Fisher Phillips Partners Re-Elect Charles Caulkins to Management Committee
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (June 5, 2013) – The partners at Fisher Phillips re-elected Charles S. Caulkins to the firm’s Management Committee. Caulkins began his third three year term on June 1, 2013. With 280 lawyers and the addition of several new offices, the Firm has experienced rapid growth in the past few years.
Caulkins joins Thomas P. Rebel and Roger K. Quillen on the Management Committee, which serves as a board of directors for the 31-office labor and employment law firm. Quillen was re-elected as chairman of the Management Committee. Caulkins said: “I am honored to continue my service on the firm’s Management Committee, and for the opportunities it affords me to work with the firm’s attorneys across the country so we can continue our growth and exceptional client service.”
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 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 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.