Diana Shumans, who is Of Counsel, is a diverse practitioner with experience in public, private and governmental litigation. Ms. Shumans began her career over 14 years ago as a defense attorney litigating employment defense cases for both public and private employers.
Ms. Shumans later expanded her practice to include business disputes and real estate litigation matters diversifying her trial experiences to include administrative hearings.
Ms. Shumans then joined the State of Florida Office of the Attorney General as Assistant Attorney General in the Complex Litigation Unit prosecuting national pharmaceutical fraud in conjunction with the Department of Justice. Developing expertise in qui tam litigation, as team member and subsequent team leader of the complex litigation team, Ms. Shumans and the team recouped over $400 million dollars for the State of Florida during her tenure.
Ms. Shumans represents both public and private employers in the defense of cases involving Title VII (race, sex, religion, color and national origin), whistleblower, sexual harassment, ADEA, ADA, and FMLA claims as well as constitution violations. She is admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.