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Lillian Chaves Moon


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Lillian Chaves Moon is a Shareholder in the Orlando, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She devotes the majority of her practice to employment litigation, defending employers in federal and state courts, as well as before the EEOC and other administrative agencies.

Ms. Moon also devotes a significant portion of her practice to counseling clients regarding privacy law obligations and policies, data breach issues, and electronic signature, HIPAA, ERISA, and Privacy Act requirements when establishing corporate electronic recruitment, application, and on-boarding websites, policies and processes. Additionally, she provides clients with day-to-day advice and counseling regarding employer policies, handbooks, workplace discrimination laws, and OSHA issues as they arise.

Prior to practicing in Florida, Ms. Moon was an appellate attorney with the Office of Solicitor, Occupational Safety and Health Division, for the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. She represented the Secretary of Labor in federal appellate courts in cases brought pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health Act. One of Ms. Moon’s more notable cases is Fluor Daniel v. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, 295 F. 3d 1232 (11th Cir. 2002).

Ms. Moon is also the former Editor-in-Chief of The Florida Employer, a Jackson Lewis bulletin on employment, labor, benefits, privacy, and immigration law, and is a regular contributor to the Firm’s Workplace Privacy Blog. Ms. Moon’s blog articles, including “Jumping on the e-Application, Electronic On-Boarding Bandwagon?,” “Florida’s New Sexting Law Makes it Criminal for Minors to Transmit Sexually Explicit Materials Electronically,” “Florida, Michigan and Montana Follow National Trend and Consider Banning the Use of Applicant Credit History Background Checks in Hiring Decisions,” “Employers Beware: Aggrieved Employee Commits Data Breach Affecting 2400 Individuals,” and “Supervisors Do Not Have Unrestricted Access to Employee E-mails,” can be found at

Ms. Moon acts as lead trial counsel, on a pro bono basis, in proceedings involving termination of parental rights and adoption issues, representing the adoption family and adoptive couples. Ms. Moon regularly speaks on employment law and privacy-related topics.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Florida Adoption Council
  • Florida State Bar Association
  • Puerto Rican Bar Association
  • Virgin Islands Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serves in a leadership position regarding its children's Sunday school and activities programs in Central Florida
  • Girl Scouts of Citrus Council, Nominating Committee for the Board of Directors
  • LDS Family Services, Advisory Board Member
  • Music Theater Bavaria, Secretary of the Board of Directors

Published Works

  • “Key PEO Considerations for Data Security Agreements,” PEO Insider (November 2011)
  • "Responding to Public School Peer Sexual Harassment in the Face of Davis v. Monroe County Board of Education," BYU Education and Law Journal 2000.2 (June 2000) [Author]

See AllPublications

June 26, 2014

New Florida Data Security and Breach Law Effective July 1

June 26, 2014

Businesses that maintain individuals’ confidential, personal information may need to be more alert in protecting this data under the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014, signed into law by Governor Rick Scott.  The new law, which some have called one of the broadest and most encompassing data security breach laws in the... Read More

November 7, 2013

Florida Bans Texting While Driving

November 7, 2013

By adopting the “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law,” Florida has joined 41 other states where texting while driving is illegal. The new law prohibits, as a secondary offense, manual texting, e-mailing and instant messaging on a wireless device while driving. Drivers cannot be pulled over for texting alone; rather, the... Read More

November 14, 2012

Planning a Company-Sponsored Party?

November 14, 2012

During the holiday season, many companies hold parties for their employees. Unfortunately, human resources problems and employer liabilities can be unintended consequences of company parties. Trying to minimize the risks is an essential part of party planning. Party clothes and dancing, games, and contests can lead to inappropriate... Read More

Blog Posts by Lillian Chaves Moon

December 5, 2014

As we’ve discussed previously, medical identity information is worth more than ten (10) times that of financial information on the black market. Read More

Key Considerations When Monitoring Employees Using GPS Tracking Devices
September 8, 2014

With the proliferation of wage and hour litigation, especially in Florida which has the highest number of Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) cases filed annually nationwide, employers have sought for better ways to track employee work time in anticipation of defending against unpaid overtime claims. Read More

Florida Legislature Seeks to Overhaul Existing Data Security Law
April 29, 2014

On the heels of recent nationwide data breaches of consumer personal information, the Florida State Senate has proposed SB 1524, which if adopted will become effective on July 1, 2014, to revamp and replace existing state data security law and, in particular, impose a statutory requirement to safeguard personal information, reporting a br Read More