Bryan Arbeit

Top rated employment litigation attorney in Plantation, Florida

Morgan & Morgan
Bryan Arbeit
Morgan & Morgan

Practice Areas: Employment litigation, Appellate, Civil litigation; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2012

Education: Hofstra University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020, 2022 - 2023

Morgan & Morgan

8151 Peters Rd
Suite 4000
Plantation, FL 33324 Visit website


Bryan Arbeit is an attorney with the Morgan & Morgan law firm, and he works primarily out of the firm's law office in Plantation, Florida. As a member of the firm's Employee Rights Practice Group, Mr. Arbeit provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout South Florida who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Employment law litigation

·       Deaf/disability rights

·       Discrimination and harassment

·       Overtime and wage and hour disputes

·       Whistleblower/qui tam claims

Mr. Arbeit has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of a diverse range of plaintiff employee clients who have experienced serious violations of their rights as workers. Having fought against some of the largest corporations in the country, he is not intimidated by the extensive resources big companies rely on to defend themselves against accusations of wrongdoing, and he maintains a steady resolve in protecting his clients' rights and interests at all turns.

From his efforts, Mr. Arbeit has recovered substantial amounts of compensation for his plaintiff clients, and he has earned designation from his peers as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in his region. He has also received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many obtain the justice they deserve.

A 2008 graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Arbeit attended Hofstra University School of Law in New York, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2011. He holds his license to practice in New York and New Jersey as well as Florida, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, the District of New Jersey, and the Eastern and Western Districts of New York as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Mr. Arbeit is an active member of Florida Blue Key, the Florida and New York National Employment Lawyers Association, and other local, state and national legal organizations.

Practice areas

Employment litigation: plaintiff, Appellate, Civil litigation: plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Retaliation, Appeals

