Robin Taylor Symons is the Co-Managing Partner of the Miami office and a member of the Labor and Employment, Insurance, and Commercial Litigation practice groups. Ms. Symons’ litigation and counseling practice focuses on employment practices liability, directors and officers liability, and complex insurance coverage litigation across all lines of insurance. Ms. Symons provides legal counsel and advice to small and mid-size employers, and has served as counsel to the local state court. She has tried numerous employment and insurance coverage cases, and serves as monitoring counsel/coverage counsel for insurers nationwide.
Ms. Symons’ labor and employment law expertise is also provided to businesses and specialty business groups across the U.S. through a computer-based national hotline service known as “the workplace HELPLINE®” (www.helpline-group.com).
Ms. Symons also has considerable experience handling commercial litigation and professional liability claims, and has defended numerous complex cases in these areas including class actions, binding arbitrations, and RICO lawsuits.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Florida Bar, member of Employment Tort and Litigation Sections and former two-term Chair of the Grievance Committee
Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Foundation Board Member and Southeast Chapter Steering Committee Member, former Chair of the Southeast Chapter
University of Illinois Foundation, President’s Council Member
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, former Trustee Member
Business Forums International Miami Chapter, Communications Chair
Museum of Coral Gables, Founding Member
Coral Gables Parks & Recreation, former Advisory Board Member
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1982
B.S., Florida Southern College, 1979
Top Lawyer Designations
“Notable Practitioner” distinction in the field of Employment & Labor Law – Florida, Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers (2011)
Super Lawyers® distinction in the fields of Employment & Labor, Insurance Coverage and Business/Corporate (2006-2012, Law & Politics)
Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,
Martindale-Hubbell, Labor & Employment
Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers® (2007)