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Anisley Tarragona

Associate
Miami

P 305-577-7600
F 305-373-4466
Anisley.Tarragona@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Anisley Tarragona is an Associate in the Miami, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She focuses her practice on advising and representing employers in a wide variety of employment issues.

She litigates all types of matters involving discrimination, harassment and wage and hour claims. She has significant experience in litigating complex and simple matters in state and federal court.

During law school, Ms. Tarragona served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Adalberto Jordan as well as to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. During this time, she was also an Associate Editor on the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review.

Recent Accomplishments

  • Obtained summary judgment in a case involving disparate treatment and disparate impact claims of race and age discrimination under the ADEA, Title VII, and the FCRA as well as a claim for retaliation under Title VII and the FCRA arising out of a Reduction-in-Force (“RIF”). See Fuller v. Edwin B. Stimpson Co. Inc., No. 11-61574-CIV-ROSENBAUM, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 137909 (S.D. Fla. May 21, 2014); see also Fuller v. Edwin B. Stimpson Co. Inc., 971 F. Supp. 2d 1146 (S.D. Fla. 2013).
  • Obtained favorable opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirming the above grant of summary judgment. See Fuller v. Edwin B. Stimpson Co. Inc., No. 14-12479, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 988 (11th Cir. Jan. 23, 2015).
  • Obtained summary judgment in a case involving claims of sexual harassment and retaliation under the FCRA as well as off-the-clock claims under the FLSA. See Alvino v. Equinox Holdings, Inc., No. 14-80361-CIV-COHN/SELTZER, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 161102 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 17, 2014).
  • Dismissal with prejudice (2014): Obtained dismissal with prejudice of common law claims of negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress in federal court.
  • Participated in obtaining monetary sanctions and adverse inference instruction against group of investor Plaintiffs who failed to preserve electronic evidence through institution of litigation hold. See Pension Comm. of Univ. of Montreal Pension Plan v. Banc of Am. Secs., LLC, 685 F. Supp. 2d 456 (S.D.N.Y. 2010).

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Cuban-American Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association