Mikayla E. Almeida represents management in various aspects of employment law, including disputes before administrative agencies, state, and federal courts throughout Florida. Mikayla has experience litigating issues arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Florida Civil Rights Act, and claims involving workplace torts, employment contracts, whistleblowing, and retaliation. Mikayla also provides employers with preventative counseling on day-to-day employment issues, including investigations, discipline, terminations, policies and handbooks, and wage and hour compliance.
Prior to joining Littler, Mikayla practiced management-side employment litigation at a large Florida law firm. During law school, Mikayla graduated as the valedictorian of her graduating class, served as the editor-in-chief of the Florida A&M University Law Review, participated as a member of the school’s Moot Court team, and was appointed by the Dean to the Dean’s Student Advisory Council.