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Ilanit Fischler

Fort Lauderdale
t: 954.847.4723
f: 954.525.8739


Ilanit Fischler is an associate in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office. She represents employers in a broad range of matters relating to the workplace, including claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and contract disputes before federal and state courts, and administrative agencies.

Ilanit’s practice includes representing employers in matters involving the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), including assisting in the development of preventative measures, providing representation during OSHA worksite inspections, negotiating and contesting citations issued by the Agency, and handling claims of retaliation.

Ilanit also counsels employers on preventative measures and best practices to ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, and reduce the risk of litigation. She conducts internal audits, drafts and revises employee handbooks and other policies, prepares severance agreements, and provides counsel regarding day-to-day employment issues.

Ilanit is fluent in Spanish.

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  • South Florida Business and Wealth Top Up and Comer Lawyer Under Age 40 - 2020
  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star – 2019 and 2020
  • Latin Builders Association Junior Director of the Year – 2017

Professional Activities

  • Member, Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Division
  • Member, Broward County Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Member and 2020 Chair, Women’s Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce (2017 – Present)
  • Board Member, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce (2020)
  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Class XXVI (2019-2020)
  • Junior Director, Latin Builders Association (2015-2017)
  • J-Impact Leadership Development Program, Greater Miami Jewish Federation (2016)


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Overtime Rule Changes are Coming, Strategies to Ensure You Will Be Ready, October 2016
  • Update on OSHA’s Reporting Requirements, April 2016
  • EOO: It’s Your Job, March 2016
  • Update on OSHA’s Reporting Requirements, April 2015


  • The Distinction Matters: Contractors Must Properly Classify Workers as Employees or Independent Contractors
    Co-Author: Michelle Suarez
    Construction Executive
    Jun 15, 2016
  • The Eleventh Circuit Limits Employer Liability for Safety Violations Under OSHA
    Broward County Bar Association Barrister
    May 2015
  • The State of Retaliation Claims After University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar
    Westlaw Journal
    Volume 29, Issue 16
    Mar 3, 2015
  • Tax Implications of Employment-Related Settlement Agreements
    Westlaw Journal
    Volume 29, Issue 7
    Oct 28, 2014  


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