James M. Craig - Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

James M. Craig

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 813-222-1354

Jim Craig has practiced management-side labor and employment law for more than 30 years. Jim has extensive experience in advising public sector and private employer clients in all aspects and stages of the employment relationship, including traditional labor relations law, representation and unfair labor practice cases, collective bargaining, drafting and review of hiring procedures, application documents, including immigration law compliance, and contracts, drafting review and training in employment law handbooks and policies, advice to employers regarding affirmative action plans and OFCCP audits; advising as to leave and disciplinary policies and pragmatic risk analysis of termination decisions; efficient management of, and representation in, all phases of litigation, including case budgeting, responding to administrative agencies, civil service hearings, grievances, discovery, mediation, arbitration, jury trial, and appeals.  

Jim has authored numerous articles and frequently speaks to bar, community and civic organizations on labor and employment law topics.

Duke UniversityAB 1983University of FloridaJ.D. 1986
Tampa Bay Builders AssociationFlorida Home Builders AssociationTemple Terrace Golf and Country ClubLabor and Employment Law Certification Committee Federal Court Practice Committee, The Florida BarLabor and Employment Law Section, The Florida BarThe Florida Bar

Office Location

100 North Tampa Street, Suite 3350
Tampa, FL 33602-5832
United States


Practice Areas

Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment