Andrew Froman: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Andrew Froman

Tampa,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone(813) 769-7505

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Employment-Related Torts
  • Wage and Hour
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants
University University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, B.S., 1978
Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL, J.D., 1994
Admitted1994, Florida; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; Florida Supreme Court; Florida District Courts of Appeal

Professional Activities

Member of the John E. Shebb Chapter of American Inns of Court, Sarasota, Florida
Founding Member and past Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Sarasota County Bar Association
Member of the Labor and Employment and Administrative Law Sections of the Florida Bar


Andrew Froman is a partner in the Fisher & Phillips, Tampa office. Andrew has practiced employment law for 20 years, on behalf of management, throughout Florida.

Much of his time is devoted to counseling employers on how to avoid workplace crises, comply with all applicable laws and prevent litigation. He advises clients on matters associated with employment, including employee handbooks and policies, employment contracts, harassment, ADA, FMLA, ethics and confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements, severance agreements and other federal and state laws and regulations affecting employment. When necessary, he has successfully defended clients sued for alleged discrimination, failure to pay overtime wages, breach of contract, negligence and other claims.

He has tried cases on behalf of employers in both federal and state courts, in bankruptcy court, before juries and judges, as well as in arbitration and administrative law courts.

Andrew regularly speaks to business and professional associations, industry groups and individual employers and has served as a board member and vice president of the Women's Resource Center of Sarasota, Florida, as president and board member of the Family Law Connection of Sarasota County, and as a Board Member and Human Resources Committee Chair for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, Florida. Andrew presently serves as a Master Member of the Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court chapter in Sarasota, Florida.


“Dealing With Difficult Judges, Lawyers, and Clients”
The Bencher - The Magazine of The American Inns of Court
July/August 2013

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Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Impact Dissected
July 17, 2015

St. Petersburg is First City in State to Adopt Wage Dispute Program
April 16, 2015

Lawyer Fights Against Wage Ordinance
April 10, 2015


Fisher & Phillips Hosts the 2013 Tampa Best Places to Work Awards
April 18, 2013

Conducting a Successful and Privileged Investigation in the Employment Setting - Tampa, FL
June 10, 2011

Ethical Challenges Litigating In the Digital Age - Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
April 29, 2011


Board President of the non-profit Family Law Connection in Sarasota, Florida
Board Member and Human Resources Committee Chair for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, Florida
Former Board Member of the Woman's Resource Center of Sarasota County, Florida
Former Member of School Advisory Council, Ashton Elementary School, Sarasota County, Florida

Reported CasesRepresentative Work: Won Summary Judgment For Employer In A Claim For Violation Of ERISSA Statute; Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Obtain Jury Verdict In Favor Of Restaurant Franchise; Andrew Froman Obtains Jury Verdict In Florida Circuit Court For Two Doctors; Trial Victories In Two Arbitration Trials Alleging Discrimination On The Basis Of Nationality And Race; Trial Victory In U.S. Bankruptcy Court For Employer Accused Of Breach Of Contract; Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Obtain Dismissal in FMLA and Retaliation Case; U.S. Court of Appeal Affirms Lower Court Trial Victory by Fisher & Phillips Attorneys In USERRA Case; Trial Victory In Employment Contract Dispute; Reported Cases: William M. Shaw v. Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, 353 F.3d 1276 (11th Cir. 2003); Lucas v. Unemployment Appeals Commission and General Telephone Co. of Florida, 664 So.2d 1043 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1995)

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How Often Can We Run Credit Checks On Dealership Employees?
Andrew Froman, November 9, 2015
Picture this scenario: a privately held dealership operates 16 stores in Southwest Florida. The company’s CFO tries to keep on top of how the finance managers, cashiers, parts managers, and others who handle money or property perform their duties. So, the CFO will often work in those jobs...

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Andrew Froman

101 East Kennedy Boulevard
TampaFL 33602


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