G. THOMAS HARPER
Mr. Harper has practiced
in Labor Relations and Employment Law for over 30 years. He is Board
Certified by the Florida Bar in Labor and Employment Law.
He is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a
Circuit Court Circuit Civil and Appellate Mediator.
Mr. Harper represents a diverse
group of companies in a broad range of employment and labor
issues. He counsels clients concerning the FMLA, the ADA,
the ADEA, and sexual harassment. He has litigation experience
in a wide variety and number of cases, including numerous
jury and non-jury trials before federal and state courts
and administrative agencies.
Mr. Harper has been selected
in The Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward/White
for the past 14 years (1995-2011). In July, 2005, Mr. Harper was
listed in Florida Monthly magazine as one of the top lawyers
in Florida in Labor and Employment Law. In 2012, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine named Mr. Harper as one of the top lawyers in Florida.
has also served as an expert witness on employment law issues
in federal court in Florida.
He has been involved in over 200 union-organizing attempts, union elections, de-certifications, contract negotiations, and strikes. He presents seminars for clients and employer associations on all aspects of labor and employment law.
Harper has conducted supervisor training on such diverse
topics as National Labor Relations Act Compliance, sexual
harassment, the ADA, and the FMLA. He is currently
on staff at the University of North Florida, Division of
Continuing Education, as an Adjunct Professor teaching
labor and employment compliance to business owners, managers
and supervisors. Mr.
Harper has successfully handled the following: