Milton Collins is of counsel in the Palm Beach office of Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, P.L. His primary areas of practice include: labor & employment, employee benefits, and local government law. In the labor and employment field, Mr. Collins has extensive experience handling grievance-arbitration matters involving contract interpretation and employee discipline.
He has also served as the chief negotiator in the collective bargaining process, which has resulted in the successful negotiation of several union contracts. Mr. Collins has also handled discrimination charges and lawsuits filed pursuant to Title VII, the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Public Employees Relations Act, the ADEA, and the ADA.
Mr. Collins provides labor and employee benefits advice on a variety of labor and employment topics including the FMLA, FLSA, PERA, HIPAA, state and federal discrimination laws, EEOC regulations, among others, and has drafted numerous policies related to the aforementioned. He has also provided counsel in the areas of Florida’s public records act, local government Home Rule powers, and state construction contracting laws.
Mr. Collins graduated from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 2004. While in law school, he participated in several local and national competitions, which included earned selections to the American Bar Association’s Regional mediation and negotiation competitions.
- Washington & Lee University School of Law JD, 2004
- University at Buffalo BA, High Distinction, 1998
- Florida, 2004
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2006
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