Amanda Biondolino

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Amanda Biondolino

RESUME CV

Badge for Best Lawyers Ones to Watch Amanda Biondolino 2023
Badge for Avvo Rating 10.0 Employment Law Top Attorney
Badge for 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment and Civil Rights Lawyers
Badge for Lawyer Legion recognized for Professional Involvement Amanda L. Biondolino
Badge for Amanda Beiondolino Lead Counsel Verified

Amanda Biondolino is a shareholder in Sass Law Firm and has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law claims, as well as fair housing and public accommodation claims.  Amanda’s passion for assisting those whose rights have been violated, along with her legal insight and tenacious demeanor, make her a powerful advocate for anyone experiencing unjust treatment or illegal prejudice.

Prior to joining the Sass Law Firm, Ms. Biondolino spent years defending employers accused of discrimination and other workplace law violations. She also enforced Missouri’s anti-discrimination law, the Missouri Human Rights Act, as a Human Rights Attorney for the Missouri Commission on Human Rights. Amanda’s understanding of the law from all sides sets her apart from other attorneys. She understands the mindset and strategies companies use to successfully dispose of claims quickly and completely. Ms. Biondolino has translated this arsenal of experience into a powerful weapon to advance the rights of individuals wronged by their employers, housing providers or the businesses within their own community.

Amanda graduated with honors from Saint Louis University School of Law, in St. Louis, Missouri. She is currently admitted to practice law in Florida.  Ms. Biondolino was appointed to the Continuing Legal Education Committee by the President-Elect of The Florida Bar for the 2021-2024 term.  She is Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and Programming Vice President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, also known as Florida NELA.  Ms. Biondolino is also a member of three sections of The Florida Bar – Labor and Employment Law, Trial Lawyers and Young Lawyers Division.  Amanda is frequently asked to speak and write on employment and discrimination issues.  Ms. Biondolino “wrote the book” on fair housing law for the Missouri Bar Deskbook – Real Estate Law, 5th Edition, published in 2019, and has written articles for Lawyer magazine published by the Hillsborough County Bar Association, as well as legal update blogs. Amanda also made the Ones to Watch list published by Best Lawyers®, as well as Lawdragon’s list of 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers.

For a full list of Amanda’s awards, publications, speaking engagement and associations, check out the below categories or her Resume CV.

Ones to Watch, Employment Law – The Best Lawyers in America®, 2021-present

500 Leading Plaintiff Employment and Civil Rights Lawyers, Lawdragon, 2021-present

Top Attorney – Superb 10.0 Rating by Avvo, 2021-present

Lead Counsel Verified in Employment Law – Thomson Reuters, 2021-present

Professional Involvement – Recognition by Lawyer Legion, 2020-present

Top Attorney – Superb 9.9 Rating by Avvo, 2020

Top Attorney – Superb 9.8 Rating by Avvo, 2019

Amazing Ally in Housing – Corbel Award, Springfield Center for Independent Living, 2018

Corporate Counsel Practicum – Monsanto Co., 2012

Writer – Public Law Review, Thomson Reuters, 2010-2012

Participant – Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, International Trademark Association, 2012

Participant – Moot Court Competition, The Chicago Bar Association, 2011

Participant – Civil Advocacy Clinic, Saint Louis University School of Law, 2011

Judicial Clerk Externship – Honorable Nannette Baker, United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri and Missouri Court of Appeal, Eastern District, 2011

Amanda Biondolino is admitted to the following:

The Florida Bar, 2018
Illinois State Bar, 2013 (currently inactive)
The Missouri Bar, 2012 (currently inactive)
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2018
Florida Supreme Court, 2018
Florida District Courts of Appeal, 2018

Committee Member – Continuing Legal Education Committee, The Florida Bar, 2021-2024

Co-Chair – Labor and Employment Section, Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2019-2023

Committee Member – Leadership Institute Class, Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2022-2023

Programming Vice President – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2021-2023

Co-Chair – Judicial Recognition Committee, Tampa Bay Chapter, Federal Bar Association, 2021

Committee Member – Membership Committee, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2020

Planning Chair – Annual Real Estate Institute, The Missouri Bar, 2018

Committee Member – Planning Committee, St. Charles County Housing Conference, 2017-2018

Previous Committee Member – Real Estate Practice & Procedure Committee, Real Estate Committee, Litigation Division, The Missouri Bar

Previous Team Member – St. Charles County Housing Team, St. Charles County, Missouri

Member – Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association

Member – Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar

Member – Trial Lawyers Section, The Florida Bar

Member – Young Lawyers Division, The Florida Bar

Member – Labor and Employment Section, Hillsborough County Bar Association

Member – Federal Bar Association

Amanda Biondolino attended:

Saint Louis University School of Law, and obtained her Juris Doctor in 2012, graduating cum laude

Washington University in St. Louis, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2000

The materials linked below are being made available for informational purposes only and are not to be relied upon as legal advice.

