About Otto

Focused, results-driven employment counsel

Otto Immel advises on workforce management issues and all aspects of labor and employment law, including the full range of federal, state and local fair employment and anti-discrimination statutes. He also represents employers in a wide variety of workplace-related litigation. He focuses on:

  • Employment law counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Intellectual property (IP) agreements and enforcement

Knowing every business is unique, Otto develops an understanding of each client’s business objectives and structures his legal advice consistent with a client’s business goals.

Otto leads the firm’s Florida Labor & Employment Practice Group.

Experience in Action

  • Advising human resource professionals and all levels of management on myriad workplace decisions and practices, including individual and company-wide issues concerning employee selection, retention, performance, discipline and discharge, leaves of absence, workplace accommodations, reductions in force, mergers and acquisitions, management and employee training, grievance adjustment and employee handbook and policy development.
  • Implementing compliance strategies and addressing specific statutory compliance issues in all areas of labor and employment law, including EEO, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, WARN, OWBPA and OSHA.
  • Advising employers on employment-related immigration issues, including employment authorization, visas, permanent resident petitions, I-9, E-Verify and various federal and state contractor requirements.
  • Conducting workplace investigations into a variety of issues, including suspected employee misconduct, sexual and other harassment, and other discrimination claims.
  • Developing, implementing and enforcing agreements protecting intellectual property and preventing unfair competition.
  • Presenting training sessions for management, human resource professionals and employees on topics covering all areas of labor and employment law.

Professional Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Attorney of the Year (2019), Legal Aid Service of Collier County
  • Selected to Naples Illustrated's "Top Lawyers" (2019, 2020: Labor and Employment Law)

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