GINA M. CADOGAN of Cadogan Law located in Plantation, Florida, practices labor employment law counseling and litigation. Prior to owning her law firm, Ms. Cadogan primarily represented Fortune 500 Companies, municipalities, non-profits and hospital systems in employment and commercial litigation at large National and International firms. Presently, she represents individual employees and companies in all aspects of employment and labor claims, including but not limited to discrimination, harassment and retaliation, non-compete agreements, wrongful discharge, workers’ compensation retaliation, unpaid wage claims, overtime claims, negligent hiring/retention, and medical leave violations. Gina also provides advice about a full range of employment matters, including personnel practices and policies, investigation of discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, medical leave issues, as well as hiring and termination decisions.
Gina frequently speaks on these topics both locally and nationally at legal conferences and to her corporate clients. She recently received recognition for securing a “Top Florida Verdicts of 2014” in a federal disability discrimination case, which was upheld on appeal to the Eleventh Circuit. She has also been honored as “The National Black Lawyers- Top 100” and “Top 100 Attorneys” and “Top 40 Under 40” by both The National Black Lawyers and Legacy Magazine.
Gina received her law degree from Emory University School of Law in 1999 and served on the Moot Court Board and was a recipient of the Order of the Advocates. She graduated from the University of Florida in 1996, with dual degrees and high honors (magna cum laude) and was inducted as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key Honor Societies. She is admitted to the Florida Bar, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Gina is active in the Federal Bar Association, Caribbean Bar Association and Broward County Bar Association. She also gives back to the legal community by serving as a Board Member for The Federal Bar Association–Broward Chapter, volunteering with the Legal Aid Society, and providing legal assistance to veterans through Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project. She also volunteers with community outreach organizations, including serving on the Board of E.A.S.E. Foundation, which provides assistance to low income families struggling to make ends meet. Most importantly, Gina loves spending quality time with her two children and husband.
- State Bar of Florida
- United States Courts for the Southern and Middle District of Florida
- Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1999
- Order of the Advocates
- Emory Moot Court Board
- Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity
B.A., University of Florida, Phi Beta Kappa- magna cum laude, 1996
MEMBERSHIPS & ORGANIZATIONS
- Florida Bar
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Broward County Bar Association
- Broward County Women Lawyers Association
- Caribbean Bar Association
- National Bar Association -Top 100
- St. Bonaventure Catholic Parish