Jennifer B. Compton Moderator for SM2 Regional Workforce Development Event

SARASOTA, FL - The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Jennifer B. Compton, partner in the Sarasota office, will moderate an SM2 Regional Workforce Development breakfast series Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Marina Jack Restaurant.  The SM2 breakfast series brings together leaders from Sarasota and Manatee Counties to share insight on various economic topics with the intended goal of sparking conversation on topics that have potential for regional collaboration.

Jennifer primarily represents employers and provides assistance in preventative counseling and the defense of litigation brought by current and former employees.  She regularly practices in Federal and State courts as well as in arbitration.  Areas of defense recently handled by Ms. Compton include claims under the ADA, FMLA, FSLA, ADEA, Florida Whistleblower Act, and Florida Trade Secret Act.  Jennifer is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law.

Jennifer received her B.A. from the University of Florida and her J.D., with honors, from Cumberland School of Law of Samford University.

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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service law firm with more than 225 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.

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