We are a law firm of specialists certified as experts in business law and labor and employment law by The Florida Bar and have worked in Tampa Bay for over 35 years.
We have earned the highest skill and ethics rating possible from peers and judges.
We are specialists in business litigation, and labor and employment law.
We’re not afraid of the courtroom, but we also work to resolve cases to give clients certain outcomes.
“Marcus Castillo and Lee Haas are both exceptionally talented and competent attorneys, as well as great human beings! They have always taken great care of clients that I have referred to them.”- David E.
Florida Business Law
Florida Construction Law
Real Property Disputes
Trade Secret/Noncompete Litigation
"I’ve had the privilege of working with Lee and his partner, Marcus Castillo, for over three years. Their commitment to their clients and their legal community is second to none. Lee is Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a Business Litigation attorney, and he and Marcus have built a team that is dedicated to providing the highest level of care to the clients they serve."- Nora B.
Our business and construction litigation practice, led by Lee Haas, includes these types of disputes: contracts, collections, construction, real estate, corporate, trade secrets, noncompetition contracts, and landlord/tenant, as well as appeals of these cases.
Our employment and employee benefits practice, led by Marcus Castillo, includes the following types of matters: employee benefit claims with an emphasis on accidental death and dismemberment and long-term disability insurance; employer counseling, litigation avoidance and defense representation; employee representation on a selective basis with an emphasis on whistleblower claims; and employment mediation. Marcus also devotes a portion of his time to consulting with trial lawyers in a broad range of civil litigation as CEO of TrialFocus.
Lee is Florida Bar Board Certified in Business Litigation and ‘AV’ rated by the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.
Marcus is board certified in labor and employment law by the Florida Bar and “AV” rated by the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.
I have had the pleasure of knowing both Marcus & Lee for a long time. Both attorneys are skilled, professional, honest, dedicated & trustworthy. They are both board certified attorneys and have a lot of experience working hard to get the best results for their clients. I highly recommend Lee & Marcus to anyone I know who needs their expert legal help! - J. Dodson