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West Holden

West Holden is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Tampa office. West focuses his practice on federal and state employment litigation and counseling, with an emphasis on the litigation of claims of discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblowing. He has experience defending single-plaintiff claims brought in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, including the EEOC and the FCHR. West’s litigation experience includes arguing motions in state and federal courts as well as taking and defending depositions. West provides advice and counseling to employers on legal and human resources matters. West also has experience defending individual and class actions brought under a variety of consumer protection statutes.

Concentrations

  • Discrimination claims
  • EEOC and state agency investigations
  • Commercial and civil litigation
  • Wage and hour

Capabilities

Experience

  • Pathways to Practice Fellow, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), 2014-2015
  • Law Clerk, Fannie Mae, 2013-2014
  • Legal Analyst, Tamerlane Global Services, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, William Reece Smith Jr. Inn of Court, 2019 
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., with honors, The George Washington University Law School, 2014
    • Member, The George Washington International Law Review
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Brigham Young University - Hawaii, 2010
Admissions
  • Florida
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Languages
  • Russian, Conversational