Robyn S. Hankins
Robyn S. Hankins received her law degree with Honors from the University of Florida College of Law and has achieved Board Certification by the Florida Bar in the area of Labor and Employment law. She was selected by her peers as a SuperLawyer for Florida in the area of Labor and Employment in 2011.
Ms. Hankins began her practice in a renowned employment litigation boutique, and worked in two preeminent litigation firms before opening her own practice in 2003. Ms. Hankins handles all aspects of employment law compliance and litigation, including Fair Labor Standards Act (wage and hour) compliance and disputes, employment and shareholder contracts and tort-based claims, unfair and deceptive trade practices, non-competes, disability law compliance, race, pregnancy, sex, gender, national origin, and disability discrimination claims, sexual harassment claims, employee discipline and discharge issues, layoffs and down-sizing, collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, negotiation of individual employment agreements for employers, and executives. Throughout her career she has handled employment cases on behalf of both individuals and companies, complex commercial litigation, and health care law issues. Ms. Hankins regularly represents a broad spectrum of clients, private and public, in court, as well as before administrative agencies, arbitration panels, mediators and other alternative dispute forums. She works closely with clients, both individuals and corporations, to find strategic and cost-effective solutions and to minimize disputes or, where necessary, aggressively pursue successful litigation.
Ms. Hankins serves as Chair for the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Committee, and serves on the Florida Bar’s Labor & Employment Board Certification Committee. She is a past member of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee for section 15A, and frequently serves on the Florida Bar's Labor and Employment Law Board Certification Review Committee. She regularly lectures and provides training programs for clients on matters such as sexual harassment and diversity training, wage and hour compliance, HIPAA compliance, and related matters. Ms. Hankins is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit and County Court Mediator, and has experience mediating a wide variety of commercial and employment related disputes.
Ms. Hankins has written and is published on articles on a variety of employment law topics and she has co-authored materials on sexual harassment and damages in discrimination claims for various publications.
Ms. Hankins is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court and all Florida Courts, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and each of the Federal Districts of Florida. She is also a United States District Court, Southern District of Florida Certified Mediator. Ms. Hankins can be contacted directly at email@example.com or 561-721-3890.