Nicky Mooney 14-129-03 (4x6@300)

Nichole M. Mooney

Shareholder / Orlando
Fax:

(407) 423-1831

Nicky Mooney 14-129-03 (4x6@300)

Nichole M. Mooney

Attorney / Orlando
Fax:

(407) 423-1831

Email:

NMooney@deanmead.com

About Nichole M. Mooney

Nicky Mooney is a shareholder and employment law attorney in Dean Mead’s Litigation department. She represents individuals and businesses of all sizes in business litigation and employment-related issues. Her representation includes drafting employment and severance contracts, drafting handbooks and policies, and counseling and representing employers in litigation regarding all types of employee actions, rights and obligations, including, but not limited to, wage and hour questions and disputes, FMLA issues, claims of discrimination, retaliation, theft of trade secrets, and all other manner of employment-related litigation under Florida and federal law. Nicky also addresses claims regarding restrictive covenants including non-compete agreements, trade secrets litigation and protection of confidential information.

In addition, Nicky is involved in all areas of complex business litigation in both state and federal courts ranging from simple contract disputes to issues arising from the dissolution of a business entity and derivative litigation. She has state and federal courtroom experience in both jury and non-jury trials. She also has experience in administrative proceedings with the EEOC, Florida Commission on Human Relations and Orlando Human Relations Department.

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We would love to talk with you about how we may assist you. However, please know that contacting us through this page does not establish an attorney-client relationship; no attorney-client relationship will be established until you and we agree to representation. You should not send us any confidential information through contact from this page or until requested by the attorney, and we will not treat any information you choose to provide as confidential.

  • The Florida Bar
  • The Florida Bar – Employment Law Section
  • The Florida Bar – Business Law Section
  • The Florida Bar – Trial Lawyers Section
  • The Florida Bar – Past Member, Young Lawyer’s Section
  • The Florida Bar – Past Governor, Board of Governors for the Young Lawyer Section
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Inc. - Fellow
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida - Chair, Grievance Committee, Orlando Division
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida - Member, Rules Committee
  • OCBA Legal Aid Society - Past Member, Board of Trustees
  • Orange County Bar Association - Previous Member of the Executive Council
  • Orange County Bar Association - Former Chair – Business Law Committee
  • Committee Member - 2010-2011 Judicial Circuit Civil Courts Commission for Orange County
  • ALFA - Labor and Employment Practice Group
  • Women's Initiative

  • Juris Doctor: University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, with high honors, 1995
  • Juris Doctor: University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, with high honors, 1995 Order of the Coif, University of Florida Law Review, Member and Associate Editor
  • Undergraduate Degree: Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, cum laude, 1992

  • Named an Outstanding Employment and Labor Attorney in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013-2021
  • Named an Outstanding Commercial Litigation lawyer in the 2012 edition of Florida Trend magazine's Legal Elite
  • Committee Member – 2010/2011 Judicial Circuit Civil Courts Commission for Orange County
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Preeminent AV Rating

  • Outlier Behavior: Risk Management for the Physician Practice Group & Implications for Physicians' Medical Staff Membership, American Society of Anesthesiologists Anesthesia Administrator Conference, Grapevine, TX, January 27, 2017
  • Orange County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference – panelist and moderator in various sessions of Employment Law track, April 11, 2014
  • Legal Ethics, August 25, 2010
  • FLSA 10 Things an Employer Should Know – Featured speaker, June 23, 2010, seminar presented by Wallace Welch & Willingham
  • ALFA 2010 Florida Conference – Health Legislation Update; Employment Law panel member, May 20 – 21, 2010, Orlando, Florida
  • ALFA 2008 Florida Conference – Employment Law panel member

  • “Five Tools to Help Create Effective Non-Compete Agreements”, published in the Orlando Business Journal, July 16, 2014
  • “Ask a Lawyer” response, published in the Orlando Sentinel Law & You section, September 27, 2010
  • Are You Required to Implement or Identify Theft Prevention Program, Fall 2009
  • Update in Florida's Guns-at-Work Law, Dean Mead Third Quarter Newsletter, 2008
  • Florida's New Guns-at-Work Bill, Dean Mead Second Quarter Newsletter, 2008
  • Computer Information and Litigation, co-authored with Lynn J. Hinson, Esq., February 2007

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
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