The law firm represents “institutional and private lenders in the reclamation of titled assets” — working to represent the mortgage lenders who are foreclosing on the homes of Floridians. The Sunshine State has one of the highest foreclosure rates in the nation.
The firm’s website boasts that its “Eviction Department has established key relationships with a network of attorneys that, collectively, expedite processes and keep costs as low as possible” for lenders.
As ABC News noted, Florida is an at-will employment state, meaning employers can dismiss employees for virtually any reason, with few rights or protections for workers. One employee told the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, “I’m a single mom with four kids, and I’m out of a job just because I wore orange today.” The employees reportedly were given no severance pay. The firm told the Sun-Sentinel that it had no comment on the firings.
It seems Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. specializes in expediting both throwing people out of their homes and out of their jobs.