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Gail Golman Holtzman

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Gail Golman Holtzman, a labor and employment attorney with more than 35 years of experience, including as in-house counsel. Ms. Holtzman is a trusted advisor to employers, including Fortune 100 companies seeking to manage risk with their human capital. She has led investigations and been a national speaker on a myriad of employment topics, including discrimination, harassment, and board governance following the emergence of the #MeToo movement. Holtzman also recently led the American Bar Association’s 20,000-member Labor and Employment Law Section. Certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Civil Mediator and a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Ms. Holtzman is a member of the Florida Bar and District of Columbia Bar. She earned her law degree from The George Washington University School of Law.


American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Liaison to Commission on Women in the Profession

American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Past Chair

American Bar Foundation, Fellow

Athena Society

Bar Association of the District of Columbia

College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Florida Court-Appointed Arbitrator

Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers

Hillsborough County Bar Association

Pinellas and Pasco Counties, Contract County Court Mediator

Supreme Court of Florida, Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

The Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, Immediate Past President

The Florida Bar

Community Involvement

Berkeley Preparatory School, Past Board Member/Officer

Foundation of St. Joseph’s Hospitals Board of Directors, Past Member

Tampa Preparatory School, Past Board Member


News Releases


The George Washington University Law School J.D., 1984

Editor-in-Chief of Commercial Law Protection Service: State Law Affecting Business and the Consumer

Honors Distinction, Legal Writing

University of Illinois M.A., 1980

University of Illinois B.A., 1974

Dean’s List

Bar Admissions


Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th 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