Angelique serves as the Office Head of the Tampa and Port St. Lucie Offices. With extensive experience as a litigator, she specializes in various critical areas of employment law, including FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and FMLA. Her expertise goes beyond individual cases, as she adeptly handles class and collective actions, demonstrating her proficiency in managing complex legal matters.

Angelique's deep understanding of the intricacies of employment law extends to administrative matters as well. She regularly represents clients before important agencies such as the EEOC, DOL, OFCCP, and state agencies, showcasing her comprehensive knowledge of the regulatory landscape.

One of Angelique's key strengths is her ability to provide invaluable guidance to companies on every facet of employee relations. Her insights help businesses navigate the ever-evolving challenges in this realm, ensuring compliance with relevant laws while fostering a productive and harmonious workplace.

In addition to her legal prowess, Angelique has made significant contributions to the HR community. She proudly served as the Past President of HR Martin County, highlighting her commitment to promoting excellence in the field of human resources.

With a passion for employment law, a proven track record, and a dedication to enhancing employee relations, Angelique Lyons stands as a trusted advocate, an exceptional leader, and a valuable asset to the legal and HR sectors alike.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Florida Super Lawyers (2011)
  • Leadership St. Lucie Graduate (2009)
  • Professional of the Year, HR Martin County (2009)
  • Volunteer of the Year, HR Martin County (2008)

Professional & Civic Associations

  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Martin County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Martin County Human Resources Association, Past President (2011)
    • President (2010)
    • President-Elect (2009)
    • Secretary (2008)
    • Legislative Chair (2007)
  • Lucie County Human Resources Association, Legislative Chair (2011)
  • Lucie County Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador (2010)
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Boys & Girls Club of St. Lucie County, HR Committee (2009-present)
  • Port St. Lucie Business Women
  • Bernadette's Church, Youth Liturgy Instructor 

News & Analysis

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

  • “Class Action Stats,” ACC Docket, May 2011
  • “Surviving the Wage & Hour Tidal Wave,” HR Florida Review, Summer/Fall 2007

Blogs, Videos & Podcasts

Blog Posts

  • "Winning is not a sometime thing. You don't win once in a while. You don't do things right once in a while. You do them right all the time."
  • Vince Lombardi

Practice Emphasis

  • Wage & Hour Collective Action Lawsuits
  • Defense of employment cases, including class claims
  • Affirmative Action planning and audit defense
  • Policy analysis and employment law training
  • Counseling and advising in all areas of employee relations


University of Florida College of Law

  • J.D., with high honors, 1997

University of Florida

  • B.S., Sports Administration, with highest honors, 1994

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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