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Theresa M. Gallion

Partner, Tampa
Tampa
t: 813.769.7510
f: 813.769.7501

Overview

Theresa Gallion is a partner in the Tampa office and the founding partner of the Tampa and Orlando offices. During her 30 years of practice as a labor and employment attorney, she has represented clients in a wide variety of industries, with particular emphasis on colleges and universities, hospitality, healthcare, telecommunications, and retail.

Theresa specializes in complex employment litigation, working in tandem with clients to determine the most appropriate path to take a case or matter to successful resolution. She has obtained countless dismissals via motions for summary judgment or other dispositive motions, thereby avoiding trial and additional cost for clients. She is also adept at early resolution of class and collective actions, thereby aiding clients to avoid the catastrophic cost inherent in such cases.

Theresa is one of the firm's most experienced trial lawyers, having successfully tried over 40 jury trials in employment cases. She specializes in complex and collective actions.

In addition, a substantial portion of her practice is devoted to management training on such topics as equal employment opportunity, diversity, and management skills.

Theresa is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been included in Florida Super Lawyer since 2007.

She has also been listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2004 and in The Best Lawyers in America since 2006.

Experience

Experience

Theresa specializes in complex employment litigation, working in tandem with clients to determine the most appropriate path to take a case or matter to successful resolution. She has obtained countless dismissals via motions for summary judgment or other dispositive motions, thereby avoiding trial and additional cost for clients. She is also adept at early resolution of class and collective actions, thereby aiding clients to avoid the catastrophic cost inherent in such cases.

Reported Cases

  • Williams v. Apalachee Center, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 3704 (11th Cir. 2009)
  • Hildebrandt v. Hyatt Corp., 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 24972 (6th Cir. 2005)
  • McNely v. Ocala Star-Banner Corporation, 99 F.3d 1068 (11th Cir. 1996)
  • Wingfield v. South University,  2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59132 (M.D. Fla. 2010)
  • EEOC v. Papin, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13862 (M.D. Fla. 2010); 106 Fair Empl. Prac. Cases (BNA) 1854
  • Johnson v. ACT Corp.,  2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22393 (M.D. Fla. 2008)
  • Darity v. Mega Life & Health, 541 F.Supp.2d 1360 (N.D. Ga. 2008)
  • Westbrook v. GES Exposition Svcs., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91398 (D.C. Nev. 2007)
  • Rangel v. Sears, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83729 (S.D. Ind. 2006)
  • Aylward v Hyatt Corp., 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16218 (E.D. Ill. 2005)
  • North American Products Corp. v. Moore, 196 F.Supp.2d 1217 (M.D. Fla. 2002)
  • Christou v. Hyatt Regency O'Hare, 996 F.Supp. 811 (N.D. Il. 1998)

Honors & Leadership

Community Activities

  • Board Member,  Louisiana State University: Alumni Association, Tiger Athletic Foundation

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