Jonathan Pollard

Top rated employment & labor attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Pollard PLLC
Jonathan Pollard
Pollard PLLC

Practice Areas: Employment & labor, Antitrust litigation, Business litigation; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2010

Education: Georgetown University Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

Pollard PLLC

401 E Las Olas Blvd
Ste 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Visit website


Jonathan Pollard is the principal of Pollard PLLC, a Fort Lauderdale-based litigation boutique focused on employment and competition law. He has extensive experience litigating non-compete, trade secret and employment cases. He has tried both jury and bench trials to verdict and successfully prosecuted appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Florida District Courts of Appeal. Jonathan has been interviewed about non-compete and trade secret issues by reporters from Bloomberg, FundFire, Inc. Magazine, and more. He has taught continuing legal education courses to other lawyers on topics related to non-compete and trade secret litigation. He has published numerous articles on non-compete litigation, most recently in Litigation Commentary & Review. In addition to litigation, Jonathan routinely advises both companies and individual on related issues including employee poaching and raiding, hiring decisions and the purchase or sale of business interests.

Mr. Pollard is admitted to practice law before the state courts of Florida as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Prior to establishing his own firm, he was an attorney at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP where he represented numerous blue chip companies in complex securities and antitrust cases.

Mr. Pollard is a magna cum laude graduate of Cornell University and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. During his time at Cornell, he served as the President of the Cornell Speech & Debate Team and earned honors as a national finalist and All-American; received a research fellowship through the Andrew Mellon Foundation; was elected to the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program and was nominated by the University to represent Cornell in the Rhodes Scholar competition. Mr. Pollard attended law school at Georgetown University on a scholarship and served as an associate editor of the Law Review.

Prior to law school, Jonathan taught high school English in southwest Baltimore, Maryland. To this day, he remains actively involved with public education and education reform. In November 2014, the City of Lauderdale Lakes honored Mr. Pollard by proclaiming November 24th Jonathan Pollard Day in honor of his extensive work with the debate program at Boyd Anderson High School.

Practice areas

Employment & labor: employee, Antitrust litigation, Business litigation

Focus areas

Employment law - employee, Unions, Wage & hour laws, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law, Antitrust & trade litigation, Trade secret, Non-compete agreements

First Admitted: 2010, Florida

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Educational Background:
  • J.D., Georgetown University
  • B.A., Cornell University      
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Associate Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal
  • Taught high school English in southwest Baltimore, Maryland
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Honored by United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, for pro bono work. , 2016
  • Honored by Lauderdale Lakes, Florida with proclaimation for volunteer work with local high school students. , 2015
Industry Groups:
  • Healthcare
  • Medicine
  • Software
  • Staffing
  • Transportation

Office location for Jonathan Pollard

401 E Las Olas Blvd
Ste 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 954-332-2380


2 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

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