- General Employment Litigation
|University ||Bucknell University, B.A., 1997 Phi Beta Kappa|
|Law School||Wake Forest University, J.D., 2000 Moot Court Board Member|
|Admitted||2000, Florida and 2000, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 2001, U.S. District Courts, Southern and Northern Districts of Florida; 2002, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2003, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana and Illinois; 2004, U.S. District Courts, Southern and Northern Districts of Texas|
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Chester Bedell Inn of Court
Jacksonville Bar Association
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
Benjamin D. Sharkey is a Shareholder and Litigation Manager in the Jacksonville, Florida, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Benjamin D. Sharkey
Mr. Sharkey's practice focuses on counseling and representing employers in litigation matters. He has significant federal and state court trial experience throughout the country representing management in cases involving all types of employment litigation. He also has extensive experience defending wage and hour collective actions, and litigating non-competition and trade secret disputes. Mr. Sharkey regularly counsels clients on best employment practices, human resources policies, reductions in force, employment agreements, and wage and hour audits.
Mr. Sharkey is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been recognized by his peers as a Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for Employment Law (2011-2015), a distinction bestowed on only 2.5 percent of Florida lawyers. He also served as the Vice-Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee for the Fourth Judicial Circuit (2010-2013).
Mr. Sharkey received his law degree in 2000 from Wake Forest University School of Law. He earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Bucknell University in 1997, and studied international economics at Cambridge University.
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