Robin Fawsett

Employment Law Mediation

About Robin Fawsett

Charles Robinson “Robin” Fawsett is a Florida Supreme Court-certified mediator and is on the mediation panel of the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. For more than five decades Robin practiced law in Labor and Employment Law, an area in which he was Board Certified as a specialist by The Florida Bar. A Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated attorney, Robin has been selected by peer review as one of the Best Lawyers in America® and recognized by Florida Super Lawyers. Now retired from Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he practiced from the Orlando office and was an equity partner for many years, he applies his decades of experience to his mediation services. He has been a Florida Supreme Court Civil Circuit Mediator since 2006. The areas of law in which Robin Fawsett is qualified from his experience to mediate include Fair Labor Standards Act (overtime and minimum wage); Florida Minimum Wage Act, including tipped employees; employment discrimination and workplace harassment claims based on race, skin color, sex, age, national origin, religion and disability/handicap; Family and Medical Leave Act; W. A. R. N. Act; all state law employment claims, including anti-competition agreements, wrongful discharge, defamation and unpaid wages; constitutional claims against public employers; and other business disputes. Robin is admitted in all Florida state courts, all three U. S. District Courts in Florida and the Eleventh Circuit, and has actively appeared as sole or lead counsel in hundreds of litigated cases in those courts.

Outside of his professional role as a litigator and mediator, Robin has dedicated his time and talents to not-for-profit and other civic organizations that support the community and public good. With a long-time commitment to providing pro bono services to underrepresented individuals, in 2017 Robin founded the Orlando Chapter of Project H. E. L.P. (Homeless Experience Legal Protection), an organization where he and others advised and assisted homeless persons in legal matters in Central Florida.