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Amanda A. Simpson

Associate
Orlando

P 407-246-8408
F 407-246-8441
Amanda.Simpson@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Amanda Simpson is an Associate in the Orlando, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Simpson is part of the firm’s class action practice group. Since joining Jackson Lewis P.C., Ms. Simpson has handled a number of class and collective actions including wage and hour claims alleging claims of misclassification. Ms. Simpson has also worked with clients on Department of Labor audits as well as voluntary self-audits as to exemption status of hundreds of positions.

She devotes the majority of her practice to counseling and defending employers regarding employment-related matters. Ms. Simpson’s primary practice includes representing clients on a broad array of employment litigation, including wage and hour disputes, claims of discrimination based on disability, race, age, national origin, sex, retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract actions.

While attending law school, Ms. Simpson was a teaching assistant for legal research and writing and began her career by clerking in the area of general commercial litigation. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Simpson practiced commercial litigation in Orlando and South Florida in federal, state, and appellate courts covering a vast number of practice areas, including employment litigation. Ms. Simpson has successful trial experience both in the state and federal court levels and argued in front of the District Court of Appeals.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Greater Orlando Society for Human Resource Management
  • Hotel Human Resources Associates of Central Florida, Inc.
  • Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Guardian ad Litem

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January 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q4 Diversity Committee Newsletter

January 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the fourth quarter of 2016. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events the firm has... Read More

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Speaking Engagement

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2018 Human Resource Seminar Series

August 22, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST
8101 World Center Drive - Orlando, FL
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Defining Who Is Part of the FLSA Collective Action Party
April 19, 2018

It is a party that most employers don’t believe is a lot of fun: a FLSA collective action party.  In a case of first impression, the Eleventh Circuit addressed the question of whether an opt-in plaintiff is required to do anything beyond filing a written consent to become a party plaintiff in a collective action...… Read More

OSHA Says Lawsuits Constitute Adverse Action Too
January 11, 2018

Not only is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) continuing to crack down on employers suspected of retaliating against employees who blow the whistle and will not hesitate to pursue litigation on behalf of employees, OSHA considers lawsuits against whistleblowers to constitute adverse action for purposes of finding un Read More