About

About Law Firm of Nicholas J. Taldone

Attorney Nick TaldoneProfessional Education and ADR Training

Albany Law School, Albany New York, Juris Doctor 1979

State University of New York at Albany, Albany, N.Y., B.S. Business Administration 1979

Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil and County Court Mediator Certification Training, 1996

Employment Arbitrator Training, American Arbitration Association, 1998,2002,and 2006

Commercial Arbitrator Training, American Arbitration Association, 2000

ADR Credentials

Florida Supreme Court Certified County Court Mediator 1996

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Certified Mediator 1998

Employment Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association

Employment Mediator, American Arbitration Association Arbitrator

Mediation Experience

Mr. Taldone has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified County Court Mediator since 1996 and a Federally Certified Mediator since 1998. He is a member of the Mediation Panel of the American Arbitration Association. He is on the list of mediators eligible to receive referrals of court-ordered mediation in the state courts of Florida and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.

BUSINESS DISPUTES: Contracts, Warranties, Trade Secrets, Commissions, Shareholder Agreements, Buy/Sell Agreements.

EMPLOYMENT/CIVIL RIGHTS DISCRIMINATION: Age, Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Sexual Harassment, Disability, Retaliation, Section 1981, Section 1983.

EMPLOYMENT DISPUTES: Employment Contracts, Change in Control Contracts, Fair Labor Standards, Family Medical Leave, ERISA, Stock Option Agreements, Whistleblower, Non-Compete Agreements, Union Grievances.

PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS: Breach of Employment Contracts, Termination/Discharge, Compensation, Benefits, Duration, Stock Options.

INSURANCE: Business, Home Owners, Windstorm, Sink Hole, Disability/ERISA, Life, Bad Faith Claims.

TORT CLAIMS: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Uninsured Motorist, Property Damage.

Business & Employment Arbitration

Mr. Taldone is a member of the Employment Arbitration panels of the American Arbitration Association. He is also on the list of lawyers eligible to receive referrals of non-binding arbitration cases from the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida.

BUSINESS DISPUTES: Contracts, Corporate, Partnership, Change in Control, Consumer, Private Employment Contracts, Breach of Employment Contracts, Termination/Discharge, Compensation, Benefits, Duration, Stock Options.

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION DISPUTES
: Age, Race Religion, Sex, Retaliation Claims, Sexual Harassment, National Origin, Disability.

TORT CLAIMS: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Disability Insurance.

Labor – Management Arbitration

Mr. Taldone serves as an arbitrator of issues arising from collective bargaining contracts. He is also on the list of arbitrators of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). His experience includes disputes concerning arbitrability, discharge, discipline, back pay, and contract interpretation. He is experienced in collective bargaining matters arising from the federal, state, and private employment sectors.

  1. Discharge
  2. Discipline
  3. Pay
  4. Contract interpretation
  5. Arbitrability

Bar Membership

  1. United States Supreme Court
  2. United States Courts of Appeal, Eleventh Circuit
  3. United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  4. The New York State Bar
  5. The New Jersey Bar
  6. The California Bar
  7. The Florida Bar