David J. Linesch was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1956 and received his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor Degrees from The Ohio State University. While at Ohio State, David was President of Phi Alpha Theta (History Honorary), President of the Ohio State History Forum and Vice President of the Student Council for the College of Humanities. Mr. Linesch has practiced Labor and Employment Law since 1982 and has the distinction of being one of only a few practitioners with experience representing both employers and employees in labor and employment matters. Mr. Linesch has extensive trial experience before various federal and state tribunals throughout the United States and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Linesch has been recognized by several local, as well as national publications as one of the most qualified lawyers in his field. The firm is listed in the latest Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers – a distinction shared by only 5% of all law firms in the United States. Chambers USA Clients’ Guide remarks, “Palm Harbor based David Linesch heads the labor and employment boutique…His…employee representation… is earning him the reputation of being ‘one of the pre-eminent attorneys in the state.’” Woodward White, Inc. interviewed partners with the country’s most prominent law firms in order to select “the best of the best” in their fields of expertise. David Linesch was selected for this distinction in Woodward White’s publication of The Best Lawyers in America. Further, Corporate Counsel’s Guide to The Best Lawyers in America has consistently included Mr. Linesch in their annual Guide to Labor & Employment Law. Additionally, Mr. Linesch has been selected as one of “Tampa’s Best Lawyers” by the Tampa Bay Business Journal on an annual basis.