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Raymond Jackson is a member of the Labor & Employment and Litigation Practices in Greenberg Traurig's Tampa office. In Labor & Employment, Raymond focuses his practice on federal and state labor and employment litigation and counseling, with an emphasis on the litigation of claims of discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblowing. Ray’s practice also includes complex commercial, environmental & toxic tort, and government investigations matters. He litigates matters during all phases, including pleadings, fact and expert discovery, motions practice, trial, and settlement negotiations. Ray has represented clients in contract disputes, antitrust merger investigations, and intellectual property infringement lawsuits. His work also includes defending corporations in antitrust matters against allegations of product-hopping, pay-for-delay, and price-fixing.

Ray is dedicated to pro bono service. His volunteerism includes working for a Bar Association Advice & Referral Clinic and representing indigent clients. Ray also secured asylum for a client before the U.S. Immigration Court and provided legal services at the southern border as part of an asylum/immigration project.

Concentrations

  • Commercial and civil litigation
  • Discrimination claims
  • EEOC and state agency investigations
  • Wage and hour

Capabilities

Experience

  • Representation of an international aerospace company in two high-profile mass toxic-tort actions in which plaintiffs allege that emissions from its manufacturing facility contaminated nearby properties and potentially exposed persons near the facility. Plaintiffs seek injunctive relief, medical monitoring, and monetary damages.
  • Intern, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Summer 2014
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Alexander Williams, Jr., U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Summer 2013

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Labor and Employment Law - Management, 2022
  • Member, The C.H. Ferguson-M.E. White American Inn of Court

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2015
    • NAACP Legal Defense Fund: Earl Warren Legal Training Program Scholarship Recipient
    • Staff Member, American Intelligence Property Law Association Quarterly Journal
  • B.A., Public Policy and American Institutions, Brown University, 2012
    • The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Recipient
Clerkships
  • Hon. Margaret B. Seymour, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, 2015-2016
Admissions
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit