Yvette D. Everhart

Yvette D. Everhart

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Tampa, FL

Sass Law Firm
 | 601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33603
Phone: 813.251.5599
Fax: 813.259.9797
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee
Attorney Profile

Yvette Everhart is a shareholder in the Sass Law Firm practicing labor and employment law in Florida since graduating from Stetson University College of Law and is an advocate of employee rights. Ms. Everhart is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Florida Bar with over 12 years of experience, making her well-versed in a wide variety of employment law issues. Over the years, Yvette has served on various committees and is a member of the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar, as well as Co-Chair of the Website Subcommittee of its Communications Committee.

Ms. Everhart’s experience includes representing individual employees before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, as well as various government agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR), the Florida Public Employee Relations Committee (PERC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and Florida’s unemployment agency, the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).

Yvette Everhart has spoken at a variety of employment law educational conferences and is the author of several published articles.  She is also co-author of the Florida Chapter of the national treatise, Employment at Will, a State-by-State Survey initially published in 2011 by the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law and BNA Bloomberg, as well as each yearly supplement and the 2017 Second Edition. Yvette is a current member and past President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, also known as Florida NELA, and has been included on the Super Lawyers® list published by Thomson Reuters in the area of employment law.  After graduating cum laude from Stetson University, she attended Stetson University College of Law and was the recipient of both The Florida Bar’s Labor and Employment Law Dean W. Gary Vause Award and the school’s Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award.

For a full list of Yvette’s awards, publications, speaking engagements, associations and committees, check out her Resume CV.

White Papers

  • (2018) - Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Second Edition, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bloomberg BNA

  • (2017) - Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Second Edition, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bloomberg BNA

  • (2016) - Don’ Speak English? Don’t Worry, English Speaking Only Policies in the Workplace Violate the Law Hola Tampa Bay magazine

  • (2016) - Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

  • (2014) - Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

  • (2015) - Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

  • (2013) - Florida Co-Author, Southeastern Region – Annual Supplement to Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

  • (2014) - Navigating Ethical Perils of Social Media SurveillanceLawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association

  • (2012) - Class Arbitration Update: NLRB RulesLawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association

  • (2011) - Florida Co-Author, Southeastern RegionEmployment at Will, A State-by-State Survey, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, and Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

  • (2011) - Taking a Stand Against Subpoenas to Former EmployersLawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association

  • Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

    About Yvette Everhart

    Admitted: 2007, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.employmentlawtampa.com/attorneys/yvette-d-everha...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Florida Super Lawyers® – Employment Law for Employees, Thomson Reuters, since 2019
    • Top Attorney – Superb 10.0 Avvo rating, since 2008
    • Florida Super Lawyers® – Rising Star in Employment Law, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2017
    • Dean W. Gary Vause Award – The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, 2006
    • Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award – Stetson University College of Law, 2006

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Florida Bar since 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Council Member – Executive Council, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2017-present
    • Co-Chair – Website Subcommittee, Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2017-present
    • Committee Member – Law School Liaison Subcommittee, Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar 2016-present
    • Committee Member – Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2016-present
    • Committee Member – Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2015-present
    • Co-Chair – Law School Liaison Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2016-2017
    • Program Co-Chair – Hot Topics in Employment Law, Fall Conference, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2016
    • Committee Member – Membership Outreach Subcommittee, Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2015-2016
    • President – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2012-2013
    • President-Elect – Florida Chapter,  National Employment Lawyers Association, 2011-2012
    • Vice President of Programming – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2010-2011
    • Member – Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
    • Member – Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association
    • Member – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
    • Member – Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2019-present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • EEO - Procedural - 20th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review, Winter Meeting, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, Orlando, Speaker/Author, 2020
    • Who Is Entitled to Protection From Retaliation? (Fundamentals) - 13th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Track, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, Moderator/Speaker/Author, 2019
    • Sexual Harassment Can Be Prevented and Stopped – Sexual Harassment Training and Forum, U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, Hillsborough Community College (Tampa, Florida), February, Speaker, 2018
    • Class Action Waivers from the Advocates Point of View – Midwinter Meeting, ADR in Labor and Employment Law Committee, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association (Clearwater Beach, Florida), February, Speaker, 2018
    • Discrimination, Harassment and Abuse by Employers – Business Class of Dr. Charmaine Rose, St. Leo University (Tampa, Florida), June , Speaker, 2017
    • Wage & Hour and Unpaid Wages – Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Tampa, Florida), October, Speaker, 2016
    • New Federal Rule – Overtime and Salaried Workers – Continuing Education Meeting, Sandspur Chapter of Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, October, Author, 2016
    • Human Resource Practices from a Plaintiff Attorney’s Perspective – Business Class of Dr. Charmaine Rose, St. Leo University (Clearwater, Florida), July, Speaker, 2016
    • Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecting and Preserving ESI – Strafford Publications, Inc. (Live Webinar), April, Speaker/Author, 2016
    • Structuring Settlement Agreements & Related Tax Considerations in Employment Cases – Strategies for Winning Employment Cases, Fall Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association (St. Petersburg, Florida), September, Speaker/Author, 2015
    • Florida Update: Employment Law – National Business Institute™ (Teleconference Tampa, Florida), September, Speaker/Author, 2012
    • Practicing in Public Interest Law from an Employee Attorney’s Perspective – Professionalism Day, Stetson University College of Law (St. Petersburg, Florida), January, Speaker, 2011
    • The Americans With Disabilities Act – EEO Training Seminar, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission & City of Tampa Community Affairs Division (Tampa, Florida), September, Speaker, 2009
    • Yours, Mine or Theirs: The Document Dilemma – Employment Law Progression in a Recession, Fall Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association (St. Petersburg, Florida), September, Speaker/Author, 2009

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    Educational Background:

    • Juris Doctor - Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2006
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - Stetson University, cum laude, Deland, Florida, 2003
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    Office Location for Yvette D. Everhart

    601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
    Tampa, FL 33603

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