Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – The partners at Fisher Phillips re-elected Charles Caulkins to the firm’s Management Committee. Caulkins began his fourth three-year term on June 1, 2016. Fisher Phillips is one of the largest labor and employment law firms in the United States. With 350 lawyers and the addition of several new offices, the Firm has experienced rapid growth in the past few years.
Caulkins joins John Polson and Roger Quillen on the Management Committee, which serves as a board of directors for the 32-office labor and employment law firm. Quillen was re-elected as chairman of the Management Committee. Caulkins said: “It is once again a pleasure and an honor to serve on the firm’s Management Committee. I am grateful to my colleagues for putting their trust in me and I look forward to continuing Fisher Phillips’ growth throughout the nation and maintaining our stellar reputation for dedication to our clients.”
Since 1977, Mr. Caulkins 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 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 is a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, was the 2006 Chairman of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, and was a founding member and past President of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys. He was honored with the 2011 Chair’s Award by the Florida Chamber of Commerce for his outstanding leadership as a member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. He is also Chair of the Broward Workshop.
For his extensive work in labor and employment law, Caulkins is “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers since 2002, in The Best Lawyers in America since 2006, as well as in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine since 2007. He was also recognized by Human Resource Executive Magazine in its list of the “Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys.”
He is admitted to the Bars of Florida, South Carolina and Kansas. He earned his LL.M. in Labor Law from New York University School of Law, his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law, and a B.A. from Monmouth College.
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