Mr. Zwetsch is a litigator, counselor, and business advisor. He combines a diverse background in employment law and human resource management to defend and counsel employers facing employment litigation, complex and changing employment laws, and countless workplace issues. He has tried and won jury trials, administrative hearings, and arbitrations; prosecuted and defended trade secret and no-compete cases; responded to local and national investigations by government agencies; and counseled employers on issues ranging from sexual harassment, workplace violence, staff reductions, discipline and discharge, policy changes, union election campaigns, employee theft and fraud, wage and hour laws, FMLA/ADA/USERRA issues, buying and selling businesses, and compliance with all major employment laws. Mr. Zwetsch also handles other litigation matters including third-party indemnification actions, Title III ADA lawsuits, and ERISA recovery and collection actions.
After studying industrial and labor relations in college Mr. Zwetsch held leadership roles in human resources in the oil exploration, chemical, food manufacturing, and banking industries. He left the corporate world to attend law school, a lifelong goal, and graduated at the top of his law school class. He was among the first group of lawyers certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in labor and employment law in 2001. Before joining Ogletree Deakins he was a shareholder at a prestigious Florida law firm, where he practiced law for 17 years. He has been rated at the highest level by peers and lawyer rating organizations including Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and Martindale-Hubbell (AV rated).