Kristi Benson

KristiBenson

Business Attorney

Managing, directing and motivating a workforce is a key factor in building a successful business. Kristi helps business leaders create and manage highly effective teams throughout every stage of their businesses.

Kristi advises business leaders regarding all areas of employment law and enjoys assisting business leaders in preventing future legal problems and overcoming unavoidable legal battles.

Legal Focus

  • Employee Agreements & Plans including:
    • Non-competition agreements
    • Confidentiality Agreements
    • Non-solicitation agreements
    • Employee handbooks and policies
    • Separation agreements
    • Compliance with:
      • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
      • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)
      • Title VII
      • The Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • Ownership Agreements
  • Commercial Litigation, including violations of:
    • FMLA
    • FLSA
    • Title VII
    • USERRA
    • ADA
    • The Florida Civil Rights Act
  • Contractual Negotiations

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.) – Cum Laude
    • Highest Grade Award, Employee Benefits Law
  • Stetson University
    • Bachelor of Business Administration – Magna Cum Laude
      • Major in Finance
      • Minor in Business Law

Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Labor and Employment Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Winter Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Central Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce

“My passion is to support business leaders in a legal capacity, allowing them to achieve their goals. I am grateful to work at a company where my core values are aligned with the firm’s mission and vision.”

Kristi Benson