Ross Vickers joins the firm after serving several years as Assistant General Counsel with the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations. He is an associate practicing in the areas of employment, commercial and tort litigation, insurance defense, education law, and administrative law. His practice focuses on defending claims brought under Title VII, the ADA, ADEA and FMLA, Florida Civil Rights Act, Florida’s Public Whistleblower Act, and various contract, general liability and other tort matters. Ross has represented and advised corporations and employers on a variety of employment law related matters. Ross also advises public post-secondary institutions on a wide range of matters unique to the college education setting. Ross is experienced in appearing before administrative judges and boards throughout Florida. He has handled numerous matters before various licensing boards in the state of Florida, and is well equipped to address a variety of licensure issues that may arise.