Dana Mason Gallup



Hollywood, FL





For over twenty five years, Mr. Gallup has focused his practice in the area of Civil Litigation with an emphasis on Labor and Employment Law, handling cases under Title VII, the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), public and private whistleblower acts, and numerous other federal, state and local laws governing the employment relationship. Mr. Gallup has provided legal services to both employees and business clients throughout South and Southwest Florida. Mr. Gallup represents clients at every level of the state and federal administrative and judicial system. Mr. Gallup is AV-rated and has received the highest peer review rating under Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review Rating process. Mr. Gallup has also been certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a civil county and circuit court mediator and arbitrator. For additional information regarding Mr. Gallup's mediation and arbitration services, please contact us.

Areas Of Practice

  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage & Hour Laws -- Employee
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employee
  • Discrimination- age
  • Gender
  • Pregnancy
  • FMLA Non-Compete
  • Severance
  • Retaliation
  • Whistleblower

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1997


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Major: History

Representative Cases

  • Nierenberg v. Heart Center of Southwest, 835 F.Supp. 1404, 1407 (M.D.Fla.1993)
  • Kotas v. Waterman Broadcasting, 927 F.Supp. 1547 (M.D.Fla.1996)
  • Sun Mfg. Corp. v. Souvenir, 728 So. 2d 774 (Fla. 3d DCA 1999)
  • Destel v. McRoberts Protective Agency, 2004 WL 746293 (S.D.Fla.2004)
  • Ward v. Cyberguard Corp, 2007 WL 171596 (S.D. Fla. 2007)
  • Soto v. Genentech, Inc., 2008 WL 4621832 (S.D. Fla. 2008)
  • M.B. v. Agency for Persons with Disabilities , 13 So.3d 509 (Fla. 3d DCA 2009)
  • Saridakis v. S. Broward Hosp. Dist., 681 F. Supp. 2d 1338 (S.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Lussi v. Design-Build & Engineering, Inc., 2010 WL 1571158 (S.D.Fla. 2010)
  • Lawson v. Plantation Gen. Hosp., L.P., 704 F.Supp.2d 1254 (S.D.Fla.2010)
  • Paulet v. Farlie, Turner & Co., LLC, 2010 WL 2232662 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Osorio v. Medtronic, Inc, 2011 WL 1102832 (S.D. Fla. 2011)

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, 2009, 2010 and 2013 - 2020
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Rating
  • AV Rating from Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations

  • Florida Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Florida Chapter (Florida NELA) Vice President 2006-2007, Vice President of Programming 2009-2010, President 2010-2011, Immediate Past President 2011-2012
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Florida Supreme Court, Certified Civil County and Circuit Court Mediator
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • 17th Judicial Circuit, Arbitrator
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