Natasha Dorsey is an associate in the Employment Law group of Rimon, P.C. She has experience in multiple areas of civil litigation, including extensive experience in state and federal labor and employment law. Ms. Dorsey has successfully defended numerous charges by employees filed with state and federal anti-discrimination agencies and the National Labor Relations Board. In addition, she has assisted with defending corporate clients in several class and collective action lawsuits, including nationwide wage and hour class and collective actions arising from claims of misclassification, off-the-clock work, and fluctuating workweek claims.
Ms. Dorsey regularly counsels clients on labor and employment compliance matters and routinely assists businesses with employment policy creation, review and revision, and with drafting employment, separation, confidentiality, noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements. Additionally, Ms. Dorsey has broad expertise on pre-employment inquiries including background check limitations, Fair Credit Reporting Act requirements, constraints on criminal history inquiries, and the interplay of state and federal industry regulations as they apply to pre-employment matters. She regularly counsels clients and has presented to national audiences on these topics.
In addition to her labor and employment experience, Ms. Dorsey has experience and interest in business counseling, construction law, consumer protection law, and commercial litigation.
Before attending law school, Ms. Dorsey worked as a project designer and manager in the construction industry. She has over five years of experience drafting construction plans and working closely with clients and general contractors through the design, bidding, permitting, construction, and closeout phases of projects.
Ms. Dorsey earned her law degree from Florida State University College of Law. While in law school, she clerked for Ausley & McMullen, PA. in Tallahassee. She served as president of the Real Estate Law Society, treasurer of the Women's Law Symposium, and represented the law school as a student ambassador. Ms. Dorsey also participated in several Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions, placing as a quarterfinalist in the Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition in 2011. Prior to joining Rimon Law, Ms. Dorsey worked at Foley & Lardner LLP in the Labor & Employment practice group.
In June of 2016, Ms. Dorsey was elected to be an Out of State Representative to the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division's Board of Governors for a two-year term. She currently serves on its Pro Bono and Community Service Committee, Webinars Committee, and Quality of Life Committee. In June of 2016 she was also appointed to serve as the Young Lawyers Division Liaison to the Executive Council for the Out of State Division of the Florida Bar, and as an Associates' Board Member for the Illinois Lawyers' Assistance Program.
Ms. Dorsey is licensed to practice in Florida and Illinois.
Ms. Dorsey authored “A Ban On Ban-The-Box?” published nationally on October 21, 2014 in Law360’s daily Employment Law bulletin commenting on the developing tension between the trend of state and local governments limiting employers’ ability to inquire into criminal history on job applications and the requirement that many employers in regulated industries are legally obligated to inquire into such histories as part of their hiring process. She is the co-author of “Seller Beware: An Overview of the FTC’s New Business Opportunity Rule,” What’s In Store (ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s Consumer Protection Committee, Winter 2012). She was also a regular contributor to Foley & Lardner’s Labor and Employment Law Perspectives blog.
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