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Allison Wiggins provides advice and counsel to employers on day-to-day employment issues, including leaves of absence, disability accommodation, medical marijuana, hiring, performance management, terminations, policies and handbooks, compliance and investigations.

Allison also routinely represents employers in litigation of employment disputes before administrative agencies, state courts, and federal courts throughout Florida. Allison’s experience includes representing management in litigation of claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Florida Civil Rights Act, and claims of negligent supervision and retention, whistleblowing and retaliation arising under Florida law.

Prior to joining Littler, Allison practiced management-side employment litigation at a large Florida law firm. Before dedicating her practice exclusively to employment law, Allison worked in insurance defense litigation and as an assistant public defender.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali

Chair

Law Related Education Committee, Florida Bar

2020-2021; Vice Chair 2019-2020; Member 2017-Present

Member

Labor and Employment Law Section, Florida Bar

2017-Present

Member

Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Florida Bar

2016-2017

Member

Orlando Chapter

Federal Bar Association

2016-Present

Executive Board

Labor & Employment Law Committee, Orange County Bar Association

2018-2019; Member 2017-Present

Member

Orange County Bar Association

2013-Present

Board Member

City of Orlando Families, Parks, and Recreation Citizen Advisory Board

2016-2019

Riconoscimenti

Named, Rising Star

Super Lawyers

2018-2020

Fellow

Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Leadership Academy, Florida Bar

2016-2017

Named, Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer

Florida Trend

2016

Awarded, Award of Excellence for Outstanding Service

Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

2016, 2019

Awarded, Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award

Florida State University College of Law

2013

News, Analysis & Press

Orlando and Orange County Prohibit Sexual Orientation Discrimination: Is Federal Law Close Behind?

The Briefs, Orange County Bar Association

co-author Jolie Pavlos, Esq.

February 2019

Will Florida Be 1st to Achieve Pay Equity?

Association of Corporate Counsel North Florida Chapter, Second Quarter Newsletter 2018

Speaking Engagements

Perspectives on Equal Employment

Orange County Bar Association & Central Florida Gay & Lesbian Law Association, Virtual Panel

November 18, 2020

Diversity at Work: Fortifying Your Inclusion Efforts in the Current Climate

Association of Corporate Counsel – North Florida Chapter, Virtual Roundtable

August 25, 2020

Cheers to That: Creating Effective FMLA and ADA Policies, Templates and Practices that Won’t Give You Sour Grapes

Association of Corporate Counsel – Central Florida Chapter, Orlando, FL

November 14, 2019

Sexual Harassment and Workplace Power Dynamics

University of Central Florida Executive Development Center, Orlando, FL

February 24, 2018

The Power of Networking

Barry University School of Law, Orlando, FL

March 2, 2016

Formazione

  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law, 2013cum laude
  • M.B.A., University of Central Florida, 2018
  • B.A., University of Central Florida, 2010

Foro di appartenenza

Florida

Abilitazioni

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida