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Michael Elkins of MLE Law Recognized in 2024 Edition of 'The Best Lawyers in America'

Michael Elkins, Esq., founder and partner at Fort Lauderdale-based MLE Law, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Employment Law – Individuals and Employment Law – Management. This is the second year that Elkins has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America.

Elkins is a 22-year labor and employment and sports law attorney at MLE Law, a full-service labor and employment, business and sports law firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He represents businesses, municipalities and individuals in labor and employment, business and sports matters; as well as provides outside General Counsel services (daily corporate advice, preparation and review of corporate documents, creation of corporate entities, merger and acquisition representation).

Elkins founded MLE Law to, among other things, modernize the business of law by providing alternative, concierge-style fee structures and does not charge clients for short phone calls, emails or text messages, encouraging a modern and collaborative approach without excessive cost. The firm allows for modern, efficient, and global representation while only charging clients for actual legal work produced.

In addition, he is a national resource on labor and employment and sports law matters. Elkins is also the host of the “Quarter Four” podcast, which explores the intersection between business and sports. Elkins recently purchased and renovated a new custom-designed headquarters for MLE Law in the heart of Fort Lauderdale within walking distance to the courthouse.

The Best Lawyers in America distinction is unique in that honorees are selected by their peers as top attorneys in their practice areas,” said Elkins. “It’s a great honor to once again be recognized by my peers for my work in employment law.”

For the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, more than 13.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 76,000 leading lawyers included in the milestone 30th edition. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Best Lawyers has published its list for more than four decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

The entire The Best Lawyers in America list can be viewed at

By ML Staff. IMage courtesy of MLE Law


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