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Shankman Leone, P.A. is proud to name Kendra Presswood and Michael Willats as Partners of the Firm


Contact: Elizabeth Lee
Shankman Leone, P.A.
707 North Franklin Street
Fifth Floor
Tampa, Florida 33602
(813) 223-1099



TAMPA, FL –- Shankman Leone, P.A. is proud to name Kendra Presswood and Michael Willats as Partners of the Firm.

Kendra is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar. She focuses her practice on employment litigation in federal and state courts including claims involving allegations of race, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and transgender discrimination, as well as litigation involving claims for sexual harassment, retaliation, and or violations of the rights of whistle-blowers. Kendra is actively involved in causes supporting animal rights.

Michael focuses his practice on traditional labor and union related issues. After beginning his career with the National Labor Relations Board, Michael became instrumental in the Firm’s traditional labor practice in the past five years. Michael also counsels and represents clients in matters relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as well as the Family and Medical Leave Act. Dedicated to his community, Michael, is as an active member of the Manatee County Chamber of commerce.
“Dennis and I are proud to name Kendra and Michael as Partners of the firm as a reflection of their hard work and dedication to the Firm and its clients. Both are great people and exceptional lawyers that significantly contribute to the overall success of the Firm” said David Shankman, the firm’s Managing Partner.

Founded in 2001, Shankman Leone, P.A. represents clients throughout Tampa Bay, Florida, and the United States in matters involving Labor and Employment, Franchise Law, Business and Construction litigation, and all Real Estate matters. Please contact the Firm directly if you have any questions regarding this announcement or other matters, 813-223-1099 or


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