Overview

Aaron Reed represents employers of all sizes in matters involving a wide range of state and federal laws, such as:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Title VII
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Wrongful discharge and retaliation
  • Single plaintiff and collective actions involving wage and hour laws

He represents clients in forums that include:

  • State and federal courts in Florida
  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • The Florida Commission on Human Relations
  • The Department of Labor

Helping employers take proactive steps to minimize or avoid litigation whenever possible, Aaron also regularly provides counseling on matters intended to minimize and avoid the risk of litigation. To that end, he assists with:

  • Drafting personnel policies, procedures and employment contracts
  • Employee discipline
  • Individual or group terminations and layoffs
  • Wage and hour issues
  • The use of employee separation agreements and mandatory arbitration agreements

Aaron joined Littler in February 2004, and since that time, he has spoken frequently on topics including workplace discrimination and harassment, wage and hour laws, and best practices for the hiring and discharge of employees.

Before joining Littler, Aaron worked in the Miami office of a national law firm from 2001 until 2004. Prior to that, he worked in the labor and employment law section of a firm in Washington, D.C. Aaron spent his last year of law school as a visiting student at the Georgetown University Law Center.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Labor and Employment Section - Florida Bar Association

Member

Labor and Employment Section - American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Local Policy, Case Law and Labor Update

2017 Florida Employer Conference

Littler, Miami, FL

October 17, 2017

Pay Equity Compliance: How to Advise Your C-Suite and Safeguard Your Company

Miami, FL

May 17, 2017

Navigating the Landmines of Employment Law: Practical Tips from an Expert

EO South Florida, Aventura, FL

March 24, 2016

Navigating the New Digital Workplace

Miami, FL

May 21, 2015

Tips, Strategies and Best Practices for Successful Early Mediation of a Wage & Hour Claim: Expert Insights from the Mediators Themselves

Miami, FL

January 30, 2015

Conducting Lawful Investigations: An Interactive Program for Internal Investigators

Miami, FL

March 13, 2014

Education

  • J.D., University of Florida School of Law, 1996
  • B.A., Tufts University, 1993

Bar Admission

Florida