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David A. Buchsbaum

Fort Lauderdale
t: 954.847.4730
f: 954.525.8739


David Buchsbaum is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office. His practice involves representation of management in all areas of labor and employment law. David’s representation extends to employers throughout the United States in both state and federal courts, as well as before the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and various other state and federal agencies. A significant portion of his practice focuses on wage and hour law, emphasizing issues relating to minimum wage, overtime, timekeeping, and wage-payment requirements.

David assists employers in preventive efforts designed to ensure compliance, and he handles both investigations conducted by government agencies and litigation in the wage and hour area. He spends a significant amount of time counseling clients regarding day to day employment issues and assisting them to find practical solutions to their legal problems in a proactive manner. This includes preparing employee handbooks and policies, conducting manager and employee training, and providing counsel regarding all aspects of the employment process.

David is “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was recognized as a South Florida “Top Lawyer” by South Florida Legal Guide. He has also been listed in Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Stars since 2009 and has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2013.


Reported Cases

  • Flores v. Roof Tile Admin., Inc., 887 So.2d 360 (Fla. App. 2004)

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  • "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America since 2013
  • Recognized as a South Florida Top Lawyer by South Florida Legal Guide in 2013
  • Recognized as a South Florida Top Up and Comer by South Florida Legal Guide 2007 - 2012
  • Listed in Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Stars in 2009, 2011, and 2012
  • Listed as Florida Super Lawyer in 2018

Professional Activities

  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management 


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • "FLSA Overtime Compliance:  The Art of Calculating The Regular Rate,"
    HR Florida 2012 Conference & Expo, Orlando, Florida
  • "Wage and Hour: What Supervisors Can Do To Minimize The Risk Of FLSA Violations,"
    BLR Virtual Boot Camp, March 2011
  • "Wage & Hour Law 101: Basic Compliance Principles,"
    2010 GMSHRM Legal Update, Miami, Florida
  • "Florida Employer Survival Guide:  How to Reduce Your Risk of Wage and Hour Lawsuits,"
    HR Florida 2010 Conference & Expo, Orlando, Florida


  • "U.S. Supreme Court's Decision On Whistleblowers Significant" - Daily Business Review 


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

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