FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- August 5, 2015 - Kelly H. Kolb, shareholder with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, recently addressed the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, providing critical information to attendees of its Trustee Luncheon on employment issues. His presentation, titled “Observations on Avoiding Overtime Claims,” offered statistics on the prevalence of Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) litigation against South Florida employers, discussed the most common FLSA claims faced by employers, and offered “self-help” suggestions employers can implement themselves to help avoid becoming another FLSA lawsuit statistic.

Kolb focuses his practice on labor and employment and employment litigation. He has defended employers against employment claims for the past 28 years in state and federal court. He serves clients in the construction, education, healthcare, transportation, aerospace and electronics industries as well as public sector clients. He is also an author, contributor and lecturer on employment issues for publications and audiences across the country.

In addition to his profession, Kolb has been involved with Habitat for Humanity in Dallas and (more recently) Broward Counties since 1989. He has worked as a regular skilled volunteer, served on various committees and currently serves on the Board of Habitat for Humanity of Broward .

Kolb earned his BA from Vanderbilt University and his JD from Washington University School of Law. He has also earned Martindale-Hubbell’s AV® Preeminent distinction, the highest rating for professional excellence.

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