Thomas H. Loffredo Attorney At Law

Thomas H. Loffredo - Attorney at Law

Fort Lauderdale Managing Shareholder

T 954.761.8111
F 954.761.8112
D 954.761.7499
M 954.895.3405
Fort Lauderdale 401 East Las Olas Boulevard 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.

  • Background

    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. 

  • Education
    • University of Florida, B.S. (1987)
      • Kappa Tau Alpha, Journalism Honor Fraternity
    • University of Miami School of Law, J.D. (cum laude, 1990)
      • Member, University of Miami Law Review
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
    • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
    • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
    • Florida Supreme Court
      • Certified Circuit Mediator, 2017-2019
    • American Bar Association
    • Federal Bar Association
    • Broward County Bar Association
      • Co-Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2019-2020
    • Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, Member
    • Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, Fellow
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2016-2024
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Litigation - Labor and Employment
      • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2009-2023
    • Top Lawyers of 2023, The Boca Raton Observer
    • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2008, 2011, 2014
    • Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers, 2020-2022
    • "Top Lawyer," Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, 2020-2021
    • South Florida Business Journal, Power Leaders in Law, 2014-2018
  • Civic
    • Junior Achievement of South Florida
      • Board Member, 2018
    • Leadership Florida, Class XXXI, 2012-2013
    • Leadership Broward Foundation
      • Board Member, 2010-present
    • Leadership Broward, Class XXVIII, 2009-2010 
    • Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Class XIV , 2007-2008 , 2007-2008  
    • Crimestoppers of Broward County, Legal Counsel, 2007-present
    • The FLITE Center
      • Chair, 2015-present
      • Vice-Chair, 2014 - 2015
      • Board Member, 2010-2014  
    • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida, Wish Granter
    • Youth Leadership Broward, Class 25 Program Chair, 2011-2012
    •  Kiwanis of Cooper City, Charter Member
  • Media
    • "The 2024 Lawdragon 500 Corporate Employment Lawyers," Lawdragon, September 22, 2023
  • Presentations and Seminars
    • "Today’s Workplace….Sexual Harassment; Not On My Watch…," Broward County Bar Association's (BCBA) Employment Law Section Luncheon, December 14, 2017
    • Panelist, "Looking for a Few Good Men," Broward County Bar Association’s (BCBA) Third Annual Women Leaders in the Law Series, March 30, 2017
    • "Whistleblower Statutes and Workers’ Compensation Retaliation," The Florida Bar’s 17th Labor and Employment Law Annual Update and Certification Review, January 26-27, 2017, Kissimmee, Florida