Her practice is devoted to providing management with the necessary tools to meet the challenges in today's employment arena, through proactive legal advice, training, and litigating complex cases in both trial and appellate courts. She represents employers in a variety of industries, including health care, defense, energy, construction, telecommunications, financial, hospitality, public and nonprofit sectors, in discrimination and retaliation, non-compete and wage and hour matters. She is a certified mediator in Florida's circuit courts and in the U.S. Middle District of Florida. She also serves as an arbitrator and teaches labor and employment law and business law and ethics in the University of Central Florida's MBA program.
Kay is a past Chair of the Center for Women's Philanthropy Advisory Board and a former member of the Venture Philanthropists and 100 Women Strong giving circles. In addition, Kay served on the Board of Directors of the Central Florida Boys and Girls Clubs for approximately years, and is a past Chair. She is Chairman of the Outreach Commission for her church, where she also sings in the choir and is a member of the vestry.
Successfully represented a major defense contractor in trade secret litigation in the Middle District of Florida.
Obtained temporary injunction for employer in state court (FL).
Awarded summary judgment in ADA case for employer in the Middle District of Florida, affirmed by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Awarded summary judgment for public sector employer in discrimination and tortious interference action in Middle District of Florida.
Successfully represented a major defense contractor in ADEA collective and ensuing joinder action, resulting in 11th Circuit en banc affirmance of summary judgment.
Court Admissions — U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida