County Attorney
R.A. Cuevas Jr.

County Attorney's Office
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 2810
Miami, Florida 33128

Phone
305.375.5151

Fax
305.375.5634

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Attorney Profile

Marlon D. Moffett

Practice Areas

  • Federal Litigation
  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice
  • Employment Discrimination, Labor & Elections

Education

  • Duke University, J.D., 2002
  • Florida A & M University, B.S. in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, 1999

Clerkship

  • Hon. Adalberto Jordan, U.S. District Court, S.D. Fla. 2004-2005

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 2006
  • Illinois Bar, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2002

Marlon D. Moffett

Joined the Office in 2005
Assistant County Attorney
mdm2@miamidade.gov 305-375-5794

As a member of the Labor and Employment Section, Marlon litigates in both federal and state courts concerning a variety of labor and employment matters. Additionally, Marlon has tried and won numerous administrative matters before hearing examiners and arbitrators, including Union grievances against the County alleging violations of collective bargaining agreements, and employees' appeals of disciplinary actions and terminations. Marlon also represents the County in labor and employment matters before the EEOC, FCHR, and FPERC.

Marlon has previously served in the Federal Litigation, and State Tort Litigation Sections, defending the County in numerous civil rights and personal injury matters, and has successfully tried several cases to verdict in both federal and state courts involving claims of excessive force and personal injury.

In addition to his litigation work, Marlon previously served in the Governmental Affairs Section and is often called upon to advise County Commissioners and to draft legislation to be considered by the Board of County Commissioners.   He has traveled to Tallahassee to assist and support the County's lobbying team on items of County interest to be considered by the State Legislature. Additionally, Marlon was the advising attorney to the Miami-Dade Construction Trades and Qualifying Board, and has advised the County Attorney's Office on ethics issues such as potential conflicts of interest when representing both the County and individual employees in civil litigation.

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Winston & Strawn, L.L.P., Chicago, 2002-04

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Guardian ad litem attorney, Lawyers for Children. Represented an infant born to a troubled teenage mother who was in foster care; various child custody and adoption proceedings.