Tara Faenza

Tara Faenza

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Miami, FL

Insurance Litigation Group, P.A.
 | 1500 N.E. 162nd St, Miami, FL 33162
Phone: 786-529-0090
Fax: 866-239-9520
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Insurance Coverage (70%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Tara Faenza is an attorney at Insurance Litigation Group, P.A. in North Miami Beach, Florida. Representing clients throughout Florida, Ms. Faenza focuses her practice in the areas of homeowner's and commercial insurance dispute coverages and employment law. She represents both employers and employees in a variety of disputes involving discrimination, whistleblower, FLSA (wage and hour / overtime) and employment-related issues. Ms. Faenza, prior to entering private practice, served as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami Dade county, where she tried twenty (20) jury trials and approximately fifty (50) bench trials. She has argued in state and federal court on the trial and appellate level.

A cum laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Law, Ms. Faenza has been admitted to practice in the state of Florida since 2013. She served as the commencement student speaker upon her graduation from law school, an honor awarded to only one student per graduating class. During law school, Ms. Faenza also received the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement award, a certificate given to the top students in certain courses. She received the certificate in the area of alternative dispute resolution. She also earned a specialized Employment, Labor and Immigration law certificate, indicating completion of specific courses in these areas of law.

Passionate about sharing her base of legal knowledge with others, Ms. Faenza has written and lectured on various legal topics in addition to maintaining her law practice. She has been involved in many events including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Miami Equal Employment Opportunity Technical Assistance Seminar and the Southeast eDiscovery and Information Governance Retreat. Ms. Faenza has also appeared on television, speaking on Michael Putney's show WPLG This Week in South Florida regarding issues related to Stand Your Ground.

Outside of these educational pursuits, Ms. Faenza enjoys staying actively involved in her community as well as participating in pro bono activities. In 2013, she served as a pro bono guardian ad litem for Dade Legal Aid and was the social chairperson of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida in 2016. In 2017, Ms. Faenza was awarded the Dade Legal Aid / Put Something Back Pro Bono Project Prop Bono Service Award for her Guardian Ad Litem work.

About Tara Faenza

Admitted: 2013, Florida

Professional Webpage: www.restorationlaw.com

Honors/Awards:

  • Florida Trend Legal Elite 2018, Legal Elite, Florida Trend, 2018
  • Avvo Rating of Superb, AVVO, 2016
  • Top Contributor Award from AVVO 2016, Top Contributor, AVVO, 2016
  • Avvo Rating of Excellent, Excellent Rating, AVVO, 2015
  • Cum Laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2013
  • Dean's Certificate, Alternative Dispute Resolution, University of Miami School of Law, 2012
  • Diversity Scholars Award, Southern Region, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Employment, Labor & Immigration Law Certificate, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Social Chairperson, The Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida (APABA), 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Florida, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Dade Legal Aid/Put Something Back - Pro Bono Guardian Ad Litem Attorney, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Office Location for Tara Faenza

1500 N.E. 162nd St
Miami, FL 33162

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Last Updated: 10/24/2018

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