Jennifer B. Compton: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Jennifer B. Compton

Partner, Labor & Employment Practice Co-Administrator
Sarasota,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 49948, Sarasota, FL, 34230
University University of Florida, B.A., 1994
Law SchoolCumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., with honors, 1997
Admitted1997, Florida; 1999, Alabama; All Federal District Courts Florida

Jennifer B. Compton's practice focuses on employment law counseling and litigation. She is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Labor & Employment Law.

Jennifer primarily represents employers and provides assistance in preventative counseling and the defense of litigation brought by current and former employees. Jennifer regularly practices in Federal and State courts as well as in arbitration. Areas of defense recently handled by Jennifer include claims under the ADA, FMLA, FSLA, ADEA, Florida Whistleblower Act, and Florida Trade Secret Act. Jennifer also regularly litigates to enforce non-competition and non-solicitation agreements against former employees, as well as defending claims for enforcement on behalf of employers who have hired new employees subject to such covenants. Additionally, Jennifer works with executives separating out from local, regional and national employers, including the areas of severance and restrictive covenants. She is a frequent lecturer on employment law and litigation issues for employers.


· Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2013

· Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2011, 2012

Professional and Community Affiliations

· Sarasota County Bar Association

· Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors

· Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Workforce Innovation and Talent Development Council, Chair

· Southwest Florida Red Cross Advisory Counsel

· Girls Inc., Board of Directors

· Southwest Chapter of the American Red Cross, former Board Member and Secretary


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Jennifer B. Compton

240 South Pineapple Avenue
SarasotaFL 34236


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