Overview

Jeffrey B. Jones is a highly experienced trial lawyer who represents employers on matters related to labor and employment. He has handled numerous proceedings before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. He has been active in the Orlando legal community for more than 20 years.

Jeffrey's vast body of work includes more than 30 jury trials as a former prosecutor, including many high profile matters. He has represented management in cases alleging violations of federal and state discrimination, harassment, and preferential treatment laws, particularly with regards to Title VII and the Florida Civil Rights Act.

In addition to his work defending against litigation, he also conducts preventive training and seminars on a variety of workplace legal issues. His clients include nursing homes, retailers, hospitality organizations and small business owners.

With his acute understanding of the complexities that exist between business needs and legal strategies, Jeffrey is a highly-regarded problem-solver and go-to resource for employers facing lawsuits or workplace dilemmas. His legal knowledge, trial skills and common sense approach are widely regarded.

Jeffrey serves on Littler's Diversity & Inclusion Council, as well as the firm's Board of Directors.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

National Bar Association

Member

Orange County Bar Association

Former Vice President

Paul C. Perkins Bar Association

Member

Florida Blue Key

Member, Board of Directors

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Florida

Member, Board of Directors

IMPOWER

Member, Board of Directors

100 Black Men of Orlando, Inc.

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2013-2020

Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

News, Analysis & Press

If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now

Diversity & the Bar

July 29, 2014

Speaking Engagements

The Toxic Employee

2013 State Conference & Expo - HR Florida State Council, Orlando, FL

August 20, 2013

Union Target: Florida Healthcare Providers - What You Need To Know About Current Bargaining Issues and Union Avoidance Strategies

Orlando, FLMiami, FL

June 7, 2012

Education

  • J.D., University of Florida School of Law, 1994
  • B.S., Florida State University, 1991

Bar Admission

Florida

Courts

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