Fisher & Phillips Partner Charles Caulkins Again Named to ‘Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys’

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Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Fisher & Phillips LLP Partner Charles Caulkins has been named to “The Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” by Human Resource Executive magazine for 2015. Caulkins has been included in this prestigious list every year since 2010.

Human Resource Executive magazine compiled the list of influential employment attorneys on the basis of curriculum-vitae analyses, evaluations by clients and peers, and reporting by the staff of Lawdragon, a Los Angeles-based news and networking site for lawyers and clients.

Caulkins serves on Fisher & Phillips’ national Management Committee. Since 1977, he has represented employers nationally in labor and employment law matters. This includes advising employers on the development and implementation of preventive labor relations programs to avoid charges and lawsuits, protect trade secrets, and resolve disputes. He regularly counsels employers during union representation elections, decertifications, corporate campaigns, collective bargaining negotiations, strikes, and lockouts. He also handles employment-related litigation and arbitrations before state and federal courts and administrative agencies involving claims of discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, OSHA and other statutory claims.

Caulkins serves as chair of the Broward Workshop, a private, non-partisan business organization of Broward County CEOs. He is a member of the board of directors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, a founding member and past president of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys and was the 2006 chair of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

Caulkins is “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was recognized as a South Florida Top Lawyer by South Florida Legal Guide. He has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine for his work in labor and employment law. He has also been listed for many years in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers. Caulkins received his law degree from Creighton University School of Law, an LL.M. in Labor Law from New York University School of Law and received his Bachelor of Arts from Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois.

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