Fisher Phillips Partner Charles Caulkins Named to Distinguished Leaders List by Daily Business Review
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (May 31, 2018) – Fisher Phillips Partner Charles Caulkins has been named to the Daily Business Review’s list of Distinguished Leaders in its annual Professional Excellence Awards. The awards recognize exemplary work by attorneys in the legal profession and the community.
In the Distinguished Leaders category, the honorees have demonstrated clear leadership skills that helped them achieve impressive results, whether in law firm management, litigation, corporate law, transactions or public service. Charles, along with other award winners, will be honored at a ceremony on May 30th.
Charles is no stranger to legal honors. He has been named to Human Resource Executive’s “Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” every year since 2010. He is also 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 serves on Fisher Phillips’ national Management Committee. Since 1977, Charles has represented employers nationally in labor and employment law matters. He advises 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 on union-related matters. 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, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other statutory claims.
Charles is a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce and has served as Chair of the Broward Workshop, a local CEO group. He is also a founding member and past President of the Academy of Florida Management 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.