Kevin E. Vance

Duane Morris LLP

Kevin Vance is board certified by the Florida Bar in labor and employment law. He focuses his practice on labor and employment litigation and other types of business litigation. Mr. Vance represents businesses in a wide variety of litigation matters, including matters alleging breach of contract, breach of non-compete covenants, wrongful termination, whistleblowing, employment discrimination/retaliation, and unpaid wages.

He has particular experience representing companies engaged in the healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, and hospitality industries. Mr. Vance also represents businesses in ERISA litigation matters and ADA public accommodation lawsuits.

In addition to litigation in state and federal courts, Mr. Vance also represents businesses before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Department of Labor, and various state and local agencies.

Finally, Mr. Vance counsels businesses on a wide variety of labor and employment matters, and drafts employee handbooks, employment agreements, releases, settlement agreements and opinion letters. He is also a frequent lecturer on labor and employment law topics.

Representative Matters:

  • Represented international luxury hotel company in employment discrimination/retaliation arbitration. The arbitrator decided in favor of the hotel on all claims. (American Arbitration Association 2017).
  • Represented a healthcare provider in an Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) action brought by a former high-level finance department employee. The court dismissed the case, with prejudice, on the grounds of res judicata. Kardys v. Leon Medical Centers, Inc. (S.D. Fla. 2012).
  • Represented a diagnostic-testing provider in an action brought under the Florida Whistleblower’s Act by a plaintiff who claimed that he was terminated in retaliation for lodging an OSHA complaint. The court granted summary judgment for the company. Trussell v. Quest Diagnostics, Inc., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58729 (M.D. Fla. 2010).
  • Represented a diagnostic-testing provider in an action brought under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and various state laws by a plaintiff who alleged that the company failed to reasonably accommodate her disabilities. The court dismissed all but the ADA claim, which was settled for a small sum. Gutman v. Quest Diagnostics Clinical Laboratories, Inc., 707 F. Supp. 2d 1327 (S.D. Fla. 2010).
  • Represented a transportation-services company in a collective action brought initially by 165 bus drivers under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Several plaintiffs withdrew from the action, and the court struck the opt-in notices of 126 plaintiffs who failed to participate in discovery. The company subsequently settled with the remaining 35 plaintiffs. Pluviose v. American Coach Lines of Orlando, Inc. (M.D. Fla. 2009).

Education:

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1998
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1995

Admissions:

  • Florida
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • 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 Southern District of Ohio

Experience:

  • Duane Morris LLP, – Partner, 2010-present
  • Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., – Partner, 2009-2010
  • Greenspoon Marder, P.A. , -Associate, 2003-2005

Professional Activities:

  • Board of Directors, Sunrise Community, Inc., Interim Chairman, 2016
  • Human Resource Association of Broward County, Legislative Affairs Director, 2013-2014
  • Academy of Florida Management Attorneys
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Section
  • Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce

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