biography

Ms. Warner is an experienced litigator, who represents corporations, small businesses, and individuals before federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate level in a broad range of employment and business disputes. She is an assertive advocate, finding creative and efficient solutions for her clients in resolving disputes.

Ms. Warner practices in the areas of employment law, employment counsel, commercial litigation and appeals. She has successfully represented employers and management on a wide variety of employment litigation claims, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII); the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA); the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Ms. Warner has also defended against claims of defamation, negligent retention, breach of non-compete and employment agreements, and theft of trade secrets.

Ms. Warner also has experience representing businesses against ADA Title III claims. She has experience advising clients on how to comply with ADA Title III regulations and providing practical advice to clients about how to comply with t...

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  • Professional Associations
    • The Florida Bar
      • Rules of Judicial Administration Committee, 2018-2021
    • American Bar Association
    • Federal Bar Association
    • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
      • Development Director 2020-2021
      • Chapter Representative & JNC Oversight Chair 2019-2020
      • Summit Chair 2018-2019
    • Jacksonville Women Lawyer’s Association
      • JNC Oversight Chair, 2018-2019
    • Martin County Women Lawyers Association
      • Chapter Representative 2019-2021
  • Publications
    • 4th Cir. Takes a Conservative Approach to LGBT Rights, Law 360 (May 23, 2016)
    • Employees’ Mental Health Disorders Often Qualify as Disabilities, Restaurant Hospitality (Dec. 7, 2016)
  • In The News

    Oral Argument, In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration-Parental Leave (08/27/2019) –  https://youtu.be/Ar0ZxkVxxxI

  • Professional Recognition
    • Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite (2020)
    • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star (2017)

Miami

Susan V. Warner

Partner

[email protected]

+1.786.310.0637

Credentials

Admissions

Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Education

University of Florida College of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2006
University of Virginia, BA, 2000

Prior Law Firm Experience

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Practice Areas