James W. Seegers

Staff Attorney

Orlando
T 407.649.4023  |  F 407.841.0168

James Seegers, who is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Florida Bar Association, advises and represents private- and public-sector management clients in connection with employment and labor law matters. With significant experience assisting employers, James is a frequent lecturer on topics of interest, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), Florida Ethics Law, and best employment practices, and has appeared on national and local television to discuss employment law issues.

Select Experience

  • Defended nationwide trucking company against claims of racial discrimination and harassment in class action. Resulted in favor of client.
  • Represented major airport in defeating union organizing attempt. Resulted in favor of client.
  • Represented large transportation company in defeat of union organization. Resulted in favor of client.
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Experience

  • Defended nationwide trucking company against claims of racial discrimination and harassment in class action. Resulted in favor of client.
  • Represented major airport in defeating union organizing attempt. Resulted in favor of client.
  • Represented large transportation company in defeat of union organization. Resulted in favor of client.
  • Represented large nationwide hospitality company in OSHA matter. Resulted in dismissal of several willful violations. Resulted in favor of client.
  • Represented large nationwide power company in breach of fiduciary duty action against president of subsidiary. Resulted in favor of client.
  • Represented outsourced construction, maintenance, and technology services provider in action brought against former employee who was a fiduciary. Defendant had left company to form competing business and recruited several employees and solicited clients and customers. Matter settled in favor of client.

Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Osceola County Bar Association

Community

  • Rotary Club of Celebration: Past President
  • Boy Scouts of America Central Florida Council: Board of Directors
    • Troop 125 Leadership Committee
  • USO Orlando: Board of Directors

Services

Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1997
  • Florida, 1997

Education

  • J.D., The Florida State University College of Law, 1997, magna cum laude
  • B.S., Birmingham-Southern College, 1984