Professional Experience

Alan Persaud is an associate in the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Persaud’s practice includes all aspects of federal and state civil litigation with a primary focus in labor and employment law, government liability, professional liability, commercial litigation, and civil rights litigation. While completing Florida International University’s J.D./M.B.A. joint-degree program, Mr. Persaud served as a Global Labor and Employment Law Clerk at Ryder System, Inc. and Honors Legal Intern at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Persaud also served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Beth Bloom of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section honored his achievements in labor and employment law by awarding Mr. Persaud with the 2018-2019 Outstanding Labor and Employment Law Student Award.

During his time at the FIU College of Law, Mr. Persaud served as the Vice President of the Employment and Labor Law Society, President of the Business Law Society, FIU Law Student Ambassador, and Student Bar Association Professional Development Committee Chair. Mr. Persaud also served on the FIU Law Review, where he was recognized with the Outstanding Symposium Contribution Award and Outstanding Contribution to FIU Law Review Award.

Mr. Persaud’s labor and employment litigation experience includes representing private and public employers on matters involving Title VII claims, Florida Civil Rights Act claims, Florida Whistleblower’s Act claims, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act claims, Family and Medical Leave Act claims, Fair Labor Standards Act claims, Americans with Disabilities Act claims, Age Discrimination in Employment Act claims, and claims arising under 42 U.S.C. Sections 1981 and 1983.

Education

J.D., Florida International University, 2019

M.B.A., Florida International University, 2019

B.B.A., Florida International University, 2016

Awards and Recognitions

  • The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section Scholarship & Award, 2019
  • FIU College of Law Alex & Maribety Alvarez Excellence In Service Award, 2019
  • FIU International MBA Program Exceptional Leadership Award, 2018

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Government Liability
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Professional Liability

Admissions

  • State of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • Caribbean Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, Member

Publication

Alan Persaud, COMMENT: Just a Minute, Isn’t That De Minimis: California Should Not Burden or Require National Employers to Compensate Employees for De Minimis Off-The-Clock Work Activities, 14 FIU L. Rev. 121 (2020)