Jillian K. Skinner

Jillian K. Skinner

Senior Associate / Orlando

Jillian Skinner focuses her practice on the representation of employers facing labor and employment law disputes. 

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Jillian served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul G. Byron on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Additionally, Jillian was an associate in the general litigation practice of the Miami office of a global law firm. While in law school, Jillian served as Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami Law Review and served as the Honor Council President. She graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates in the top 10% of their class. 

Representative Experience
  • Represented a Florida PAC in a defamation lawsuit filed by a Florida politician arising out of a contested local election. Obtained summary judgment in favor of the PAC. 
  • Represented a national restaurant chain in discrimination claims in Florida alleging disability discrimination. 
  • Represented a large medical group practice in a gender discrimination claim in Florida. 
Honors & Awards
  • "Ones to Watch," Best Lawyers in America (2023)