TAMPA (August 31, 2016) – Fisher Phillips announced that a partner in each of its three Florida offices has been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America 2017®. The prestigious designation is a testament to the level of respect from peers and the excellent reputation of Fisher Phillips attorneys in its Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando offices.
Steven Bernstein, managing partner of the firm’s Tampa office, was named Lawyer of the Year, Labor Law-Management for the Tampa region.
Bernstein has maintained a traditional labor practice for 26 years, representing employers throughout the United States in both state and federal courts. He advises clients on union-related matters and compliance with various wage and hour regulations, including the National Labor Relations Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. He also devotes a significant portion of his practice to the implementation of preventive employee relations programs that include supervisory training and effective human resources policies and practices. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2011.
Additionally, Charles Caulkins, partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, was named Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law-Management in Fort Lauderdale. Caulkins has been in Best Lawyers for more than 10 years.
Jeffrey Mandel, managing partner of the firm’s Orlando office, was named Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law-Management in Orlando. He has made the Best Lawyers list 15 years in a row.
The attorneys at Fisher Phillips specialize in labor and employment law, labor and employment litigation, employee benefits law, or immigration law, representing 26 regional offices.
In all, 11 attorneys from Florida were selected by their peers for inclusion in the most recent edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
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About Fisher Phillips (www.fisherphillips.com)
Fisher Phillips attorneys are ready to help you take a stand: in court, with employees and unions, or with competitors. Fisher Phillips has the experience and resolve to back you up. That’s why some of the savviest employers come to the firm to handle their toughest labor and employment cases.
The firm has more than 350 attorneys in 33 offices. In addition to the Tampa office, the offices are in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Gulfport, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
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