OUR PEOPLE

Loren Beer provides comprehensive labor and employment law counsel to clients of all sizes, from Fortune 500 corporations to mid-market companies to entrepreneurial start-ups.

She represents these companies in a variety of industries, including health care, corrections, banking, hospitality and retail. Loren's broad range of experience includes representation of employers in administrative proceedings, federal and state court litigation, union arbitrations, and alternative resolution dispute settings. She concentrates her practice on defending employers in discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour, workers' compensation retaliation and contract dispute litigation. Loren also assists her clients with workplace investigations, and provides counseling on various topics including discharge and discipline, accommodation requirements, employee handbooks and employment agreements.

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Loren served as an associate at a large Florida-based general practice firm.  During law school, she was awarded the Outstanding Local Government Law School Student Award by The Florida Bar and earned book awards in Adversary Systems, Legal Drafting, Land Use & Planning, and European Union Business Law.  Upon graduation, Loren was appointed Order of the Coif. 

Representative Experience
  • Successfully obtained dismissal of disability discrimination claim and FMLA retaliation claim on a Motion for Summary Judgment for a state-wide hospital system.
  • Successfully obtained dismissal of disability discrimination claim on a Motion for Summary Judgment for a national grocery chain. 
  • Successfully obtained dismissal of gender discrimination claim on a Motion for Summary Judgment for a national correctional facility. 
  • Successfully obtained dismissal of gender discrimination claim on a Motion to Dismiss for a national lending services company. 
  • Provided California-specific harassment and anti-bribery training to supervisors for a large multinational entertainment corporation. 
  • Successfully represented clients before the EEOC and state and local human rights commissions in multiple charges of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, including on-site investigations.
  • Per Florida Bar rules, information on litigation and other legal successes has not been disclosed but is available upon request.
Honors & Awards
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association Leadership Institute, Graduate