  • 80% Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2011, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  •  Member of Florida Blue Key
  • New York National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Southern, Middle and Northern District of Florida, Southern, Eastern and Western District of New York, Second Circuit Court of Appeals and District of New Jersey
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Florida
  • Federal Bar Council, 2013
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • , Hofstra University School of Law, Award for Excellence in Labor and Employment Courses.
  • Maurice A. Deane Award Recognizing Highest GPA of Graduating Class, 2011
  • , Super Lawyers Rising Stars list since 2014
  • Graduation Award for Excellence in Tort Courses, 2011
  • Marie Escarce Memorial Award Recognizing Contribution to Other Students’ Learning, 2011
  • 2nd Place Best Respondent Brief and Quarterfinalist in Kaufman Securities Moot Court Competition, 2010
  • Graduation Award for Excellence in Labor and Employment Courses, 2011
  • Barbara A. Lukeman Annual Award for Excellence and Service as a Moot Court Staff Member, 2010
Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, May 2008, cum laude, 3.97 GPA
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Pro Bono Program Certificate for Completing 50+ hours, 2011
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Representative Clients:
  • Figueredo-Chavez v. RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. No. 21-cv-21733 (S.D. Fla) (FLSA misclassification class and collective action), 2021
  • Sapien v. Wyndham, Ninth Judicial Circuit, FL, No. 2021-CA-4777 (whistleblower realiation), 2021
  • Reeve v. Able Health Care Services, E.D.N.Y 2021 (FMLA and disability discrimination), 2021
  • Ying v. Crystal Window & Door Systems, E.D.N.Y. 2021 (FMLA and disability discrimination), 2021
  • Shaw v. Mount Sinai Hospital, N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2021 (represent three maintenance workers in connection with religious discrimination claims), 2021
  • Calvente v. Children's Place at Home Safe, S.D. Fla. 2021 (FMLA retaliation/inteference and age discrimination), 2021
  • Raimondi v. Avaya, 20-cv-06566 (W.D.N.Y.), 2020
  • Donnell v. ProHealth Physicians, Inc., 20-cv-01744 (D. Conn.) , 2020
  • Ferro v. Doctors Healthcare Plans, Inc. 20-cv-23449 (S.D. Fla.), 2020
  • Pullen v. Bramshill Invs. LLC, 19-cv-18288 (D.N.J.), 2020
  • Porti v. PM Pediatrics MGT Group, Index No. 0706941/2020 (retaliation), 2020
  • Zilio v. Warner Bros. & TMZ, EEOC Charge, 2020
  • Rampersad v. Dow Jones et al., 19-cv-11733 (D.N.J.), 2019
  • Graham v. Barrier Technologies LLC, 20-cv-61080 (S.D. Fla.) , 2020
  • Abernathy v. EmblemHealth, 17-cv-7814 (S.D.N.Y), 2020
  • Morris v. Nextera Energy, 20-cv-80131 (S.D. Fla.), 2020
  • Gordon v. Edward Feins, D.M.D. et al., 19-cv-13311 (D.N.J), 2019
  • Pullen v. Bramshill Investments LLC et al., 19-cv-18288 (D.N.J.), 2019
  • Sokola v. Harvey Weinstein et. al., Index No. 950250/2019 (N.Y. Sup. Ct.), 2019
  • Khanna v. MUFG Union Bank, 18-cv-3031(ALC) (S.D.N.Y)(race and gender discrimination and retaliation claims), 2018
  • Van Alphen v. Tocqueville Asset Management, 18-cv-4154(RA) (S.D.N.Y) (gender discrimination and retaliation claims), 2018
  • Cacace v. Optum, Inc. et al, 18-cv-6856(ENV)(RER) (E.D.N.Y) (discrimination, retaliation and ERISA claims), 2018
  • Savaria v. 2799 Broadway Grocery, LLC ("Cascabel Taqueria"), 12-CV-0730 (S.D.N.Y) (wage and hour class and collective action)
  • Jane Doe v. The Weinstein Company LLC et al., 18-cv-5414(RA) (S.D.N.Y) (sexual assault and negligence claims), 2018
  • Lawrence v. ESPN, Inc. et al, 18-cv-383 (SRU) (D. Ct.) (Sexual harassment and retaliation claims), 2018
  • Arena v. Deluxe Transportation, 12-CV-1718 (E.D.N.Y.) (wage and hour)
  • Castellanos v. Berkman Capital, LLC et al., No. 159768/2016 (N.Y. Sup. Ct)(pregnancy discrimination and hostile work environment), 2016
  • Mazzocchi v. Windsor Owners Corp. et al., 110 A.D.3d 506 (1st Dept 2013)
  • Simchi-Levi v. Kobra International Ltd et al., 17-cv-03724(DB)(S.D.N.Y.)(pregnancy discrimination), 2017
  • B&R Consolidated, LLC v. Zurich American Ins. Co (Nassau Sup. Ct & Second Dep't) (Insurance indemnification, won summary judgment and affirmed on appeal in the Second Department)
  • Mendoza v. Rana USA LLC d/b/a Rana Pastificio & Cucina, Index No. 157206/2017 (N.Y. Sup. Ct)(class action for unpaid wages), 2017
  • Mazzocchi v. Windsor Owners Corp. et al., 11-CV-0793 (S.D.N.Y.) (Housing discrimination and conspiracy)
  • Ehrlich v. NYC Leadership Academy, 12-CV-2565 (S.D.N.Y) (Rehabilitation Act and ADA retaliation)
  • Campbell v. Self Initiated Living Options, 2015 NY Slip Op 9062, (2d Dept 2015) (oral argument), 2015
  • Arena v. Plandome Taxi, Inc., 12-CV-1078 (E.D.N.Y.)(wage and hour)
  • Milton v. Liberty Fabrics Ltd, 16-cv-5740 (S.D.N.Y.)(pregnancy discrimination), 2016
  • Clogher v. New York Medical College, 112 A.D.3d 574 (2d Dept 2013)
  • Cohen v. Speyer Legacy School et al., No. 157853/2016 (N.Y. Sup. Ct)(sexual orientation discrimination and retaliation) , 2016
  • Ziscand v. Arthur Murray, 12-CV-1841 (E.D.N.Y.) (wage and hour, Defendant's summary judgment reserved and settled before trial)
  • Yu v. New York City Housing Development Corporation, et al., 11-2738 (2d Cir.) (discrimination and retaliation appeal)
  • Lester v. 9300 Realty Management Inc. et al., No. 17-cv-01033 (S.D.N.Y.)(pregnancy discrimination claim), 2017
  • Kwame Boakye-Yiadom v. Hempstead Union Free School District, et al. 09-CV-0622 (E.D.N.Y) (discrimination and retaliation)
  • Norton v. Town of Islip, 04-CV-3079 (E.D.N.Y.) (malicious prosecution)
  • McIntosh v. City of New York, 15-civ-7194 (E.D.N.Y) (false arrest and discrimination), 2015
  • Malkan v. Mutua, No. 12-CV-236-A (W.D.N.Y.) (due process)
  • Hyun et al. v. Ippudo USA Holding, Inc. et al., 14-cv-8706 (S.D.N.Y.)(wage and hour class and collective action), 2016
  • Kickertz v. New York University (briefed and argued before New York Court of Appeals)
  • Goohya v. Daniel J. Edelman et al., No. 159906/2016 (N.Y. Sup. Ct)(retaliation), 2016
  • D'Iorio v. Winebow, Inc., 12-CV-1205 (E.D.N.Y.) (ERISA equitable relief, defeated motion for summary judgment and settled before trial) 
  • Lia v. Saporito, No. 12-4738-cv (2d Cir. Oct 17, 2013), (cert denied)
  • Green v. Excusia Inc. et al., Index No. 151989/2017 (N.Y. Sup. Ct)(sexual harassment claim), 2017
  • Ross v. New York City Department of Education, et al. 10-CV-4937 (E.D.N.Y.) (First Amendment retaliation)
  • Nayak v. Jefferies Group LLC et al, No. 16-cv-06528 (S.D.N.Y.)(gender/pregnancy discrimination and constructive discharge), 2017
  • Norton v. Town of Brookhaven, 13-CV-3520 (First Amendment Retaliation and Association, malicious prosecution, and due process)
  • Shultz v. Congregation Shearith Israel of the City of New York et al., 15-cv-07473(JPO)(S.D.N.Y.) (pregnancy discrimination and retaliation), 2015
  • Assisted in almost six-figure settlement of disability discrimination claims against large accounting firm. , 2016

Office location for Bryan Arbeit

8151 Peters Rd
Suite 4000
Plantation, FL 33324

Phone: 954-694-9610


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