Jason A. Collier

Partner

Jason is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in labor and employment law.  Known for giving practical and prompt legal advice, employers turn to Jason for his more than 15 years of experience handling a broad range of employment disputes, including wage and hour litigation, discrimination and retaliation actions, restrictive covenant and trade secret claims, and other employment litigation.  Jason regularly advises clients regarding compliance with employment laws, such as:

  • Title VII
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

He also handles general employment issues, such as hiring, firing, performance appraisals, managing employees, and workplace investigations. 

A management-side labor and employment lawyer, Jason also assists clients in developing and preparing employment policies, employee handbooks, employment and independent contractor agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, and severance agreements, and Jason regularly conducts manager and employee training. He has authored numerous employment law articles and is a frequent lecturer on a variety of employment topics, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family & Medical Leave Act, Sexual Harassment, and others.

While at the University of Florida, Jason received multiple scholastic honors and participated in numerous leadership honoraries, including Florida Blue Key. While in law school, Jason served as associate and senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment Law. In the summer of 2001, Jason interned for the Honorable Judge Stanley S. Brotman of the United States District Court of New Jersey.

Outside the legal realm, Jason likes spending time with his family, playing basketball and other sports, fishing, and cheering on the Florida Gators.  

  • Summary judgment for employer defending against age and disability discrimination claims by former employee.
  • Successfully represented employer in complex trade secrets action against former employee.
  • Obtained dismissal of retaliation, disability discrimination, FMLA, and FLSA claims brought by former employee.
  • Resolution and favorable outcome for client in complex breach of contract action.
  • Successful representation in non-compete lawsuit seeking injunction and damages.

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