Following his clerkship, Ed spent 2 years as an Assistant State Attorney in Florida prosecuting a variety of criminal cases before spending the next 26 years primarily in the area of employment law representing management. He continues to work with a variety of companies in all areas of labor and employment law and is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Florida Bar. In addition, Ed has submitted amicus curiae briefs in the United States Supreme Court on issues of religious liberty and employment law. Ed also works with churches and religious institutions on a variety of legal issues, including child protection protocols. Since joining Schaerr | Jaffe, Ed’s practice has expanded to include litigating various constitutional issues in the areas of religious liberty, election law, parental rights, and defense of life.
- University of Florida, B.S. Accounting 1989, High Honors
- Duke University School of Law 1992, Honors
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida 1992-1994, Chief United States District Court Judge John H. Moore, II
- Florida and Tennessee State Bars
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh and Sixth Circuits
- United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida, and Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Tennessee
- District of Columbia
Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Florida Bar
On February 2, attorneys from Schaerr | Jaffe filed an amicus brief for the Chamber of Commerce and the American Tort Reform Association in a class action appeal by Nissan in the Sixth Circuit. The brief discusses the importance of Daubert analysis at the class certification stage and the distinction […]
The complaint can be read here.
On January 12, 2024, Schaerr | Jaffe attorneys filed a motion for class certification on behalf of thousands of United Airlines employees in Sambrano v. United Airlines. As that motion demonstrates, United violated Title VII and the ADA by refusing to provide any reasonable accommodations to the company’s COVID-19 vaccine […]