James W. Seegers

Counsel

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 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the 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 a nationwide trucking company against claims of racial discrimination and harassment in a class action. Resulted in favor of the client.
  • Represented a major airport in defeating a union organizing attempt. Resulted in favor of the client.
  • Represented a large transportation company in the defeat of a union organization. Resulted in favor of the client.
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Experience

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

Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Osceola County Bar Association
  • Academy of Florida Management Attorneys (AFMA)

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