Fisher & Phillips, LLP • Orlando, Florida
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|Fisher & Phillips, LLP
200 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32801
Benton Wood is a partner in the Orlando office. He represents private and public sector employers in all aspects of employment and labor law. Benton specializes in employment law litigation and has litigated a multitude of employment-related claims on behalf of management, including: sex discrimination, race discrimination, age discrimination, national origin discrimination, disability discrimination, unlawful retaliation, FMLA violations, FLSA violations, Equal Pay Act violations, Whistle-blower retaliation, workers’ compensation retaliation, civil rights violations (including violations of the First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution), unpaid wage violations, breach of employment contracts, breach of settlement agreements, defamation, invasion of privacy, assault, battery, false imprisonment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and negligent hiring. He also has extensive experience representing public and private sector employers throughout Central Florida in employment arbitrations conducted under the rules of the American Arbitration Association, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, the National Association of Securities Dealers and the Florida Arbitration Code. Benton is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law. He is “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized in Florida Super Lawyers since 2006. He has also been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2009.
- College: University of Florida
- Law School: University of Miami School of Law