Jacey Kaps focuses his practice on the retail, restaurant and lodging sectors. Jacey and his team have been recognized in 2012 for their representation of the retail sector by being named as Sears Holdings Corporation's “Go-To Firm for litigation” in the survey conducted by American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Magazines. Jacey helped write Florida Statute 768.0895 (enacted in 2011) which limits liability for employers of persons with disabilities. He represents the State's retailers in their constitutional challenge of Miami-Dade County's wage theft ordinance. In addition, he assisted in drafting the wage theft preemption bill presented to the Florida legislature in 2012. In 2010 he received the Chairman's Award from the Florida Retail Federation for his efforts on behalf of retailers in the State.
Jacey's team represents a wide range of clients with the depth and capabilities to handle the issues that matter to retailers including commercial and transactional disputes, construction disputes, intellectual property litigation, labor compliance, Medicare compliance, employment litigation, constitutional challenges and casualty litigation. He also consults with retail, restaurant and lodging businesses in overall litigation management and alternative dispute resolution programs. He writes for and edits Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell's Retail Law Blog. http://www.rumberger.com/?p=4703
Jacey is one of the founding members of the Florida Retail Federation Chairman's Circle becoming its Chair in the inaugural year. He serves as the Vice Chair of the Defense Research Institute's Retail and Hospitality Committee. Jacey also sits on Rumberger's four person executive committee.