Devona A. Reynolds Perez Selected as a Super Lawyers 2016 Rising Star

June 20, 2016 - Categories: Firm News

MIAMIDevona A. Reynolds Perez, Of Counsel at Murray Law, P.A., has been named to the 2016 Florida Rising Stars list.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.  The Rising Stars list recognizes top up-and-coming lawyers 40 years old or younger or lawyers who have been practicing 10 years or less.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Mrs. Reynolds Perez was selected for inclusion in the Rising Stars list in the practice area of Franchise/Dealerships.  The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.  The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.  The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

Mrs. Reynolds Perez focuses her practice on franchises as well as emerging businesses.  She has extensive experience advising franchisor clients on franchise sales compliance issues, drafting and preparing franchise disclosure documents, franchise agreements as well as franchise sales and disclosure compliance programs. Mrs. Reynolds Perez also has experience defending employers and businesses against FLSA actions, Title VII discrimination claims and ADA accommodation actions. She also provides counsel to her clients on employment policies, practices and related matters.

She has served as counsel for a number of franchisors, developers, franchisee associations, as well as other businesses in a number of different industries.

Devona Reynolds Perez received her B.B.A. from University of Miami and her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University. She is currently the President-Elect of the Caribbean Bar Association and was recently selected into Class IV of the Wm. Reece Smith. Jr. Florida Bar Leadership Academy.