Dana M. Gallup

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Hollywood, FL

Gallup Auerbach
 | 4000 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 265 South
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: 954-894-3035
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (50%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employee Benefits (20%)
Attorney Profile

Dana M. Gallup of Gallup Auerbach is committed to representing clients throughout South Florida, including Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. He focuses his practice on handling employment law matters such as disability, gender/sex and pregnancy discrimination; Family and Medical Leave Act issues; non-compete and severance agreements; sexual harassment; and whistleblower and retaliation claims. Mr. Gallup also represents employers on issues including the following: internal investigations, administrative charges, employment policies and manuals, corporate compliance and best practices, management and employee training, and severance and non-compete agreements.

In 1988, Mr. Gallup earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Florida. He then graduated with honors and a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1992.

For more than 25 years, Mr. Gallup has been dedicated to helping companies and their employees navigate legal issues at the state and federal levels. Certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a mediator and an arbitrator, he recognizes the importance of finding a solution outside the courtroom. His extensive experience on both sides of employment law matters has given Mr. Gallup the knowledge and skills necessary to provide his clients with comprehensive representation.

In honor of his accomplishments, Mr. Gallup has received the highest rating* possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell, and he holds an Avvo "Superb" rating.

A published author, Mr. Gallup is active in the legal community as a member of the Dade County Bar Association, the Broward County Mar Association, the Federal Bar Association South Florida Chapter, The Florida Bar's Labor and Employment Law Section, the American Bar Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association, Florida Chapter. 

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (50%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Employee Benefits (20%)

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010, 2013 - 2018

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About Dana Gallup

Admitted: 1992, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.gallup-law.com/About-Us/Dana-M-Gallup.shtml


  • AV rated, Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review Rating process
  • Super Lawyers, 2009, 2010 and 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Florida Supreme Court, Certified Civil County and Circuit Court Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 17th Judicial Circuit, Arbitrator
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Florida Chapter (Florida NELA), Vice President: 2006-2007, Vice President of Programming: 2009-2010, President: 2010-2011, Immediate Past President: 2011-2012
  • American Association for Justice
  • Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter
  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1992
  • Florida, 1992


  • Osorio v. Medtronic, Inc, 2011 WL 1102832 (S.D. Fla. 2011)
  • Paulet v. Farlie, Turner & Co., LLC, 2010 WL 2232662 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Lawson v. Plantation Gen. Hosp., L.P., 704 F.Supp.2d 1254 (S.D.Fla.2010)
  • Lussi v. Design-Build & Engineering, Inc., 2010 WL 1571158 (S.D.Fla. 2010)
  • Saridakis v. S. Broward Hosp. Dist., 681 F. Supp. 2d 1338 (S.D. Fla. 2009)
  • M.B. v. Agency for Persons with Disabilities , 13 So.3d 509 (Fla. 3d DCA 2009)
  • Soto v. Genentech, Inc., 2008 WL 4621832 (S.D. Fla. 2008)
  • Ward v. Cyberguard Corp, 2007 WL 171596 (S.D. Fla. 2007)
  • Destel v. McRoberts Protective Agency, 2004 WL 746293 (S.D.Fla.2004)
  • Sun Mfg. Corp. v. Souvenir, 728 So. 2d 774 (Fla. 3d DCA 1999)
  • Kotas v. Waterman Broadcasting, 927 F.Supp. 1547 (M.D.Fla.1996)
  • Nierenberg v. Heart Center of Southwest, 835 F.Supp. 1404, 1407 (M.D.Fla.1993)

Representative Clients:

  • Prime 112, Prime Italian and Big Pink Restaurants
  • Southeast Florida Parts, Inc. d/b/a Johnstone Supply
  • Rabinovici & Associates, Inc.
  • Saltzman, Tanis, Pittell, Levin & Jacobson, Inc., d/b/a Pediatric Associates
  • Riu Florida Beach Hotel
  • Nationwide Interpreter Resource, Inc.
  • Lime Venture One Corp. d/b/a Sublime Restaurant
  • Julian F. Naranjo, M.D., P.A. d/b/a Interventional Comprehensive Pain Management

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A., Major: History, 1988
Office Location for Dana M. Gallup

4000 Hollywood Boulevard
Suite 265 South
Hollywood, FL 33021

Phone: 954-894-3035


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Last Updated: 1/17/2018

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