Bradenton-Sarasota-St. Petersburg, FL – Matthew D. Westerman, Principal at Blalock Walters, P.A. and lead attorney at Blalock Walters’ St. Petersburg office, has been selected to participate in Leadership St. Pete, one of the oldest leadership programs in America. Westerman is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar and represents clients in virtually every aspect of the employer-employee relationship.
Leadership St. Pete is an intensive, interactive, six-month experience designed to promote and enhance community leadership through an in-depth introduction to social, economic, business and political issues in the St. Petersburg area. The mission of Leadership St. Pete is to identify, recruit and develop leaders who represent the diversity of our community and who will assume future leadership roles in the Chamber and other community organizations.
Westerman has significant experience defending employers in sexual harassment, employment discrimination, and retaliation and wage-hour litigation matters. He represents clients before federal, state and local administrative agencies, assists companies with day-to-day employee relations issues, and provides guidance on regulatory compliance. In addition, he represents both businesses and individuals in immigration and naturalization matters. Westerman is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice, regional law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. As one of the largest law firms in the area with over 20 attorneys, it serves a wide range of clients in diverse industries. Throughout its more than 90-year history the firm has been a trusted advisor in resolving the legal needs of individuals, leading businesses and other institutions throughout the Southwest Florida and beyond. Blalock Walters’ offices are located in Bradenton, Sarasota, and St. Petersburg, Florida. For more information, please visit www.blalockwalters.com.