Employment and Business Law Attorneys in Miami, FL
With nearly 25 years of combined experience, the founders of BT Law Group, Jason Berkowitz and Anisley Tarragona, have successfully represented a broad range of clients, from individuals to Fortune 500 companies across different industries. Prior to founding BT Law Group, they worked together at one of the nation’s premier labor and employment defense firms representing management. This extensive experience gives them a competitive advantage and allows them to provide superior representation to their clients.
Having worked closely together for many years, Jason and Anisley decided to join forces and create BT Law Group. They bring their dedication to clients and the ability to find practical solutions to complex legal and business needs. They also bring the unique ability to handle matters in both English and Spanish. Above all, they value honesty and integrity in their personal and professional lives. These principles are the foundation of the firm.
At BT Law Group, the focus is on serving clients in employment and business disputes in state and federal courts throughout Florida and nationwide. Contact BT Law Group for a consultation that you can trust.
Jason D. Berkowitz is a Founding Partner of BT Law Group, PLLC. Prior to starting BT Law, Mr. Berkowitz was a Partner in the Miami office of a national labor and employment law firm where he represented management exclusively.
Primary Focus & Experience
Mr. Berkowitz has successfully represented private and public sector clients in federal and state courts as well as administrative tribunals in numerous types of labor and employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, wage and hour disputes, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, and Florida state tort and common law issues.
Also, Mr. Berkowitz regularly advises clients on issues relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and various other federal, state, and local employment laws. He also develops employment policies and employee handbooks, as well as, provides trainings on topics to ensure compliance with the law, to avoid employment disputes, and to promote a compliant work environment.
While attending law school, Mr. Berkowitz interned for United States Magistrate Judge Stephen T. Brown of the Southern District of Florida. He was the Student Writing Editor of the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review. Prior to entering law school, Mr. Berkowitz worked for over two years as a paralegal at the law firm Covington & Burling, LLP in Washington D.C.
Anisley Tarragona is a founding partner of BT Law Group, PLLC. Prior to starting BT Law, Ms. Tarragona worked in the Miami office of a national labor and employment law firm where she represented management exclusively. Ms. Tarragona, who was born and raised in Cuba, is fluent in Spanish.
Primary Focus & Experience
Ms. Tarragona’s practice focuses on workplace and business disputes. In her employment practice, Ms. Tarragona handles a wide variety of issues, including claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other federal and state employment laws. She also has experience in drafting employment agreements and litigating claims arising out of the breach of certain clauses in those agreements, including non-compete and non-solicitation clauses.
Ms. Tarragona also has significant experience in handling business disputes, ranging from breach of contract claims to violations of Section 10b of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. In defending a group action against a hedge fund administrator, Ms. Tarragona participated in obtaining monetary sanctions and an adverse inference instruction against a group of investor plaintiffs who failed to preserve electronic evidence through institution of litigation hold. See Pension Comm. of Univ. of Montreal Pension Plan v. Banc of Am. Secs., LLC, 685 F. Supp. 2d 456 (S.D.N.Y. 2010).
During law school, Ms. Tarragona served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Adalberto Jordan as well as to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. During this time, she was also an Associate Editor on the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review.