Bill Grob focuses his practice exclusively in labor and employment law representing management. He has trial and arbitration experience in a variety of labor and employment matters. Much of Bill's practice involves enforcing and defending non-compete covenants, litigating traditional employment issues and representing schools and educational institutions. He has also been a featured speaker at numerous employment and education law-related seminars for managers and organizations throughout Florida and the Southeast. Prior to joining Ford & Harrison, he was an attorney in the Orlando and Tampa offices of Fisher & Phillips LLP.
Bill has appeared before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, defending employers in a number of discrimination claims. He is a member of the State Bars of Florida and Georgia, and is admitted to practice in all Florida state and federal courts, Georgia state and federal courts, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Bill has served as a Member of the Board of Trustees for the Polk Theatre in Lakeland, Florida for five years.
Before entering law school, Bill worked in human resource management for approximately five years. During law school, he served as a law clerk for the Georgia Supreme Court and Georgia Court of Appeals, and he worked in the labor and employment section of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services Regional Office of General Counsel in Atlanta. He also published an article in the Georgia State University Law Review entitled "Access Denied: Prohibiting Home-Schooled Students from Participating in Public-School Athletics and Activities," 16 GA. ST. L. REV. 823 (2000) and was the Assistant Legislative Editor of the Georgia State Law Review.
Georgia State University College of Law
J.D., cum laude, 2000
University of South Florida
University of Florida
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