EDUCATIONUniversity of Florida, J.D.
University of South Florida, B.A.
Mark AddingtonSenior Counsel
11250 Old St Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32257
T: 904.248.2429| F: 703.229.6401
Mark Addington focuses his practice primarily on employment litigation, including contractual disputes, restrictive covenants (such as non-competition, non-solicitation, or confidential information restrictions), defense of wage and hour, harassment, retaliatory discharge, disability, age, religion, race, and sex discrimination. He has also responded to charges of discrimination or governmental audits conducted by federal, state and local administrative agencies. He counsels employers in problem prevention, employee discipline and termination, and employment discrimination and harassment.
Mr. Addington also assists employers in handling internal investigations. Prior to entering law school, Mr. Addington worked extensively in operations, training, and human resources for large hospitality organizations. Mark has experience in policy development, compliance reviews, and management and employee training.
Mr. Addington conducts employment law seminars and training programs for his clients and the community. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer at statewide conferences and seminars such as HR Florida and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show. He has given presentations on various topics such as workplace technology issues, military leave, disciplinary documentation, job interviews, the Family Medical Leave Act, and wage and hour law compliance. He is a frequent guest columnist for the Jacksonville Business Journal as well as other publications.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Addington is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil Mediator. He mediates in matters concerning business disputes, restrictive covenants, employment discrimination, employment disputes, labor-management disputes, private employment contracts, class actions, and tort claims.