Daniel K. Miles

Daniel K. Miles

Senior Associate / TampaOrlando

Daniel Miles concentrates his practice on employment and labor litigation, representing management in claims involving harassment and discrimination in the workplace, retaliation, and wage and hour violations.

Daniel represents employers on labor and employment disputes under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Florida Civil Rights Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act and advises clients on proactively navigating both federal and state employment laws to reduce legal risk.  His practice also includes assisting public employers in resolving traditional labor disputes, including union campaigns and unfair labor practice charges under Florida’s Public Employee Relations Act.

Daniel practices in both state and federal court and represents employers in administrative actions with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations.

Daniel has also worked in-house as an employment attorney for a major industrial distributor.  During his time in-house, Daniel regularly provided insight into various contractual matters, and developed a better understanding of how to better serve clients as outside counsel.

While in law school, Daniel was a member of Stetson University College of Law’s nationally recognized trial team and received both the Victor O. Wehle Award and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.  He graduated cum laude and was inducted into the National Order of Barristers.  In addition to his practice, Daniel currently serves as an Advocacy Skills Trainer for Stetson University College of Law’s Center of Excellence in Advocacy.

Representative Experience
  • Sat second chair in federal gender discrimination trial involving joint employer determination where former physician sought damages for alleged wrongful termination.
  • Actively participated in strategy and preparation of federal collective action trial involving professional students seeking unpaid wages for hours spent in clinical education.
  • Arbitrated unfair labor practice charge arising out of assisted living facility’s decision to terminate union employee for misconduct.
  • Conducted pension forfeiture hearing resulting from city employee’s termination for theft of city property.
Honors & Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch - Labor and Employment Law - Management and
    Litigation - Labor and Employment (2021)
  • "Florida Rising Stars," Super Lawyers magazine (2019 and 2020)