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Cross-Border Application of U.S. Employment Laws: Traps for U.S. Employers in a Global Economy

Speaker(s): Juan C. Enjamio
Recorded on: Mar. 8, 2017
PLI Program #: 210491

Juan is head of the firm’s labor and employment team in Miami and 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 Hunton Employment & Labor Law 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


  • JD, University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, 1986
  • BS, University of Florida, with high honors, 1982

Bar Admissions

  • Florida


  • Spanish

Awards & Recognition

  • Named “Leader in the Field,” Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor and Employment, Florida, 2015
  • Named among the Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2016
  • 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
  • Named one of South Florida’s “Key Partners” by the South Florida Business Journal, 2012
  • Featured as “An Achiever” by Miami Today, April 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


  • 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