Denise L. Wheeler Selected to Human Resource Executives' 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys List 2014

Date   Jul 8, 2014

FordHarrison LLP is pleased to announce that Denise L. Wheeler, a Partner in the firm's Fort Myers, FL office, has been named to "The Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys – Up-and-Comers"  List by Human Resource Executive (HRE) and Lawdragon. The "Up-and-Comers" list highlights the top 40 employment and labor law attorneys most likely to make the top 100 and specialty lists in the near future.

"The Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" List is in its seventh year. The selection process was performed with online balloting, submissions, and editorial and peer review by more than 75,000 top-ranking human resource executives, along with Lawdragon and HRE. Criteria for consideration included recent headline clients or cases, leadership, affiliations and associations in peer-selected organizations and noteworthy publications and speaking circuits.

Denise is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar and focuses her practice on representing employers in all types of employment law issues. She has extensive experience in defending employers in lawsuits brought by employees in both state and federal courts involving discrimination laws, employment contracts, wage and hour claims, non-compete issues, wrongful termination, retaliation, whistle blower, employee benefits, union and collective bargaining issues, OSHA, minimum wage and overtime claims, and general personnel matters. Denise also counsels management in preventive measures, handbooks and policies, liability avoidance, documentation and employee discipline advice, investigations, training, and compliance with federal, state and local employment laws.