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Shayla N. Waldon

Associate
Miami

P 305-577-7600 F 305-373-4466

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Shayla N. Waldon

Biography

Shayla N. Waldon is an associate in the Miami, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She partners with managers and executives of companies both large and small to provide valuable employment advice and to manage the risks associated with employment litigation. 

Shayla's experience includes drafting employee handbooks and corporate drug testing policies, as well as assisting clients with developing compensation plans. She counsels clients on a range of discrimination and retaliation claims, as well compliance with statutes such as the FLSA and FMLA. She also advises clients on compliance with the ADA’s public accommodation obligations, particularly concerning accessibility requirements for transportation, websites, and electronic media. In addition, she routinely advises, trains, and counsels clients on issues involving discrimination, retaliation, and sexual harassment. Shayla’s representative experience includes successfully representing a national banking institution in a case of first impression brought by a former bank officer under the Florida Whistleblower Act, as well as successfully representing clients in audits before the U.S. Department of Labor. Shayla likewise has represented higher education institutions, providing advice and counsel on a variety of workplace matters.

Published Works

  • Florida Bar Section of Labor & Employment Law Advanced Labor Topics 2016, ADA: Developments in Website Accessibility (May 6, 2016) [Co-Author]
  • American Bar Association’s Section of Labor & Employment Law Ninth Annual Section of Labor & Employment Law Conference, The "Stray Remarks" Doctrine: What Makes Such Statements "Remarkable" for Purposes of Stating a Claim of Discrimination? (November 2015) [Co-Author]
  • American Bar Association’s Section of Labor & Employment Law Ninth Annual Section of Labor & Employment Law Conference, Workplace Harassment: When Will A Court Say That Your Employees Have Had Enough? (November 2015) [Co-Author]