Tom focuses his practice on counseling and representing employers in all areas of labor and employment law. He defends employers against claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, ERISA and the Florida Civil Rights Act. He has extensive experience representing unionized employers on labor law matters.
His practice also involves defending employers against tort claims such as invasion of privacy, negligent retention, defamation and the intentional infliction of emotional distress. Tom practices before federal and state courts and administrative agencies throughout the United States.
Master of the Bench, Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Jacksonville, 2015
Board of Trustees, Girls, Inc. of Jacksonville
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law - Management, Woodward/White, Inc., 2019
Named to "Florida Super Lawyers," Employment Litigation: Defense, Employment & Labor, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2007, 2009-2013, 2016-2018
AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2010