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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

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