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Patrick F. Martin

Patrick F. Martin focuses his practice on employment law matters, representing employers of all sizes before state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies such as the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. In his practice, Patrick regularly litigates cases involving wrongful termination, employment discrimination, workplace harassment, public accommodation, wage and hour matters, and employee disability and leave issues. In addition to his litigation practice, he advises employers on preventive strategies to minimize potential litigation and assists in the development of policies to promote constructive employee relations. Patrick also assists employers on personnel matters and emphasizes the importance of striking the correct balance between the business and legal issues that arise in human resources decisions.

Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America
    • Employment Law - Management, 2012-2020
    • Labor Law - Management, 2014-2020
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Workplace and Employment Counseling, 2016
  • Executive Council Member, Florida Bar, Labor & Employment Section
  • Director, Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
  • Member, Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Member, Haitian Lawyers Association, Inc.

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law, 1993
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1990
Admissions
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Languages
  • Haitian-Creole, Conversational