Jake K. Proudfoot Attorney At Law
Jake is an associate in the firm’s Tampa office. He represents both public and private sector employers in a wide variety of labor and employment law matters, including but not limited to: discrimination, retaliation, breach of employment contract, unfair labor practices, the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Jake has helped litigate cases in state court, in federal court, in administrative proceedings, and has also appeared before regulatory boards regarding licensing matters. Jake is admitted to practice in all Florida courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Prior to practicing law, he worked at the corporate headquarters for a multi-billion dollar international retailer that was founded in Florida.
Jake was born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts but grew up in Land O’ Lakes, Florida, just outside of Tampa. He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University where he double majored in Business Finance and Economics. He received his juris doctor from Florida State University College of Law where he graduated magna cum laude. He completed the Business Law Certificate Program and received book awards in Corporate Finance and Florida Constitutional Law. Jake was Executive Editor of the Florida State University Law Review and was a Subciter for the FSU Business Review. During his time in law school, he also worked at the Department of Business and Professional Regulation in the Division of Real Estate.