Miami, Florida 33131
Edward Diaz is a partner in Holland & Knight's Miami office. He is a member of the firm's Litigation Section and primarily practices in the areas of Labor and Employment law. Mr. Diaz has represented numerous employers in non-compete cases and in litigation of employment discrimination claims before federal and state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. Mr. Diaz provides counsel to employers on a wide range of issues, including management training, employment audits, drafting employment contracts, severance agreements, employment policies and handbooks, and non-competition agreements. In addition, Mr. Diaz advises clients on compliance with employment-related statutes and regulations.
Mr. Diaz has experience representing clients in a broad range of industries, including transportation, hospitality, healthcare, financial, higher education, professional and technology.
Within the firm, Mr. Diaz is the Hiring Partner and the Summer Associate Program Coordinator for the Miami office. Additionally, he is a member of the firm's Diversity Council, serves as the Chair of the Miami Local Office Diversity Committee and is a member of the Fair Employment Practices Committee for the firm.
|Areas of Practice||1) Labor, 2) Employment and Benefits, 3) Litigation and Dispute Resolution, 4) Non-Competes, 5) Trade Secrets and Defecting Employees, 6) Labor and Employment Class Actions, 7) Civil Rights, 8) Discrimination and Retaliation, 9) Wage and Hour and 10) Latin America Practice|
|Law School||University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D.)|
|Education||Georgetown University (B.A.)|
|Bar Member / Association||Florida State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Holland & Knight LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.