Thompson, Sizemore,
Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A.


Industries we Defend

Using a proactive compliance approach, we have developed ongoing relationships with our clients, many of them lasting decades, by providing a consistent, high level of service with unparalleled responsiveness.

Our firm has been recognized several prestigious legal rankings, including U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms and Chambers USA. Several of our attorneys have been recognized in Best Lawyers of America and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite.

Our firm’s attorneys are well-versed in all aspects of the employment relationship and its legal requirements. From general compliance advice to proactive assistance with industry best practices and emerging trends, the firm’s attorneys are active in supporting an employer’s success.

Our firm is prepared to represent employers throughout the State of Florida and at any other locations of the employer.

The firm represents clients in many different businesses, industries, and areas of government. Below is a sample of the types of industries currently represented:

Health Care: Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and individual medical/dental offices.

Utilities/Communication: Telephone, cellular, and power/utility companies.

Media: Radio and print media entities.

Public Sector: Various state agencies, local governments, offices of constitutional officers (e.g., tax collectors, sheriffs, clerks of court), special districts and authorities.

Education: Public school boards, private K-12 schools, public and private universities, and religiously affiliated schools.

Restaurants: National chain restaurants, quick- service establishments, and local eateries.

Retail/Commercial: Retail businesses including apparel, electronics and other industries.

Financial/HR Consulting: Banks, credit unions, and other financial services providers.

Construction/Development: Local industry chapter, construction companies, engineering firms, and various contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry.

Professional Organizations/Groups: Bar associations, courts, law firms and accounting firms.

Non-Profit Organizations: Various not-for-profit organizations devoted to educational, scientific or charitable purposes, including a variety of United Way and religious organizations.

Other: Sports entities, agricultural employers, and other specialty entities.

Authorized Insurance Defense Counsel: Approved to serve as defense counsel for a number of insurers.

Latest News

Tampa Bay Times Features Article Based on Interview with Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing Attorneys

The Tampa Bay Times featured an article this week based on an interview with Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing Shareholder, Gregory Hearing, and Associate, Michael Balducci, entitled, “Could you lose your job for testing positive for marijuana if you’re a patient in Florida?  Maybe.”  The article covers Florida legislation related to the marijuana industry and what […]

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Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing Attorneys Author Article for The Florida Bar Journal

Gregory A. Hearing and Michael A. Balducci authored an article entitled, “Medical Marijuana’s Effect on Employment Law: The Highs, the Lows, and the Unanswered Questions.”  The article was published in the March 2017 edition of The Florida Bar Journal. The article addresses the recently passed amendment to the Florida Constitution, which allows medicinal marijuana use by people […]

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Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: (813) 273-0050
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