Attorneys at Henry Buchanan have a thorough understanding of the laws, rules, and procedures for navigating the administrative process in Florida, whereby our clients seek to protect their interests and challenge agency action.
Henry Buchanan is available to handle appellate matters in the District Courts of Appeal throughout the state; the Florida Supreme Court; the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court. The firm routinely undertakes appeals of cases which it has litigated in the lower tribunals and also serves as appellate counsel on matters previously tried by other firms.
Henry Buchanan has a long history of defending civil rights complaints, including excessive force/4th Amendment claims; free speech claims under the 1st Amendment; cruel and unusual punishment / deliberate indifference claims under the Eighth Amendment; and all manner of substantive and procedural due process and equal protection claims under both the U.S. and Florida Constitutions. Our many years of representing governmental entities and employees make us well familiar with the complex issues surrounding §1983 liability, sovereign immunity, qualified immunity, and other constitutional matters.
A strong focus of the firm’s practice is all aspects of employment law, including drafting and defending non-compete agreements and employment contracts; defending employment discrimination, FLSA, and whistleblower claims; defending and asserting unemployment compensation claims; investigating claims of discrimination; assisting employers with responses to the Florida Commission on Human Relations and the EEOC; providing independent investigative and consultation services to employer facing claims of discrimination, harassment or retaliation, and reviewing and drafting employee handbooks.
Attorneys at Henry Buchanan have extensive experience representing clients in front of both the Executive and Legislative branches of government in Florida. This includes experience drafting bills, amendments, and administrative rules, attending and providing testimony at workshops, hearings, and committee meetings, developing lobbying strategies, and engaging in effective communication with governmental officials and agencies.