Janet E. Wise

Janet E. Wise

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Tampa, FL

Sass Law Firm
 | 601 West Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33603
Phone: 813-251-5599
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee
Attorney Profile

Janet E. Wise, Esquire, obtained her law degree from Georgia State University College of Law in 1992 and graduated cum laude from Newberry College. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar and has been practicing in this area of law since 1992 and is admitted to The Florida Bar, the State Bar of Georgia, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, as well the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Janet Wise is a member of the Ethics and Sanctions Committee of the National Employment Lawyers Association and is a past co-chair of this committee (2008-2015).  Ms. Wise is also past President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (2007-2008) and was first selected as a Florida Super Lawyer in 2014.

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

About Janet Wise

Admitted: 1992, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.employmentlawtampa.com/janet-wise.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Superb 10.0 ranking, AVVO, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President - Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2007-2008; President-Elect - Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2006-2007; Director of Sanctions Committee - Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2004-2006; Co-Chair of Ethics and Sanctions Committee - National Employment Lawyers Association, 2008 to 2014t; Member -  Ethics and Sanctions Committee, National Employment Lawyers Association, since 2002; Member - The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section; Member - National Employment Lawyers Association, since 1992; Member - Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: Moderator, Ethics Tips from the Experts - Celebrating 30 Years of Employee Rights Advocacy, 2015 Annual Conference, National Employment Lawyers Association, June 2015; "Objection as to Form" - Obstructionist Conduct or an Exercise in Restraint? - 2015 MidWinter Conference, Labor and Employment Law Section, American Bar Association, March 2015; USERRA - 15th Labor and Employment Law  Annual Update and Certification Review, The Florida Bar, January 2015; USERRA - 14th Labor and Employment Law  Annual Update and Certification Review, The Florida Bar, January 2014; Internship Roundtable - Establishing a Winning Internship Program for the Company and Student: Legal Issues, Tampa Bay Technology Forum: Grow Tampa Bay Tech and the University of Tampa (Tampa, Florida), August 2013; Trial Advocacy: Obtaining Attorneys' Fees Practically & Ethically, Moderator - The Summit for Workers' Rights, 2013 Annual Convention, National Employment Lawyers Association (Denver, Colorado), June 2013; USERRA - 13th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review, The Florida Bar (Orlando, Florida), February 2013; Top Five Ethical Dilemmas Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers Face - Soaking Up the Sun: Employment Law Exposure in Florida, 2012 Florida NELA Annual Conference, Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association (St. Pete Beach, Florida), September 2012; USERRA - 12th Annual Labor and Employment Law Certification Review, The Florida Bar (Orlando, Florida), February 2012; Professionalism and Avoidance of Sanctions - Tips for Litigating Plaintiffs' Employment Cases, State Bar of Georgia (Atlanta, Georgia), October 2011; Maternal Wall Bias and Related Claims - Winter Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association (Lake Buena Vista, Florida), February 2010; NELA's Ethics Survival Kit: The Rules, Opinions & Decisions All NELA Members Should Have at Their Fingertips - National Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Convention, June 2009; The Care and Feeding of Witnesses - National Employment Lawyers Association, 2007; Who Can We Talk To? Ex Parte Communications and Ethical Concerns - Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2007; Motions for Sanctions in Federal Court - The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, 2006; The Ethical Conundrum: Sanctions Against Plaintiffs and Their Attorneys - National Employment Lawyers Association, 2006, Speaker, 2012
  • PUBLICATIONS: "Objection as to Form" - Obstructionist Conduct or an Exercise in Restraint? - 2015 MidWinter Meeting of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association, March 2015; Issues to Consider When Providing Internship Programs - Establishing a Winning Internship Program for the Company and Student: Legal Issues, Tampa Bay Technology Forum: Grow Tampa Bay Tech and the University of Tampa, August 2013; Top Five Ethical Dilemmas Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers Face - Soaking Up the Sun: Employment Law Exposure in Florida, Annual Conference, Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, September 2012; Professionalism and Avoidance of Sanctions - Tips for Litigating Plaintiffs' Employment Cases, State Bar of Georgia, October 2011; NELA's Ethics Survival Kit: The Rules, Opinions & Decisions All NELA Members Should Have at Their Fingertips - 20th Annual Convention, National Employment Lawyers Association, June 2009; Who Can We Talk To? Ex Parte Communications and Ethical Concerns - Advocating the Rights of Employees in the 21st Century, Florida National Employment Lawyers Association, 2007; Motions for Sanctions in Federal Court - Employment Law at its Best! - The Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2006; Survey of Rule 11 Case Law from 7th, 8th, 9th, 10, 11th and D.C.Circuits - Bridging the Divide: Strategies for Fairness in the Workplace, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2006;

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Newberry College, cum laude, Newberry, South Carolina, 1989

Industry Groups

  • National Employment Lawyers Association
Office Location for Janet E. Wise

601 West Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603

 

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Last Updated: 10/18/2017

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