Shylie A. Bannon

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Shylie A. Bannon



Shylie Bannon is a Partner in our Jacksonville, Florida, office. She also serves as Hiring Partner for the region of Florida, where she oversees associate attorney hiring endeavors. Prior to joining us, Shylie was a partner in both a multi-state, multi-specialty firm and a boutique practice.

At Hall Booth Smith, Shylie continues to represent physicians, mid-level providers, and health care providers in high exposure medical negligence claims and in administrative proceedings before the Florida Department of Health. She also represents national retailers in high exposure premises liability, negligent security, and transportation litigation with our National Trial Counsel team.

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In addition to litigating matters involving personal injury and negligence, Shylie also represents management in all aspects of employment-related litigation arising from allegations of sex, disability, race, and pregnancy discrimination; whistleblower actions; and alleged violations of the National Labor Relations Act and Fair Labor Standards. She does so in administrative proceedings before both the Florida Commission on Human Relations and the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as in all of the State and Federal Courts in Florida. She also provides employment-related counsel to clients, helping them avoid employment-related litigation through the implementation of best employment, investigation, and risk management practices.

Shylie earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, cum laude, and graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History.

Shylie volunteers with the Guardian Ad Litem program and supports child welfare advocacy efforts in Northeast Florida. She is also a Member of the Board for the Jewish Federation & Foundation of Northeast Florida.



State Courts:

  • Florida, 2009

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Florida
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science & History, Tulane University


  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Women Lawyers’ Association
  • Jewish Federation and Foundation of Northeast Florida, Board Member



  • Dealing with the Problem Employee: Reconciling General Risk Management Practices and Employment Liability Related to Risk Management Practices in the Transportation Setting
    Multi-state logistics company, September 2016
  • The ADA, FMLA and PDA: Investigation and Management of Pregnancy Related Claims
    Scottsdale Insurance Company, March 2016
  • Understanding Intersection of General Liability and Employment Liability Claims: North Florida Medical Group Management Association
    Jacksonville, Florida; May 2015
  • Premises Liability Cases and Expert Witnesses
    Sedgwick Claims Management Services, February 2014


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In the Press

Litigators Lounge: Immigration Law for Agricultural & Seasonal Workers, with Misty Wilson Borkowski

Immigration law expert and HBS Little Rock Partner Misty Wilson Borkowski rejoins the hosts to discuss the complexities of immigration with agricultural and seasonal workers.

Litigators Lounge: The FTC Torpedoes Non-Competes

The hosts review the Federal Trade Commission’s recent proposal to ban non-compete clauses and agreements and the implications doing so may have for employers.

Litigators Lounge: Immigration Law for Employers, with Misty Wilson Borkowski

The hosts welcome immigration law expert and HBS Little Rock Partner Misty Wilson Borkowski to discuss the complexities of immigration within employment law.

Litigators Lounge: Interview with Teresa Pike Tomlinson

This episode of Litigators Lounge brings Women’s History Month to an end with special guest Teresa Pike Tomlinson, a partner in the HBS Columbus office.

Litigators Lounge: Equal Pay Day & the Ongoing Quest for Pay Equity

Jacqueline Voronov and Shylie Bannon examine the state of gender pay equity in recognition of Equal Pay Day on their Litigators Lounge podcast.

Litigators Lounge: Looking Back at 60 Years of Gender Discrimination & Title VII

On the newest episode of Litigators Lounge, Paramus Partner Jacqueline Voronov and Jacksonville Partner Shylie Bannon celebrate the start of Women’s History Month by discussing the history of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Litigators Lounge: Analyzing New Department of Labor Guidelines

This episode discusses the recently announced final rule by the U.S. Department of Labor on the classification of a worker as either an employee or independent contractor.

Litigators Lounge: Religious Accommodation in the Workplace

In the newest episode of Litigators Lounge, Jacqueline Voronov and Shylie Bannon discuss the implications of the Supreme Court ruling, Groff v. DeJoy, on employer handling of religious accommodations in the workplace

Litigators Lounge: Social Media in the Workplace

In episode 3 of Litigators Lounge, Partners Jacqueline Voronov and Shylie A. Bannon consider various challenges related to social media usage in the workplace

Litigators Lounge: Remote Work, Mandated Returns, & Reasonable Accommodations

On this episode of Litigators Lounge, Paramus Partner Jacqueline Voronov and Jacksonville Partner Shylie Bannon discuss the complex legal and workplace dynamics surrounding return to office mandates, remote and hybrid work models, and the Americans with Disabilities Act

HBS Partners Shylie A. Bannon & Jacqueline Voronov Host New Podcast ‘Litigators Lounge’

Hall Booth Smith is proud to announce the launch of its new podcast Litigators Lounge, hosted by Partners Shylie A. Bannon and Jacqueline Voronov

HBS Announces New Regional Hiring Partners

Hall Booth Smith is excited to announce its six new regional Hiring Partners to oversee and aid in associate attorney recruiting in their respective regions. These attorneys will help to ensure HBS continues to attract top talent as the firm expands. About the Partners Atlanta Partner Jacquelyn Smith Clarke will oversee all efforts as Lead

2023 Florida Tort Reform

Written by: Shylie A. Bannon, Esq. | Print Blog Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed significant tort reform legislation into law after House Bill 837 passed through the House and its companion bill was passed in the Senate. This is the most significant tort reform legislation to be enacted in Florida since the early 2000s,

Hall Booth Smith Adds Four Attorneys to its Jacksonville Office

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce the addition of four attorneys to its Jacksonville office as the firm expands to better serve clients in the state of Florida. Shylie Bannon is a Partner in our Jacksonville office where she focuses her practice on representing physicians, mid-level providers, and health care providers in