Michael A. Pancier

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Pembroke Pines, FL

Law Offices of Michael A. Pancier, PA
 | 9000 Sheridan Street, Suite 93
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Phone: 954-862-2217
Fax: 954-862-2287
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor (80%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • General Litigation (0%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Michael A. Pancier is the principal attorney at Pancier Law, located in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Focusing his practice on labor and employment law, he provides representation to both companies and employees throughout Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Mr. Pancier has extensive experience in a variety of related matters, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, workplace discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, sexual harassment and whistleblower retaliation.

    Fluent in English and Spanish, Mr. Pancier regularly advises employers on compliance with these federal laws, and he reviews and prepares employment agreements and employee manuals. Some of his notable courtroom victories include his successful representation of employers in cases dealing with the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act involving managerial and motor carrier exemptions. His successful track record along with his superb degree of ethics have led to his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

    Majoring in accounting, Mr. Pancier attended Florida International University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1988. He obtained his legal education at the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1992. Mr. Pancier founded his current firm in 2009. He has been certified as a specialist in labor and employment law by the Board of Legal Specialization & Education of The Florida Bar. Mr. Pancier is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the United States Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Employment & Labor
    • 20%Civil Rights
    • 0%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination, Litigation


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Michael Pancier

    Admitted: 1992, Florida

    Professional Webpage: http://www.pancierlaw.net/


    • Selected to Florida Super Lawyers, 2008-2016
    • SuperLawyers  2015: Top Solo Law Firm in Employment Law
    • AV rated by Martindale Hubble

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law, 2006
    • Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
    • Board Certified Labor and Employment Lawyer

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, 1993
    • Florida, 1992
    • Broward County Hispanic Bar
    • Republican National Lawyers Association
    • The Florida Bar (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, Sports and Entertainment Law)
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Tax Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


    • Cardelle v. Miami Beach Fraternal Order of Police, 2014 WL 6653679 (11th Cir. 2014)
    • Rustowicz v. North Broward Hosp. Dist., 174 So.3d 414 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015)
    • Maestri v. Florida Sunrise, Ltd., 953 So.2d 582 (Fla. 4th DCA 2007)
    • Pope v. Lil Abner’s Corp., 92 F.Supp. 2d 1327 (S.D., Fla., 2000)
    • Richardson v. Tricom Pictures & Productions, Inc., 334 F.Supp. 2d 1303 (S.D., Fla., 2004)
    • DeWitt v. Daley, 336 B.R. 552 (S.D., Fla., 2006)
    • Alvarado v. I.G.W.T. Delivery Systems, Inc., 410 F.Supp.2d 1272 (S.D., Fla., 2006)
    • Posley v. Eckerd Corp., 433 F.Supp.2d 1287 (S.D. Fla., 2006)
    • Mederos v. Ace Protection, — WL –, Case No. 09-22842-CV-Torres (S.D.Fla. March 18, 2011)
    • Johnson v. City of Fort Lauderdale, 148 F.3d 1228, (11th Cir., 1998)
    • Damon v. Fleming Supermarkets of Florida, Inc., 196 F.3d 1354 (11th Cir., 1999)
    • Rodrique v. Eckerd Corp., — F3d –, 2007 WL 906451 (11th Cir. 2007)
    • Able v. Southern Shuttle, 620 F.3d 1272 (11th Cir. 2010)

    Educational Background:

    • Florida International University, B.A. in Accounting, 1988

    Industry Groups

    • Hospitality
    • Law Enforcement
    • Transportation
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    Office Location for Michael A. Pancier

    9000 Sheridan Street
    Suite 93
    Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

    Phone: 954-862-2217

    Fax: 954-862-2287

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    Last Updated: 12/10/2020

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