The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce has selected Steve Bernstein, partner in the Tampa office of Fisher & Phillips LLP, to serve on the organization’s Executive Committee as Legal Counsel. His term begins January 1, 2013.
In the volunteer position, Bernstein will counsel the Chamber’s leadership on legal matters and regulations, and ensure compliance with the organization’s bylaws. As a member of the Executive Committee, he will oversee Chamber activities, determine strategic priorities, and provide guidance to the growing organization.
Bernstein has more than 20 years of experience as a labor and employment attorney. He represents employers nationally in state and federal courts, and before the National Labor Relations Board, U.S. Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other agencies. Bernstein has played a primary role in advising employers in representation cases, unfair labor practice charges, corporate campaigns, collective bargaining, and economic work stoppages.
Actively involved in the community, Bernstein is a member of Board of Fellows at The University of Tampa, Center for Autism-Related Disabilities and Academy of Florida Management Attorneys. He previously served on the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors and as chair of the 2012 Benchmarking Visit to Baltimore.
The new Executive Committee members and Board of Directors were recognized at the organization’s Annual Meeting on December 13, 2012 at Tampa Convention Center. Bernstein’s term begins January 1, 2013.
The complete list of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Committee members and Board of Directors can be viewed at TampaChamber.com/ci_board.asp.
About Fisher & Phillips LLP
Fisher & Phillips LLP represents employers nationally in labor, employment, civil rights, employee benefits and immigration matters. The firm has more than 275 attorneys in 27 offices. Founded in 1943, it is one of the first U.S. law firms to concentrate its practice exclusively upon representation of employers in labor and employment matters. In addition to the Tampa office, the firm has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, ME, Portland, OR, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.