Melissa Zinkil

Akerman LLP

Melissa S. Zinkil is a trusted adviser and litigator. She focuses her practice on counseling employers regarding compliance with applicable federal, state, and local employment laws and advocating for employers before federal, state, and local agencies and in litigating labor and employment and complex commercial disputes in federal and state court.

She has experience defending employers with regard to claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Florida Civil Rights Act and the Florida Private Whistleblower Act, as well as claims to enforce restrictive covenants in employment contracts.

Education :

  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2003, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif; Florida Law Review, General Board Member, 2000-2003; Title Standards Editor, 2002-2003
  • B.A., University of Florida, 1999, with honors

Bar Admissions : Florida

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Affiliations :

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Committee, Member and Co-Chair (2012 to Present)
  • Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, Board of Directors (2013 to 2015)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Member
  • Office of Senator Bob Graham, Intern, 1999


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Akerman LLP is located at 98 SE 7th St, Miami, FL 33131, USA. You can reach out to Akerman LLP using their phone line 305 374 5600. You can also check their website or email them at [email protected].
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