Amy L. Garrard

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Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Naples, FL

AG Employment Law, PLLC
 | 1000 Tamiami Trail N, Suite 301
Naples, FL 34102
Phone: 239-984-9923
Fax: 239-241-7729
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer
Attorney Profile

Amy L. Garrard is an attorney at the law firm of AG Employment Law, PLLC, in Naples, Florida. Ms. Garrard focuses her practice on employment and labor law, serving individuals, public employers and other entities throughout the state of Florida. She has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of employment related legal matters, including discrimination, EEOC claims, Fair Labor Standards Act claims and wrongful discharge.

Ms. Garrard also has substantial experience preparing documents including employment, independent contractor, noncompete, separation and severance agreements. Along with being a seasoned litigator, she has a thorough knowledge of employment and labor law, which allows her to provide accurate and timely advice to her clients.

In addition to her practice, Ms. Garrard is the author of articles on employment law topics for publications including Gulfshore Business magazine. She is a former adjunct professor at Ave Maria School of Law and previously served as a speaker at conferences and seminars as well as at Florida Gulf Coast University Lutgert College of Business.

Staying active in the legal community, Ms. Garrard is a member of the Collier County Bar Association and the Florida Bar. She also belongs to the Michael R.N. McDonnell American Inn of Court.

Ms. Garrard received her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and earned her law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She holds a license to practice law in all Florida state courts and before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment & Labor

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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Amy Garrard

Admitted: 2004, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://agemploymentlawpllc.godaddysites.com/about-ag-employ...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Michael R.N. McDonnell American Inn of Court
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida 
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida 
  • Florida
  • The Florida Bar 
  • Collier County Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor, Ave Maria School of Law, Collective Bargaining, Naples, Florida, Fall 2009 Semester
  • “Compliance,” Collier Building Industry Association, FLSA – Regulations, June 2006 
  • “Protecting Your Assets – Know When Noncompete and Nondisclosure Agreements Are Necessary,” Gulfshore Business, August 2005
  • “Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Florida Employer,” Florida Chamber of Commerce, HR Compliance Library, Chapter 5, Background Checks, 2010 
  • “That’s Harassment?” Current Issues Facing Employers in Florida, April 7, 2005
  • “Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution of Employee Disputes,” Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, 33rd Annual Seminar, July 24, 2014 
  • “Peaks and Pitfalls of Hiring Employees,” Southwest Florida Library Networking, Revised FLSA Regulations/Compliance, August 29, 2007 
  •  “To Employ or Not to Employ,” Entrepreneurs Law School at Florida Gulf Coast University, January 26, 2008 
  •  “Wage/Hours Issues: The FLSA – Is Your Company Playing by the Rules?” Collier Building Industry Association, July 8, 2008
  • Strategies for Preventing Employee Theft,” Entrepreneurs Law School, Florida Gulf Coast University, January 31, 2009
  • “Employment Law 101,” 74th Annual Public Personnel Association Conference, July 31, 2010
  • “Employee versus Independent Contractor,” Estero Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn, Estero, April 9, 2014 

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University, B.S., 1992
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Office Location for Amy L. Garrard

1000 Tamiami Trail N
Suite 301
Naples, FL 34102

Phone: 239-984-9923

Fax: 239-241-7729

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Last Updated: 12/19/2019

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