Sass Law Firm, P.A.
Yvette D. Everhart is a shareholder in Sass Law Firm, has practiced labor and employment law in Florida since graduating from Stetson University College of Law and is an advocate of employee rights. Ms. Everhart is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Florida Bar with over 15 years of experience, making her well-versed in a wide variety of employment law issues. Over the years, Yvette has served on various committees and is currently the Chair-Elect of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar, as well as a member of its Executive Council. On a national level, she is the Employee Chair of the Treatise Committee of the Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association.
Ms. Everhart’s experience includes representing individual employees before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, as well as various government agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR), the Florida Public Employee Relations Commission (PERC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and Florida’s unemployment agency, the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).
Yvette Everhart has spoken at a variety of employment law educational conferences and is the author of several published articles. In 2021, she became the Southeast Regional Editor of the national treatise, Employment at Will, a State-by-State Survey, and serves as co-author of the Florida Chapter, since it was first published in 2011 by the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law and BNA Bloomberg (n/k/a Bloomberg Industry Group), as well as each yearly supplement and the 2017 Second Edition. Yvette is a current member and past President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, also known as Florida NELA, and has been included on the Super Lawyers® list published by Thomson Reuters in the area of employment law. She made Lawdragon’s list of 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers since 2020 and is AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell through its peer review survey, which is its highest peer rating standard. After graduating cum laude from Stetson University, she attended Stetson University College of Law and was the recipient of both The Florida Bar’s Labor and Employment Law Dean W. Gary Vause Award and the school’s Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award.
For a full list of Yvette’s awards, publications, speaking engagements, associations and committees, check out Yvette Everhart's profile.
Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law – The Florida Bar, 2017-present
AV Preeminent® Peer Reviewed Rated – Martindale-Hubbell, 2021-present
Florida Super Lawyers® in Employment Law for Employees – Thomson Reuters, 2019-present
500 Leading Plaintiff Employment and Civil Rights Lawyers – Lawdragon, 2020-present
Top Attorney Superb 10.0 Rating – Avvo, 2008-present
Lead Counsel Verified in Employment Law – Thomson Reuters, 2019-present
Volunteer of the Year Award – Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar, 2019-2020
Rising Stars in Employment Law by Super Lawyers® – Thompson Reuters, 2016-2017
Dean W. Gary Vause Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law – The Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section, 2005
Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award – Stetson University College of Law, 2005