Sean Douthard focuses his practice on defending management in all aspects of employment related litigation. Sean has experience representing employers in state and federal courts against claims involving discrimination and retaliation, harassment, non-competition litigation, and wage and hour disputes. Sean also represents employers in drafting and evaluating employment agreements, non-compete agreements, employee handbooks, and workplace policies.

In addition to his practice, Sean serves as the Florida contributor for 50 Employment Laws in 50 States, a nationally published human resource guide, and as a guest editor for the Florida Employment Law Letter.

Professional & Civic Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

About Me

In his free time, Sean enjoys working out, running in local races, and jogging along Tampa’s Bayshore Boulevard. Sean is also a die-hard FSU football fan.

News & Analysis

Client Presentations & Firm Publications

Practice Emphasis

  • Employment litigation
  • Wage and hour law
  • Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation prevention and litigation
  • Trade secret, non-competition, and non-solicitation law


Florida Coastal School of Law

  • J.D., 2012

Florida State University

  • B.S., 2009

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2013
  • 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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