Peter Reed Corbin

Peter Reed Corbin

Partner - Senior Status / Jacksonville

Peter Corbin focuses his practice on defending employers in discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination litigation in a variety of industries, including trucking, construction, and retail.

He has been in private practice in the labor and employment area for more than 40 years. During this time, he has handled numerous trials on various employment-related issues (jury and nonjury) in state and federal courts throughout much of the United States, and before various administrative agencies. He has also handled numerous traditional labor matters, including administrative proceedings before the NLRB, union elections, collective bargaining, arbitration proceedings, injunctions, and wage-hour matters.

Peter is past president of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and is a member of the ABA's Committee on Development of the Law under the NLRA. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Section and a past member of the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Section of The Florida Bar, and is a past Chairman of The Florida Bar Standing Committee on Fee Arbitration. He is also a member of the Labor Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and the Labor and Employment and Litigation Sections of the ABA.

Peter is a certified mediator in state and federal court. While attending law school, he was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity and Survey Editor of the Mercer Law Review in 1974 and 1975.

Representative Experience
  • Defended difficult age discrimination action filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia – significant potential exposure. District Court granted Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment on all claims on March 7,2016.  
  • Defended national origin discrimination and retaliation case filed on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia – case involved scope of discovery into computer system and electronic evidence. 
  • Defended national bank in gender and age discrimination action involving significant potential exposure – settled for very favorable sum.
  • Per Florida Bar rules, information on litigation and other legal successes has not been disclosed but is available upon request.
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Labor and Employment Law 
  • Super Lawyers magazine "Florida Super Lawyers" and "Super Lawyers – Corporate Counsel Edition" 
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell