Christine Fuqua Gay

Christine Fuqua Gay practices in the Litigation Section of the Miami office of Holland & Knight, with an emphasis on Labor and Employment law. Ms. Gay represents management clients in matters arising out of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the National Labor Relations Act, and other federal, state and local laws, in addition to claims arising out of employment agreements. She has experience defending against wage and hour actions arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, including collective and class actions. Ms. Gay has represented clients in claims brought under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act dealing with public accommodations. Additionally, Ms. Gay has extensive labor arbitration experience and has represented employers before the National Labor Arbitrations Board.

Ms. Gay also has experience in appellate proceedings. She has authored a brief and argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and has authored briefs for the Florida First District Court of Appeal.

Before attending law school, Ms. Gay worked in the real estate and financial services industries in New York City and on statewide and local political campaigns in Florida.

While attending Brown University, Ms. Gay was a four-year varsity athlete on the women's crew team.

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Areas of Practice 1) Labor, 2) Employment and Benefits Labor Relations for Management Litigation and Dispute Resolution Civil Rights and 3) Discrimination and Retaliation
Law School University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D.)
Admitted Year 2006
Education University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D.)
Bar Member / Association Florida State Bar Association
Most recent firm Holland & Knight LLP
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