Authors

Jennifer Fowler-HermesJennifer Fowler-Hermes is a board certified expert in labor and employment law. She is also a Florida Supreme Court certified circuit mediator. She represents private, public, for-profit, and not-for-profit employers in a wide range of matters. Jennifer not only represents both large and small employers in litigation matters, but she also assists employers in managing risks to avoid litigation. She can be contacted at jfowler-hermes@williamsparker.com.

Lindsey DunnLindsey L. Dunn focuses on labor and employment law. She litigates employment law claims in state and federal courts, including claims arising under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, Florida Civil Rights Act, whistleblower/retaliation laws, and employment law torts. Lindsey can be contacted at ldunn@williamsparker.com.

 

Gail E. FarbGail Farb has extensive experience in the area of labor and employment law. She advises management clients regarding preventive measures in employment matters, including federal and state discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, FMLA, NLRA, restrictive covenants, and whistleblower laws. She also defends single-plaintiff cases and collective actions in administrative, state, and federal court proceedings. Gail can be contacted at gfarb@williamsparker.com.

John M. HamentJohn Hament is a board certified specialist in labor and employment law. He focuses exclusively on advising and representing private- and public-sector employers in virtually all industries, in matters and litigation relating to discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour law, discipline, discharge, restrictive covenants, severance agreements, personnel policies, union collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, mediations, union organizing campaigns, unfair labor practices, strikes, internal investigations, and OSHA. John regularly defends employers in administrative, state, and federal court proceedings. John can be contacted at jhament@williamsparker.com.

Kimberly Page WalkerKim Walker is a board certified expert in labor and employment law and chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment practice. She represents employers, including private, public, for profit, and not-for-profit entities, in employee-related litigation and provides practical, effective risk management advice. Kim can be contacted at kwalker@williamsparker.com.

 

Ryan P. Portugal has experience assisting employers with a wide range of employment law matters. He provides support with claims before both state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Department of Labor, and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. Ryan can be contacted at rportugal@williamsparker.com.