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Juan Enjamio

Partner
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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Florida, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Labor and Employment
  • Complex Employment Litigation
  • Latin America
  • Retail

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Employment Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Latin America
  • Retail
  • Unfair Competition and Employee Raiding
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
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Profile

Juan focuses on the defense of companies facing complex employment disputes.

Juan is managing partner of the firm’s Miami office. Juan regularly represents domestic and international clients in discrimination and harassment lawsuits, wage and hour collective actions, ERISA litigation and enforcement of non-competition agreements, and counsels domestic and international clients on employment, labor and commercial issues. He also has extensive experience in international litigation, complex commercial litigation, and defense of class actions.

Juan is a contributing author to the firm’s Employment & Labor Perspectives blog. He is a former Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law at Florida International University.

Relevant Experience

  • Defended large employers in nationwide FLSA collective actions
  • Defended large employers in jury trials and arbitration proceedings in cases alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims
  • Defended large multinational corporations in various race, gender, and retaliation lawsuits brought by individual or joint plaintiffs in federal courts throughout the country
  • Represented multinational corporations in employment discrimination and multi-plaintiff lawsuits in Puerto Rico
  • Represented various employers, including large corporations and small businesses, in the enforcement of non-competition agreements and the protection of trade secrets
  • Represented foreign governments in commercial disputes in state and federal courts
  • Defended multinational corporations in privacy class action lawsuits
  • Investigated claims executives of domestic and international corporations

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Education
BS, University of Florida, with high honors, 1982

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Employment Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Latin America
  • Retail
  • Unfair Competition and Employee Raiding
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Defended large employers in nationwide FLSA collective actions
  • Defended large employers in jury trials and arbitration proceedings in cases alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims
  • Defended large multinational corporations in various race, gender, and retaliation lawsuits brought by individual or joint plaintiffs in federal courts throughout the country
  • Represented multinational corporations in employment discrimination and multi-plaintiff lawsuits in Puerto Rico
  • Represented various employers, including large corporations and small businesses, in the enforcement of non-competition agreements and the protection of trade secrets
  • Represented foreign governments in commercial disputes in state and federal courts
  • Defended multinational corporations in privacy class action lawsuits
  • Investigated claims of sexual harassment against executives of domestic and international corporations


Professional Associations
  • Member, Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nomination Committee
  • Member, United Way Center for Financial Stability
  • Member of the Board of Advisors, University of Miami School of Law Center for Ethics and Public Policy
  • Member of the Board, St. John Bosco Leadership Learning Center
  • Board Member, Board of Directors of the University of Florida Alumni Association
  • Dean’s Advisory Council, University of Miami School of Law
  • Former Member, Federal Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Former Executive Director, Dade County Fair Campaign Practices Committee
  • Past President, Dade County Schools Athletic Foundation
  • Past President, University of Florida Hispanic Alumni Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Named among the Nation’s 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys in the US, Human Resources Executive magazine/Lawdragon, 2016
  • Named “Leader in the Field,” Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor and Employment, Florida, 2015, 2017
  • Named among the Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2016. A description of the selection methodology can be found on Best Lawyers’ webpage.
  • Named one of the “Legal Leaders” in South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2015
  • Named among the “Top Lawyers,” Labor and Employment Litigation-Defense, South Florida Legal Guide, 2013-2016
  • Named among the “Top Lawyers” in Florida, Employment and Labor and General Litigation, Super Lawyers magazine, 2007-2015. A description of the selection methodology can be found on Super Lawyers’ webpage.
  • Named one of South Florida’s “Key Partners” by the South Florida Business Journal, 2012
  • Featured as “An Achiever” by Miami Today, April 2012
  • Featured, “Juan Enjamio Manages Hunton & Williams office,” Miami Today, April 26, 2012
  • Named one of Florida’s “Legal Elite,” by Florida Trend magazine, 2005, 2006, 2008-2010
  • Named AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale Hubbell
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Articles

  • When Arbitration Is Favored Despite USERRA Violations, Law360
  • Protecting privilege over pre-litigation audits and litigation risk assessments, Global Reference Guide: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2012, Financier Worldwide (p.4)
  • 11th Circ.’s Stance On Disparate Impact For Job Applicants, Law360
  • Workers Would Be Harmed by Employee Free Choice Act, South Florida Sun Sentinel
  • Protecting An Employer’s Confidential Information in The Age of Social Media, South Florida Legal Guide, Financial Edition
  • Collective Action Defendants, Don’t Count Out Early Opt-Ins, Law360
  • US Employers Could Be Liable for Discrimination Committed Abroad, Daily Business Review
  • Tricky Questions Emerge for Employers Over Medical Marijuana in the Workplace, The Miami Herald Online
  • How to Escape Joint-Employer Status under the NLRA with Concrete Evidence, Construction Business Owner

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