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todd-wrightTodd A. Wright

Attorney

t: 904.345.3284
e: todd.wright@adblegal.com

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About Todd

Todd A. Wright’s practice focuses primarily on the representation of employers and educational institutions in employment, labor and business matters.


Practice Areas

Civil Rights Litigation

Represents employers in civil rights litigation involving the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Cleary Act, and state-law equivalents

Wage and Hour Litigation

Represents employers with issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Educational Law

Provides general advice and counsel to educational institutions, and represents educational institutions in employment matters, Title IX issues, governance issues, disability claims, general litigation, student grievances and faculty issues

General Advice and Counsel

Provides general advice and counsel to employers regarding a variety of matters including employee benefits, disability accommodations, reductions in force, non-compete agreements, employee hiring, executive employment issues, wage and hour issues, and the drafting of employment handbooks and policies

Litigation of Physician Contracts

Represents physicians with issues related to employment contracts and other matters


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Alexander DeGance Barnett, Todd worked for a statewide, AV Rated civil defense firm, where he primarily focused in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith/extra-contractual liability litigation. In addition, Todd handled property and casualty, construction, employer liability, homeowners, and product liability matters. Prior to private practice, Todd served as a Judicial Staff Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida where he assisted judges in a wide variety of matters including complex civil litigation, class action litigation, commercial litigation and capital criminal litigation. Mr. Wright has on several occasions been appointed by the Chief Judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit as a Special Master to preside over evidentiary hearings regarding requests for belated appeals.


Publications

A Green Solution to Climate Change: The Hybrid Approach to Crediting Reductions in Tropical Deforestation, 20 Duke Envtl. L. & Pol’y F. 87 (2009) (with Randall Abate)


Memberships

  • Associate, Chester Bedell American Inn of Court
  • Jacksonville Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • The First Tee of North Florida, Board Member

Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Education

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D.
  • James Madison University, B.A.

Outside of the Office

Todd is originally from Virginia Beach, VA. He and his wife have one daughter, and enjoy spending time around Jacksonville’s beaches. Todd is an avid sports fan, and his main hobbies are golf and surfing.