Ashley M. Schachter focuses her practice on labor and employment law, representing clients on a wide scope of labor and employment law issues, including employment litigation before administrative agencies and state and federal courts.
She also assists clients with drafting employment handbooks and policies. Having experience in the retail and service industries prior to attending law school, Ashley strives to keep client needs and satisfaction at the forefront of her work.
- Drafts various employer documents, including employment contracts, severance agreements, noncompete and nondisclosure agreements, and employment handbooks and policies.
- Litigates and counsels management on employment law issues concerning Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and equivalent state statutes.
- Assisted in the defense of a sexual harassment and sexual orientation-based discrimination case against a large corporate defendant. Provided key research to assist in obtaining a favorable settlement agreement for the corporate defendant.
- Assisted in defending a large religious organization against an appeal from a motion to dismiss granted in the client’s favor. Researched and drafted the appellate brief.
- Served as co-counsel in the defense of an appeal to the Florida Department of Administrative Hearings.
- J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2015; Editor, Stetson Law Review; Florida Association of Women Lawyers; Barbri Student Representative; Orange County Bar Association; Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient
- B.S., Psychology, University of Central Florida, 2011
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
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