Suzanne Boy concentrates her practice in employment law, assisting clients with all aspects of employment-related litigation, claims, and client counseling. She has experience representing employers in both federal and state courts, and has litigated actions under a variety of employment laws, including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, FMLA, whistleblower statutes, and all types of retaliation. Suzanne frequently speaks to businesses and professional groups on various employment matters, and serves as the lead writer of the firm’s Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog.
In addition to her employment law practice, Suzanne also handles a variety of commercial litigation matters, including contract and business disputes, foreclosures and bank-related litigation, and estate-related litigation. She serves as general counsel for several of her corporate clients. Suzanne also has an active civil appellate practice.
For three consecutive years, Suzanne was recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a “Rising Star” in the field of business litigation (2010) and employment & labor (2011, 2012). In 2012, she was one of 174 attorneys in Florida selected as an “Up and Comer” by Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite. Suzanne is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
In law school, Suzanne was honored each year as a Stetson Merit Scholar. She served as an editor of the Stetson Law Review, and was awarded the St. Petersburg Times Award for Best Law Review Write-on Competition Paper. Suzanne is a native of Southwest Florida and was raised in LaBelle.
Suzanne serves on the board for the Human Resource Management Association of Southwest Florida. She has been a member of the North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Calusa Chapter of American Inns of Court, and Lee County Bar Association. She is a member of the Labor and Employment and Appellate Practice Sections of the Florida Bar. Suzanne serves as an attorney coach for the Bishop Verot High School mock trial team.