Jennifer P. Lawson is an Associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
Mrs. Lawson’s practice is devoted to labor and employment and commercial litigation, representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law and businesses in contractual and litigation disputes. She defends employers in cases involving employment discrimination, wage and hour compensation, and unfair labor practices. Additionally, Mrs. Lawson provides counsel to employers on issues such as employee handbooks, employment contracts, and non-competition agreements. In commercial litigation, Mrs. Lawson represents businesses small and large, defending corporate lawsuits and providing insurance defense.
In her spare time, Mrs. Lawson enjoys providing pro bono legal services to low-income individuals involved in both private and public landlord-tenant disputes, including evictions, government subsidies, and housing discrimination.
Originally from Melbourne, Florida, Mrs. Lawson received her B.A. degree in 2008 from Florida State University with a double major in political science and sociology. She earned her J.D. degree magna cum laude in 2015 from Florida Coastal School of Law, located in Jacksonville, Florida. During law school, Mrs. Lawson was a member of Florida Coastal’s Moot Court Honor Board, a staff editor on Florida Coastal Law Review, and a law clerk at Smith, Gambrell & Russell.
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