Gregg Gerlach

Gregg Gerlach

Gregg Gerlach is a Florida and Texas labor relations and employment attorney.
  • Employment Law
  • Florida, Texas
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Located in Jacksonville and focused on employer-side cases, Gregg Gerlach is a Florida and Texas labor relations and employment attorney with over 30 years of experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, and he studied law at the University of Houston Law Center.

Before forming Gerlach Employment Law, he formed Harper Gerlach, PL. He practiced with Ford Harrison, LLC, as well as Bruckner & Sykes, LLP.

He has successfully defended a broad range of employers in both the federal and state courts. Gerlach concentrates his practice in the trial and arbitration of discrimination and sexual harassment claims, COBRA claims, contract and tort disputes, non-competition issues, and wage and hour matters. He is an EEOC attorney, handles non-compete lawsuits, and ADA cases.

University of Houston Law Center
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Gerlach Employment Law, PL
- Current | Board-Certified labor and Employment Law Attorney specializing in primarily employer-side negotiations, I have 25+ years of experience in the arenas I-9s, ADA, Handbook and Policies, Drug Testing, Executive Contracts, Non-competes, OSHA, FMLA, HR Audits, Investigations, Whistleblowers, Severances, EEOC, Harassment, Unemployment Claims, COBRA, Wage hour, Training, OFFCP, Government Contracting, RIFs, Hiring and Retention and Wrongful Termination.
Labor and Employment Attorney
Ford Harrison
A reputation for excellence must be earned every day. To achieve this goal, we champion five core principles as our promise to clients. We will make your job easier. We will know your business and needs. We will be proactive and accessible. We will manage your costs like our own. We will use our best resources to provide cost-effective, quality work product.
Co Chair, Human Resources Council
Associated Builders & Contractors - Florida First Coast Chapter
ABC's HR Council promotes education, understanding and greater proficiency in human resource management, including taking active measures to preserve the merit shop. Our lunchtime meetings are an opportunity for HR professionals, or those tasked with personnel responsibilities, to share best practices.
Employment Attorney & Managing Member
Harper Gerlach, PL
We work closely with Human Resource professionals and General Counsel to develop personnel policies that PREVENT employee disputes. We also listen to the problem on your desk today, and plan, with you, the best solution to PROTECT your interests. When the lawsuit or union campaign or demand for arbitration arrives at your doorstep, or when it becomes necessary to take the fight to your opponent, we zealously Defend or PROSECUTE the action for the best possible outcome.
Articles & Publications
Florida Employment Law Letter
BLR - Business & Legal Resources
Speaking Engagements
The Post-COVID workplace raises many questions for employers: How do you protect your business from possible COVID related liabilities? How do you protect the workplace from spreading the virus? Employees– work remotely or onsite? How does management lead and keep everyone productive? What new security issues are on HR’s plate? AND MANY MORE!
Wage & Hour Master Class, Courtyard Mariott Miami Downtown, Miami, FL
FMLA Master Class, Marriott Miami Downtown, Miami, FL
RECRUITING, REVVING & RELINQUISHING, Lunch 'n' Learn, Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
Employer Advocacy Group
Learn from the Employers Advocacy Group as they walk you through the 3 R’s, Recruiting, Revving & Relinquishing. We will address common employer scenarios, where members of the EAG worked with organizations to find, inspir and keep talent.
TURNING CULTURE INTO CASH, Lunch 'n' Learn, Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
Employer Advocacy Group
Do you want to harness your Company’s culture for greater profits? The Employer Advocacy Group wants to help turn your culture into more cash. The right kind of culture can improve employee performance, increase engagement, and accelerate productivity. Join us to learn about cultivating culture with your employees. We will combine our knowledge of employment law, human resources and business coaching to provide you with insights.
Florida Public Sector Labor Relations
The Florida Public Employer Labor Relations Association
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
15 years of Super Lawyer designation
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Legal Elite
Florida Trend Magazine
9.4 Rating
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar
- Current
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Texas State Bar
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
The Florida Bar
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State Bar of Texas
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Practice Area
Employment Law
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Gerlach Employment Law
Contact & Map
Gerlach Employment Law
6320 St Augustine Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Telephone: (904) 296-7000
Cell: (281) 788-4181
Fax: (904) 250-5654