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Donna Ballman: DONNA BALLMAN is an attorney/author whose practice focuses on labor and employment law. She has been named one of The Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America, 2007; a Leading American Attorney by American Research Corp., and a Top South Florida Lawyer by "South Florida Legal Guide." Her husband and she were named one of "Fort Lauderdale's Finest Couples" by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for their work in the community. Ms. Ballman has been featured on Sky Radio Network on the Forbes "America's Most Influential Women" program, Lifetime Television Network's 1996 special, "Full Disclosure: Sexual Harassment," and Bulgarian TV Co-Op's program: "Women in America: Atlanta/Miami." Ms. Ballman has taught numerous CLEs and other seminars for organizations such as the Daily Business Review, National Employment Lawyers Association, Sterling Education Services, Lorman Education Services, Alison Seminars, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and community organizations. Ms. Ballman has published numerous articles on employment law topics such as severance, non-compete agreements, discrimination, sexual harassment, and avoiding litigation. She also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for James Publishing, a legal publishing company.
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