- ATTORNEY PROFILE
Scott M. Behren, Esq.
Mr. Behren practices in state and Federal Courts throughout the State of Florida where his practice focuses on commercial litigation and employment law. Mr. Behren is AV rated by the prestigious Martindale Hubbell law directory.
Mr. Behren’s broad commercial litigation practice includes such areas as real estate litigation, contract disputes, trademark and copyright matters, shareholder disputes in closely held corporations, collections, consumer disputes with creditors or collection agencies, franchise litigation, healthcare litigation and execution of judgments. Mr. Behren’s transactional practice includes drafting of shareholder agreements and operating agreements for corporations and LLC’s, filing of trademarks and copyrights, drafting and review of contracts and handling all legal aspects of the purchase and sale of businesses. As part of his commercial practice, Mr. Behren has authored articles for local publications, spoken on business law issues such as the breakup of closely held corporations (termed by Mr. Behren as the “business divorce”) and has presented several all day Lorman seminar on Limited Liability Companies in Florida.
Mr. Behren focuses the remainder of his practice in the area of employment law. This focus area includes litigation of whistle-blower claims, wrongful discharge claims, wage and over-time claims, Family Medical Leave Act issues, litigation over non-compete agreements and discrimination claims (based upon pregnancy, sex, race, and religion). Mr. Behren’s employment practice also includes negotiation and drafting of non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, severance agreements and employee handbooks. As part of his employment practice, Mr. Behren has authored articles for local publications, and has spoken on employment law issues for both the National Employment Lawyers Annual Convention and conferences of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association on issues relating to litigation of non-compete agreements.
University of Miami, College of Law J.D. (cum laude) (1993)
Muhlenberg College, B.A. (magna cum laude) (Phi Beta Kappa) (1990)
Florida Bar Association
Broward County Bar Association
National Employment Lawyers Association
Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association