John Agnew practices in the areas of commercial litigation and employment law. Regarding commercial litigation matters, John represents a variety of clients in disputes involving contracts, construction and lien law, landlord-tenant issues, banking matters and other civil litigation. With respect to employment law, John handles cases involving enforcement of non-compete agreements and defends employers against complaints involving wage and hour laws, discrimination and harassment. He also writes articles on employment law issues for the Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog.
John is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, as well as the United States District Court, for the Middle District of Florida. He holds an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell and, for the past four years (2009-2012), has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a “Rising Star” in the field of business litigation.
Prior to becoming an attorney, John was a U.S. Army Ranger. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his children and pursuing a variety of outdoor activities.
John is active in the local community. He serves as a member of the Executive Council of the Lee County Bar Association and is currently the Vice-President. He is a member of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, having graduated from its Leadership Program and served as a facilitator for other Leadership Program classes. John is also a Fellow of the Florida Bar Foundation, a past member of the Calusa Chapter of the American Inns of Court and a youth soccer coach.