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Jackson Lewis Adds Gail Golman Holtzman in Tampa

TAMPA, FL (January 7, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that Gail Golman Holtzman has joined the firm’s Tampa office as Principal.  Ms. Holtzman, who previously led the Labor and Employment Practice Group at Kass Shuler, P.A., has more than three decades of experience representing employers in a broad range of federal and state labor and employment claims.

“I could not be more pleased to welcome Gail to our growing Tampa team,” said Laura E. Prather, Tampa Office Managing Principal. “She contributes a deep understanding of how to best navigate the complex legal and business challenges facing our clients on a daily basis, and I am excited to add such an accomplished, well-regarded practitioner to our office.”

Ms. Holtzman, who is AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell™ and has been recognized in Florida Super Lawyers each year since its inception, has experience defending claims including those alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation/whistleblowing, wage/hour, breach of contract and those involving restrictive covenants and business torts.  She is certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Civil Mediator and actively serves as a county court contract mediator.  In addition, she has been selected by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell as a 2013, 2014, 2015 “Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law.”

Ms. Holtzman has served on the governing Council of the American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, since 2011 and was recently elected Section Chair-Elect.  She will become Section Chair in August 2016.  Previously, Ms. Holtzman served as Co-Chair of the Section’s Third Annual National CLE Conference and as Employer Co-Chair of the Committee on Employment Rights and Responsibilities.  In addition, she has been actively involved in the Section’s Committee on Diversity in the Legal Profession and frequently participates as a speaker in ABA programs and seminars.  She is the author of a number of labor and employment publications, including co-author of the Employment Arbitration treatise.

An elected fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the American Bar Foundation, Ms. Holtzman is admitted to practice in Florida and Washington, D.C. She received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Illinois and her J.D. from The National Law Center, George Washington University where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the “Commercial Protection Reporting Service: State Law Affecting Business and the Consumer” newsletter.

Jackson Lewis’ Tampa office can be reached at 813-512-3210.

 

About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms and practices in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific Region.

Additional information about the firm can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.

 

For more information about Jackson Lewis, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Jackson Lewis

T: (267) 319-7803

E: HammL@jacksonlewis.com

 

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Gail Golman Holtzman

Gail Golman Holtzman
Principal
Tampa

Laura E. Prather

Laura E. Prather
Office Managing Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Tampa