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.