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6 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by GrayRobinson, PA

GrayRobinson represents/provides legal options to a broad base of public and private (profit and non-profit) employers in all employment-related matters regarding litigation before agencies and in federal and state courts; arbitration; mediation; government audits; the prevention of legal disputes, compliance and contractual disputes; mergers and acquisitions; and internal issues. Such representation concerns all employment-related laws, including all discrimination and retaliation matters under federal and state laws; the ADA (including accessibility matters); federal and state wage and hour claims (including collective actions); FMLA; WARN Act; OSHA; FCRA; restrictive covenants; trade secrets; private and public whistleblower claims; and employment tort claims. We also prepare contracts, handbooks, policies, and provide internal HR audits and training.

The firm is nationally recognized in providing advice regarding traditional labor law matters on behalf of employers throughout the U.S. We provide training to employers to avoid or obtain a union-free workplace. In addition, we represent employers in union elections under the NLRB and PERC; unfair labor practice litigation, collective bargaining and arbitrations.

GrayRobinson leverages its capabilities through participating as a member of the Employment Law Alliance, a select group of highly respected, broad-based law firms that are capable of servicing virtually every legal need for their clients across the globe.

Chambers Review

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Labor & Employment - Florida
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What the team is known for

GrayRobinson is an established employer-focused practice that advises clients on the full spectrum of labor and employment matters. Expertise covers discrimination, retaliation and noncompetition matters. Represents both public and private sector clients, with notable experience in the healthcare and education sectors. Statewide geographical reach with offices throughout Florida. Provides industry education and updates on changes and developments within the labor and employment sector.

Work Highlights

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  • GrayRobinson continued to act for Facebook in a claim for alleged negligent exercise of retained control, negligent provision of unsafe equipment and violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Notable Practitioners

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Thomas M Gonzalez
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Thomas M Gonzalez
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Senior Statespeople

Thomas Gonzalez is a seasoned labor and employment lawyer with particular strength in contentious matters.
"Thomas has a reputation for beinga hard-working attorney."

Marlene Quintana
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Marlene Quintana
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Marlene Quintana is an experienced labor and employment litigator, with strength in Title VII, ADA, FLSA and FMLA matters. She draws praise for her experience as a mediator.
"Marlene Quintana is the best labor and employment mediator in South Florida. She is smart, personable and incredibly effective." "Marlene has a deep understanding of all facets of employment law and brings years of experience to bear in developing winning strategies."

Gregory A Hearing
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Gregory A Hearing
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Gregory Hearing is a highly esteemed lawyer with a wealth of experience in traditional labor matters, including labor arbitrations.
"Gregory Hearing is a highly qualified lawyer who is always prepared." "Gregory is a strong trial lawyer who's able to translate esoteric employment claims into compelling and persuasive stories for juries."

Susan Spradley
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Susan Spradley
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Band 3

Susan Spradley is noted for her deft handling of a wide range of contentious labor and employment issues, including discrimination cases.
"Susan is excellent. She is very well-researched and is able to provide great advice on various matters. She's available, dedicated and extremely knowledgeable."

Sacha Dyson
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Sacha Dyson
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Band 4

Sacha Dyson regularly represents employers in contentious matters involving allegations of discrimination, retaliation and sexual harassment.
"Sacha Dyson is intelligent and tenacious in her representation. She is very personable and she also keeps us well informed about cases." "She is an excellent communicator and easy to work with on all matters."

Deborah L La Fleur
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Deborah L La Fleur
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Band 4

Deborah La Fleur undertakes a wide array of employment disputes on behalf of employers.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Florida

Labor & Employment

Thomas M Gonzalez
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Thomas M Gonzalez
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Senior Statespeople
Gregory A Hearing
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Gregory A Hearing
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Band 2
Susan Spradley
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Susan Spradley
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Band 3
Deborah L La Fleur
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Deborah L La Fleur
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Band 4
Sacha Dyson
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Sacha Dyson
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Band 4
Labor & Employment: Mediators

Marlene Quintana
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Marlene Quintana
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Band 1

Members

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Anastasia Protopapadakis

Benjamin W Bard

Charles J Thomas

Craig F Novick

Fabian Ruiz

Kevin M Sullivan

Kristie Hatcher-Bolin

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Marlene Quintana

Head of Department

Matthew A Bowles

Natasha Khoyi

Sacha Dyson

Sarah P Reiner

Stephanie Marchman

Thomas Loffredo

Thomasina Moore

William H Andrews

Clients

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Abbott Labs

Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery

Bisk Education, Inc.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.

Career Source

City of Bradenton

City of Clearwater

City of Groveland, Florida

City of Miami

City of Sarasota

City of Tampa

Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Inc.

Cox Enterprises

Eckerd College

Excelis Medical Associates

Facebook

Florida College

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fox Sports Net

Health First

Hillsborough County

Home Depot

Interlachen Country Club

LiveTrends Design Group, LLC

McKesson

Orange County, Florida

Port Tampa Bay

Seminole State College

Shands Hospital

Star Distribution

Summit Care II, Inc.

Tampa Electric Company

Tampa General Hospital

Town of Howey-in-the-Hills

Town of Windermere

Twentieth Century Fox

University of South Florida

University of Tampa

Verizon

Verizon Wireless

Walgreen Co.

Werner Transportation

Wycliffe USA

Zoo Tampa

Industries

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Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Commercial and Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Education

Financial Services

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Religious Organizations

Restaurants

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Telecommunications & Media

Transportation

Utilities