The First Amendment and Employee Social Media Use – Lawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association, March/April 2021

Recent Developments in Florida Public Whistleblower Law – Lawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association, November/December 2019

Fair Housing – Missouri Bar Deskbook: Real Estate Practice, The Missouri Bar, August 2019

Fair Housing Practice – Fair Housing Law Webinar, Public Interest Law Section, The Florida Bar, April 2019

Service Animals in the Workplace – Advanced Labor Topics 2019, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, April 2019

Scotus Deals Blow to Public Unions in Ideological Split – Lawyer magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association, September/October 2018

Avoid the Dangers of Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors – Labor & Employment Law Update, SmithAmundsen, LLC, March 2018

Is Your Company’s “Flexible Scheduling” Policy a Violation of Wage and Hour Law? – Labor & Employment Law Update, SmithAmundsen, LLC, October 2017

An Employer’s Guide on Service Animals and the ADA – Labor & Employment Law Update, SmithAmundsen, LLC, July 2017

Colorado District Court Issues Landmark Decision Holding that the Fair Housing Act Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity – Law Update, SmithAmundsen, LLC, July 2017

Whiskey For My Men, Beer For My (Service) Horse: A Business Owner’s Primer on Service Animals and the ADA – Labor & Employment Law Update, SmithAmundsen, LLC, May 2017

The Cat’s Paw Theory Burns Another Employer – Labor & Employment Law Update, SmithAmundsen, LLC, April 2017

Fair Housing Law and the Administrative Complaint Process – Springfield Fair Housing Seminar Presentations, Missouri Commission on Human Rights, Department of Labor & Industrial Regulations (Springfield, Missouri), July 2016

Workplace Rights: What Nurses Need to Know– Florida Nurses Association Membership Assembly (Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida), September 2022

Empower, Advocate and Represent Employee Rights in the Workplace – On the Record with Sarina Fazan, Sarina Fazan Network (Interview), April 2022

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations – 10TampaBay (Interview), March 2021

Recent Developments in Employment Law – Fees Issues and Settlements, Moderator – Labor and Employment Section, Hillsborough County Bar Association (Tampa, Florida), January 2020

Fair Housing Law – Public Interest Law Section, The Florida Bar (Webinar), April 2019

Service Animals in the Workplace – Advanced Labor Topics 2019, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar (Jupiter, Florida), April 2019

Employee Handbook Essentials for HR Pros and Business Owners – SmithAmundsen, LLC (Webinar), November 2017

ADA Compliance for Employers – Lunch & Learn, Empower Abilities, f/k/a Southwest Center for Independent Living (Springfield Missouri), November 2017

ADA Compliance: Who is Covered and How to Limit Liability – Third Annual Labor & Employment Fall Seminar, SmithAmundsen, LLC (Lombard, Illinois), September 2017

Common Discrimination Complaints and How to Avoid Them – Fair Housing Symposium, City of Jefferson and Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors (Jefferson City, Missouri), June 2017

Fair Housing – Missouri Supportive Housing Institute (Missouri), April 2017

Service Animals, Fair Housing and the Americans with Disabilities Act – Fair Housing and Lending Seminar, City of Columbia Human Rights and Disabilities Commissions, Central Bank of Boone County, Columbia Housing Authority, Columbia Apartment Association and the Missouri Commission on Human Relations (Columbia, Missouri), April 2017

Fair Housing for Survivors of Domestic Abuse – 2016 MCADSV Annual Conference, Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (Columbia, Missouri), November 2016

Disparate Impact Theory Under the Fair Housing Act – Navigating Affordable Housing, 2016 MOCARH Conference, Missouri Council for Affordable Rental Housing (Branson, Missouri), September 2016

Is This an Assistance Animal? – Kansas City Fair Housing Seminar, The Whole Person (Kansas City, Missouri), August 2016

Fair Housing Law and the Administrative Complaint Process – Springfield Fair Housing Seminar, Missouri Department of Labor & Industrial Regulations (Springfield, Missouri), July 2016

Presentation by Missouri Commission on Human Rights – Committee Meeting, St. Charles Human Relations Commission (St. Charles, Missouri), July 2016

Fair Housing – Ensuring Equal Opportunity: Missouri Commission on Human Rights, Saint Louis University School of Law (St. Louis, Missouri), April 2016

Presentation by Missouri Commission on Human Rights – Committee Meeting, Bellefontaine Neighbors Human Relations Commission (St. Louis, Missouri), August 2015

Criminal Records Guidance and Fair Housing – 2015 Annual Conference, Heartland Affordable Housing Management Association (Riverside, Missouri), July 2015

Fair Housing Assistance: Cause Cases and the Adjudication Process – Program Training Conference, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Region VII (Kansas City, Kansas), June 2015

Overview of the Missouri Commission on Human Relations – Committee Meeting, Regional Housing Collaborative Steering Committee, Behavioral Health Network of Greater St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri), June 2015

The Missouri Human Rights Act: Housing Provider Best Practices – Fair Housing Seminar, City of Columbia (Columbia, Missouri), April 2015

Presentation by Missouri Commission on Human Rights – Committee Meeting, Ferguson Human Rights Commission (Ferguson, Missouri), January 2015

The Missouri Human Rights Act and Administrative Process – Missouri State Conference Meeting, NAACP (Columbia, Missouri), October 2014

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