Justin Dixon is a Jacksonville trial lawyer who represents a wide variety of clients, with an emphasis in trade secret and restrictive covenant litigation, consumer finance litigation and complex business disputes. As a litigator, Mr. Dixon's practice has taken him to state and federal courts throughout the country, including Florida, New York, California, Washington and Texas.
Mr. Dixon routinely defends banks, auto finance companies and mortgage servicers on a variety of consumer protection-related matters. This includes claims brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).
In addition, Mr. Dixon pursues and defends trade secret and noncompete violation claims. To date, he has successfully defended clients in "bet the company" litigation involving these matters, and has assisted his clients in defeating abusive and harassing trade secret and noncompete claims, which sought to hinder lawful competition.
Mr. Dixon is also intimately familiar with the needs of corporate in-house litigation departments, as he has served as a secondee in a global investment bank's North American regulatory and litigation department. In that role, Mr. Dixon helped oversee securities- and financial-related litigation, as well as regulatory proceedings and investigations involving regulators such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Mr. Dixon's recent representative matters include:
Together with his diverse litigation practice, Mr. Dixon is active in community service and pro bono initiatives at Holland & Knight. For 2019, Mr. Dixon chaired the firm's annual 9/11 Day of Service project.
Before joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Dixon was an Assistant State Attorney in Jacksonville, Florida. Assigned to the Special Assault and Homicide Divisions, Mr. Dixon gained valuable trial experience and took part in more than 20 jury trials.
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