Fisher Phillips Managing Partner Roger Quillen and Partner Charles Caulkins Named to ‘Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys'
ATLANTA, GA (June 16, 2012) - Fisher Phillips Managing Partner Roger Quillen and Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Charles Caulkins have been named to "The Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" in the United States by Human Resource Executive magazine. Human Resource Executive magazine compiled the list of influential employment attorneys on the basis of curriculum-vitae analyses, evaluations by clients and peers, and reporting by the staff of Lawdragon, a Los Angeles-based news and networking site for lawyers and clients.
This marks the fourth consecutive year that Quillen has been included on this prestigious list and the third consecutive year that Caulkins has been on the list.
Quillen joined Fisher Phillips in 1980 and has served on the firm's Management Committee since 1997. He has been the firm's chairman and managing partner since 1999. Under his leadership, the Atlanta-based firm has expanded to 275 attorneys in 27 offices across the United States. His practice involves litigation covering a wide range of employment discrimination issues, employee welfare benefit plans, the Railway Labor Act and issues arising before the National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. His area of special emphasis is in federal appellate litigation.
Charles Caulkins serves on the firm's management committee and is the Managing Partner of the Fort Lauderdale office. He has represented employers nationally in labor and employment law matters since 1977. 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, a founding member and past President of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys and was the 2006 Chairman of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.