Mr. Dustin Lee Watkins



Dustin L. Watkins is an associate attorney with the law firm of Sugarman & Susskind P.A. where he practices labor and employee benefits law. He advises Florida governmental pension plans on federal tax qualification, state law regulation, legislative developments, and various administrative issues. He also advises multiemployer pension and health plans on compliance with federal laws and regulation, including ERISA, HIPAA/HITECH, tax qualification, and more. He also has extensive experience representing labor organizations in grievance arbitrations, unfair labor practice litigation, and internal administrative and regulatory matters. He was previously a law clerk for the Service Employees International Union Local 73 in Chicago, Illinois. He is a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Labor and Employment Section of the Florida Bar. He earned his Juris Doctor in 2012 from Chicago-Kent College of Law and his Bachelor’s Degree in 2009 from the University of Missouri – Columbia. He is admitted to the bars of Illinois and Florida.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Multi-Employer Pensions
  • Unfair Labor Practice Litigation
  • Health Plans
  • Labor and Employment
  • Internal Administrative and Regulatory Matter
  • Grievance Arbitrations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
786-401-2703  Phone
305-447-8115  Fax
University Attended:
Columbia, B.A., 2009
Law School Attended:
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D., 2012
Year of First Admission:
2012, Illinois; 2013, Florida
Florida Bar (Member: Labor and Employment Section).

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Miami, Florida

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