Overview

Patrick G. DeBlasio represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including claims arising under:

  • Title VII
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Other employment laws

He also has significant experience defending employers in single plaintiff and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act; conducting wage and hour audits; handling restrictive covenants; and representing employers in proceedings before the Department of Labor and similar agencies, in state and federal court, and in arbitration.

His clients span the following industries:

  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Waste management
  • Corrections
  • Banking

Additionally, Patrick provides general advice and counseling on employment matters and regularly speaks before industry groups and associations on employment-related topics.

Prior to joining Littler Mendelson, Patrick was a partner and litigation manager in another Miami law firm.

Professional and Community Affiliations

Member

North Carolina State Bar

Member

Labor and Employment Law Section

Florida Bar

Member

State Bar of California

Member, Board of Directors

Flagler College Alumni

Member

Hospitality Human Resources Association of Broward County (HHRABC)

Volunteer

Special Olympics

Member

Executive Development Committee

Miami-Dade County Special Olympics

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2007-2015

Awarded, Client Choice Award

International Law Office and Lexology

2013

Named, America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA

Omicron Delta Kappa, Honor Society

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami, 1988 cum laude
  • B.A., Flagler College, 1984

Bar Admission

Florida
California
North Carolina

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit