Lorraine Maass Hultman
Lori is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Labor and Employment law (since 2001). She has provided advice and counsel and litigation defense to employers for more than 35 years, both in Florida and in California. Lori has counseled and defended employee leasing companies and their clients since 1998 and she has significant experience working with and representing EPLI carriers. She litigates in state and federal courts and represents employers in administrative proceedings. Lori has been selected as a SuperLawyer in Employment Defense 2009-2016.
Licensed to Practice: In Florida since 1978; in California (currently inactive) since 1985; 1998, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court, Middle, Northern, and Southern Districts of Florida. Board Certified Labor and Employment Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education 2001 to the present time.
Education: University of Florida (B.A. magna cum laude, 1974); University of Florida Law School (J.D., 1977).
Member: Sarasota County Bar Association since 1998; Co-Chair of Labor and Employment Section, Sarasota County Bar Association 2004-2006; Federal Court Liaison Sarasota County Bar Association, 2005-2007; Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL); Sarasota FAWL Board of Directors, 2004- 2005; Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court; Academy of Florida Management Attorneys (AFMA) 2004-2014; AFMA Liaison to the Florida Commission on Human Rights; Lorman Seminars, author and presenter on numerous employment law topics; The Florida Bar (Member, Labor and Employment Section and Trial Lawyers Section); Sarasota-Manatee Society of Human Resource Management 2013-present.
Practice History: General Counsel/Corporate Secretary, Biscayne Federal Saving & Loan; Associate General Counsel, Great Western Bank, 1987-1994 and Great Western Financial Securities, 1987-1994; Law Office of Lorraine Hultman 1996-1997; Kunkel Miller & Hament, 1998-2014; currently shareholder with Hultman Sensenig + Joshi and of Counsel to The PEO Law Firm, LLC.
Author: “Writing the Employee Handbook in Florida,” “Employment and Labor Law” and “The ADA for Employers” for Lorman Business Seminars.
Practice Areas and other Interests: Labor and Employment law representing management/employers – providing advice, counsel and defense in all aspects of employment law to employers, PEOs and their clients in all industries. In her spare time Ms. Hultman creates glass art and volunteers teaching yoga.