Gregory A. Hearing

Gregory A. Hearing


GrayRobinson, P.A.

Recognized since 2006

Tampa, Florida

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Labor and Employment
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Greg has focused his law practice on management labor and employment for his entire career. He represents local and national management clients in a variety of matters before courts, arbitrators, and state and federal administrative agencies.

Greg became Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar the year the board certification became available. He is also Board Certified in Civil Trial as well as Education Law by The Florida Bar. He has earned an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, is recognized as a member of the Hall of Fame in Florida’s “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine and has been named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Florida by Super Lawyers several times. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America publication since 2006 and was named their Lawyer of the Year for Management Labor and Employment Law in Tampa in 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2017. In November 2011, Greg was appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to a 5-year term as a member of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners and served as its Vice-Chair and Chair in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Greg serves on the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar and served as its Chair in 2011-2012.

Greg was inducted into the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers as a Fellow in 2011 and serves as Chair of its Eleventh Circuit Credentials Committee. Greg is a frequent lecturer and has authored many papers on labor and employment related topics.

As an active member of the community, Greg is involved in many civic endeavors. He serves as a Trustee of The University of the South, where he attended undergraduate school. He is also a current member of the St. John’s Episcopal Day School Board of Trustees and has been Vice Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida (Labor & Employment) since 1991.

Location

  • 401 East Jackson Street, Suite 2700
    P.O. Box 3324
    Tampa, FL 33601-3324

Education

  • Florida State University , J.D., graduated 1989
  • Sewanee-The University of the South, B.A., graduated 1986

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, Florida

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Fellow
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Gulf Coast Chapter - General Counsel
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay - Chair, 2012-2014
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers - Fellow, Chair of Eleventh Circuit Credentials Committee 2018 and 2019
  • Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida - Vice-Chancellor, 1991-present
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel - Member, 2018-present
  • Florida Board of Bar Examiners - Member, 2011-2016
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association - Labor and Employment Section, Chair, 1997-1998
  • Kiwanis Club of Tampa Bay - Member, 1990-present
  • Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar - Executive Council, 2001-present
  • St. John's Episcopal Day School Board of Directors - Chair, 2009-2010, Member, 2012-present
  • The University of the South - Trustee, 2012-2015
  • United Way - Member
  • YMCA of Greater Tampa - Volunteer Coach

Court Admissions

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

GrayRobinson, P.A.
Headquarters: Orlando, Florida

101 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

16 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Labor and Employment

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Tampa (2023)
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Tampa (2021)
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Tampa (2017)
  • Employment Law - Management, Tampa (2016)
  • Labor Law - Management, Tampa (2013)
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Tampa (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Special Focus

  • Civil Rights
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • COVID-19
  • Defense
  • Disability
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Litigation
  • Management
  • State and Federal
  • Whistleblowers

Awards:

  • Chambers USA, Labor & Employment
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, Hall of Fame, 2005-2011, 2013-2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2020Management Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year, 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2017
  • AV Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Big Brother of the Year, 1993 and 1997
  • Board Certified In Civil Trial by The Florida Bar, 2007-present
  • Board Certified in Education Law by The Florida Bar, 2012-present
  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar, 2001-present
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2019, Top 100 Attorneys in Florida

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