FordHarrison Continues to Expand Melbourne Office – W. Russell Hamilton Joins Firm as ‘Of Counsel'

Date   Aug 6, 2013

FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, announces the addition of W. Russell Hamilton as Of Counsel in the firm's Melbourne office. 

Russell Hamilton concentrates his practice on representing employers, employer associations and employee benefit plans and fiduciaries in labor, employment, and employee benefits and withdrawal liability matters. He has extensive trial experience and counsels employers on compliance with the full array of equal employment opportunity laws, wage and hour laws, WARN, USERRA, Sarbanes-Oxley, FMLA, GINA and COBRA and has defended employers in litigation of matters in those areas.

Prior to relocating and joining FordHarrison, Russell was a partner in the labor and employment practice group of a national multi-practice law firm, and, then, a shareholder in a large, Florida-based general services law firm.

"We are very excited to welcome Russ to both our office and to the firm," said Andy Hament, managing partner of FordHarrison's Melbourne office. "Russell is one of the most preeminent labor and employment lawyers in Florida. His extensive knowledge of employee benefit matters and vast labor relations experience will make his an excellent addition to the FordHarrison family."