Thomas H. Loffredo Attorney At Law
Fort Lauderdale Managing Shareholder
Fort Lauderdale 401 East Las Olas Blvd. Suite 1000 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Tom is the managing shareholder of GrayRobinson’s Fort Lauderdale office. He is a commercial litigator whose practice has a specific emphasis on labor and employment matters on behalf of management and corporate clients, banking and finance litigation, appellate practice and class-action litigation. Tom’s labor and employment practice involves representation of clients in litigation and arbitrations, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and various state and local agencies, concerning matters arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and other federal, state and local anti-discrimination and employment statutes as well as common-law claims. He represents employers in business tort claims and in enforcing noncompetition agreements. Tom advises clients on compliance with employment-related statutes and regulations and assists in the development and implementation of employment policies. He also represents management clients in matters before the National Labor Relations Board, in collective bargaining negotiations and in union organizing campaigns. He regularly represents clients on appeals in both state and federal courts.
Tom routinely represents financial institutions in their defense of mortgagee/servicer liability and false credit reporting claims at both the trial and appellate court levels.
Tom has successfully represented corporations in class actions seeking relief under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Federal Drivers Privacy Protection Act and in their defense against other consumer class actions. He also represents clients in their defense of common-law and statutory privacy and tort claims. Tom has also served as court-appointed receiver for corporations that were the subject of federal civil enforcement actions.
Tom is now a Circuit Certified Mediator, mediating labor and employment as well as commercial litigation matters.
Tom earned his bachelor's degree in public relations in 1987 from the University of Florida, where he was a member of the Kappa Tau Alpha journalism honor fraternity. He earned his juris doctor cum laude in 1990 from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was a member of the University of Miami Law Review.
Tom served as a federal judicial law clerk to the Honorable Kevin Michael Moore of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida from March 1992 to September 1993. He is a member of The Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court.