FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Jan. 26, 2020 – Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, announces it has expanded its Employment and Labor practice with the addition of Alison F. Smith as a partner in its Fort Lauderdale office.
Smith has significant experience handling all aspects of employment and labor law including conducting training and employee investigations, engaging in collective bargaining with various unions and providing advice and counsel to private and public entities regarding existing and emerging laws such as the ADA, Florida Civil Rights Act, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA and others.
“Her extensive experience in employment and labor law complement our existing offerings and will help us provide another level of service for our clients,” said Michael Fichtel, Kelley Kronenberg’s CEO and Principle Partner.
In addition to her extensive experience, Smith has five reported cases in Florida’s Third and Fourth District Court of Appeals. She continues to be an educator on major topics of her practice as a speaker and presenter at several municipal and labor and employment seminars throughout the state.
She is heavily involved in the South Florida legal community as an active member of the Nova Southeastern University Board of Governors and Keiser University’s Criminal Justice Advisory Board, and Secretary for the Broward County Bar Association. Smith was also a past chair of Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc., and past President of the Caribbean Bar Association.
Smith earned her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Law School where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Legal Studies from Nova Southeastern University where she graduated summa cum laude. She is admitted to practice law in Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
About Kelley Kronenberg
Kelley Kronenberg is a diverse, business law firm that provides litigation and other legal services to established corporations, insurance companies, entrepreneurs and individuals in Florida and other regions of the U.S. More than 150 attorneys strong, the firm offers over 25 distinct practice areas throughout its network of nine offices in Florida and Illinois. Founded in 1980, Kelley Kronenberg was built on relationships and continues to grow and excel because of its strength, offering sound legal counsel and exceptional client service. Kelley Kronenberg has been named one of America’s Top Corporate Law Firms in 2019 by Forbes, ranked in the top 20 largest law firms in Florida by Florida Trend and the Daily Business Review, has been recognized as a Top Law Firm in Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide and LexisNexis ® Martindale-Hubbell®, and is ranked in the top 10 in the NLJ 500 Women’s Scorecard. More information on practice areas and office locations is available at www.kelleykronenberg.com.