Steven M. Canter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Mavrick Law Firm
 | 1620 W. Oakland Park Blvd, Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Phone: 954-564-2246
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Steven M. Canter is an attorney at the Fort Lauderdale-based Mavrick Law Firm, where he handles a variety of matters for his business clients in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties and throughout the state. Admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

A portion of Mr. Canter's practice is centered on labor and employment law matters. Providing defense representation to employers, his cases have included claims of workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, and wage and hour violations, and he has also worked on Family and Medical Leave Act disputes. Mr. Canter has also handled cases involving breaches of noncompete agreements and misappropriation of trade secrets by former employees of his clients. His nonemployment litigation experience has encompassed contract breaches, interference with contractual relations and other business disputes. In all of these areas, Mr. Canter has been able to obtain numerous favorable results for his clients, both at the trial and appellate levels as well as through negotiated settlements. His fellow professionals have taken note of his track record and have awarded him a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

Majoring in business management, Mr. Canter attended Florida Atlantic University and received a Bachelor of Science in 1998. His legal education was obtained at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2002. Prior to joining the Mavrick Law Firm in February 2018, Mr. Canter handled community association and consumer debt litigation for two area firms. He is a former member of the board of directors of the Florida Creditors Bar Association.


Miami Office

By Appointment Only

2 S Biscayne Blvd #3760-A
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-570-4042

Practice Areas
  • 20%Employment Litigation
  • 50%Business Litigation
  • 20%Employment & Labor
  • 10%Real Estate
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Labor Law, Condominiums & Cooperatives


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Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016

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Admitted: 2002, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Bar
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern Districts of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle Districts of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern Districts of Florida
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Office Location for Steven M. Canter

1620 W. Oakland Park Blvd
Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Phone: 954-564-2246

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Last Updated: 4/24/2019

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