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Allison Gluvna Folk

Of Counsel
Miami

P 305-577-7600
F 305-373-4466
allison.folk@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Allison Gluvna Folk is Of Counsel in the Miami, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She focuses her practice on employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour claims.

Ms. Folk regularly handles lawsuits involving, among other things, claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. She also has significant experience handling non-compete and trade secret claims, as well as complex commercial and appellate matters. Additionally, she regularly advises clients regarding preventive employment policies and procedures.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Dade County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section, Publications Subcommittee
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Miami Class of 2014-2015
  • Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management, Legislative Affairs Director
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • State Bar of Georgia

Published Works

  • “Eleventh Circuit Case Notes,” The Checkoff (2015) [Author]
  • “Security Screening Time Held Noncompensable Under the FLSA,” The Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section E-Update (2015) [Author]
  • “U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Presumption of Prudence for Decisions by Fiduciaries of Employee Stock Ownership Plans,” The Checkoff (2014) [Author]
  • “U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Whether Security Screening Time is Compensable Under the FLSA,” The Checkoff (2014) [Author]
  • “Legislative Update: Obama Directs Department of Labor to Update and Modernize FLSA Overtime Regulations,” Newsletter for Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management (2014) [Author]
  • “Applications and Limitations of the Law of the Case Doctrine,” The Lawyer (2008) [Author]
  • “Internet Industry,” 2005 A.B.A. Sec. Pub. Util., Comms., Rep. [Co-Author]

Speeches and Presentations

  • “ADA Compliance: EEOC Guidance on Reasonable Accommodations,” The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, Hot Topics in Employment Law Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Naples, FL, September 2016) [presenter]
  • “Overview of an Employment Lawsuit,” Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management Supervisor Toolkit (September 2015) [organizer and presenter]
  • “Employment Law Update,” Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management HR Career Advancement Day, Miami, FL (April 2015) [presenter]
  • Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management Legal Update (September 2014) [organizer and facilitator]
  • “Navigating the Intersection of the FMLA, ADA, and Workers’ Compensation,” Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management Legal Update (September 2013) [presenter]