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R. Quincy Bird

R. Quincy Bird



Quincy Bird advises and advocates on behalf of employers on a wide range of labor and employment matters.
As a former in-house counsel handling labor and employment disputes, investigations, charge responses and audits, Quincy understands the challenges employers face regarding labor and employment laws, policies and processes. As a litigator, he believes in adding value for clients though a robust, proactive defense and by helping clients develop and maintain a healthy corporate culture through process improvements, training, and risk mitigation strategies and practices.
Prior to joining Carlton Fields, Quincy was a term judicial clerk to the Honorable James D. Whittemore, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and was in-house at Avesta, a real estate management firm nationally recognized for its corporate culture.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Society of St. Joseph, Steering Committee, Family Leadership Chair
  • Cristo Rey Tampa High School, Finance Committee
  • Captains for Clean Water
  • Federalist Society


  • Stetson University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013) 
  • The Catholic University of America (B.A., magna cum laude, 2005) 
    • Captain, ACHA ice hockey team
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
  • Judge James D. Whittemore, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


  • Term Judicial Clerk, The Honorable James D. Whittemore, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida (2018)
  • Avesta, Tampa, FL
    • Attorney-Director of People Development (2016-2018)
    • Attorney-Director of Compliance (2015-2016)
  • Associate Attorney- Litigation, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP, Tampa, FL (2013-2015)


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