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Employer & Employee Claims under COVID-19 (Part 1) [Lowndes Legal Talk]

October 21, 2020

Tune in to a special two-part Lowndes Legal Talk featuring attorneys Morey Raiskin and Drew Sorrell discussing potential claims that employers may face during the COVID-19. Part I of the series focuses on claims from employees, with Part II looking at claims for third-parties such as clients or customers.

Topics covered in Part I include:

  • Potential employer liability in respect to COVID-19
  • The three types of claims that employers may face
  • Workers’ compensation versus tort liability
  • Discrimination claims based on ADA, age and national origin



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Morey

A Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Morey Raiskin works in the firm’s Labor & Employment Group.


Over the past 38 years, Morey has represented management of both large and small employers. He has successfully litigated cases in state and federal courts and represented clients in administrative proceedings involving the EEOC, DOL and FCHR. Morey also serves as an advisor to his clients, counseling them on virtually any workplace issue they may confront.

Morey develops non-compete and employment agreements, personnel policies, employment application forms, employee handbooks, and counsels clients on wage and hour, discrimination, WARN Act planning and union avoidance strategies. He litigates these same issues in state and federal courts or in administrative proceedings before the EEOC, U.S. Department of Labor or the Florida Commission on Human Relations.

Morey began practicing law in Las Vegas, Nevada, before moving to Orlando in 1984. In 1986, he accepted an in-house opportunity with a diversified publisher, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, eventually becoming Lead Labor and Employment Counsel and Administrative Vice President of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sea World. In 1990, Morey returned to private practice and has served in a myriad of roles, including as a shareholder and chair of the Labor and Employment Law Group at Lowndes from 1990—2012.


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