The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law that requires employers to pay workers the federal minimum wage and requires that employers pay workers
Alan L. Quiles focuses his practice in the area of employment law, specifically in the recovery of unpaid wages, overtime and minimum wages. Alan has 25 years of legal experience and leads the firm’s Health Care Practice Group. He has represented employees and employers in employment claims in State and Federal Courts since 1997.
“You just can’t beat the person who won’t give up.” — Babe Ruth
Alan’s experience includes representing clients in FLSA overtime claims, state minimum and unpaid wage claims, state and federal discrimination claims, FMLA claims, state unemployment claims, state and Federal whistleblower claims and workers’ compensation retaliation claims. He has successfully litigated non-compete and trade secret claims and has also represented employees through the EEOC and State administrative processes and represented employees in arbitration proceedings before the NASD (now FINRA), AAA, JAMS and others. In addition to his trial experience, Alan also represents clients in appellate matters at all levels of the state and federal appellate system.
Alan regularly presents seminars on employment law issues. He graduated from Cornell University School of Law in 1995 after receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, cum laude, from the University of Houston. While attending Cornell University School of Law, he served as an Articles Editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Alan, through his volunteer work with Disability Rights Florida and other organizations, is a champion of those with disabilities. Outside of his work and advocacy, Alan loves to try new and “adventurous” cuisine and is an avid poker player.