Caren Marlowe represents corporations and management in labor and employment matters, including unfair competition, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing and FMLA. She regularly litigates employment cases in federal and state court and represents employers in obtaining and defending against injunctions. Caren regularly provides advice and assistance to employers related to employment agreements, employee policies and handbooks and other personnel matters. Caren has extensive experience representing clients in matters involving restrictive covenants (non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements) and Caren has a proven track record in litigating unfair competition matters, including several high stakes cases. She has successfully represented employers in ADA, FMLA, and wage and hour claims, including class and collective actions. Caren also provides counseling and training to management, supervisors and staff.
Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Caren was an associate at a national labor and employment law firm in Tampa. She was named a Rising Star in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2019. She also received awards as 2018 Florida Legal Elite and 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Best Lawyers in America. This distinction is awarded to attorneys under the age of 40 based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Caren also works as a spin instructor in several of Florida’s largest fitness centers.