damages to Mr. Mavrick’s client.Successfully represented clients in probate and guardianship litigation and related issues in dispute over will.
In 2013, Mr. Mavrick successfully defended a start-up business sued for breaching a legally invalid non-compete agreement.In August 2013, Mr. Mavrick and his associate attorney defended an employer at trial against a former employee’s claim for wages. The employer prevailed with a judgment that no wages were owed to the former employee.
In April 2013, won trial on behalf of a general contractor in a construction breach of contract case brought by a subcontractor.
In March 2013, won trial in worker’s compensation case on behalf of corporate employer.
In February 2013, obtained dismissal of commercial landlord-tenant case on behalf of corporate tenant.
In December 2012, obtained dismissal of commercial landlord-tenant case against South Florida Limited Liability Company.
In November – December 2012, successfully represented management of a South Florida company being investigated by the United States Department of Labor into alleged wage-hour compliance issues, including updating the company’s record keeping practices to clarify proof of compliance with wage labor laws.
In July 2012, won trial on behalf of corporate employer sued for overtime wages in federal court in Miami, Florida. After several days of trial, the federal judge ruled that Mr. Mavrick’s client, i.e., the corporate employer, prevailed and was entitled to judgment as a matter of law.
In June 2012, won labor arbitration involving allegations of wrongful termination of employment.
In March 2012, Mr. Mavrick obtained summary judgment on behalf of a corporate employer, who had been sued for alleged unlawful termination of employment. The employee alleged his termination violated Florida law prohibiting retaliation against an employee who filed a worker’s compensation claim.
In September 2011, Mr. Mavrick successfully defended his client and won a six-day jury trial in Miami, Florida state court. The plaintiff had argued to the jury that Mr. Mavrick’s client owed over one million dollars for alleged fraud, civil theft, unjust enrichment, and other alleged grounds. The jury returned a complete defense verdict in favor of Mr. Mavrick’s client.
In July 2011, Mr. Mavrick successfully obtained dismissal, on behalf of a corporate employer and its President, of a former employee’s claim for wages in federal court in Miami, Florida.
In April 2011, Mr. Mavrick won a one day trial on behalf of a corporate employer against an employee who claimed she was owed compensation based on the grounds for her termination. Mr. Mavrick proved to the court that the former employee had stolen from and had been disloyal to the employer, and that the employment termination was therefore justified and lawful under Florida law.
In February 2011, Mr. Mavrick won an appeal on behalf of a corporate employer in an employment termination claim.
Represented corporation and its officers in defense of case seeking overtime wages, back wages, sales commissions, and damages for allegedly wrongful termination under the federal employee polygraph protection act. Won summary judgment as to the overtime wage claim. Plaintiff/alleged employee dismissed his unlawful termination claim on the eve of trial.
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