Brett Lashley is a member of Jones Foster's Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution team. He focuses his practice in the areas of general commercial litigation with an emphasis on employment, real estate, and local municipal law. Brett represents individuals and businesses in matters involving trade secrets, the enforcement of non-compete agreements, specific performance involving real property and deposit disputes, land-lord tenant disputes, and commercial contract litigation. Brett provides counsel to the Town of Lake Park, the Town of Jupiter, and the Town of Palm Beach and advises the municipalities with respect to code enforcement hearings, planning and zoning and Town commission meetings.
Brett is actively involved with the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and serves on Palm Beach County’s Civil Rules Committee. Brett earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he was the Vice-Chair of The Florida Moot Court Team and was awarded Best Brief in the Appellate Lawyers Association competition in Chicago. He also held the position of Vice President of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society, was a member of the Journal of Technology Law and Policy, and provided pro bono legal services to veterans as a member of the Veterans and Service Members Legal Clinic.
While at the University of Florida, Brett gained valuable experience as a teaching assistant for Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy, as a judicial intern for the Honorable Mark W. Klingensmith, Fourth District Court of Appeal, West Palm Beach, and as a Summer Associate at Jones Foster.