Daniel H. Kunkel


DANIEL H. KUNKEL (Retired), admitted to bar, 1975; Florida and U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; and U.S. Supreme Court.

Education: Golden Gate University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1973); University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1975). 

Charter Member: Academy of Florida Management Attorneys.  

Member: Sarasota County, Lee County and American (Member, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Section of Litigation) Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, 1975-__; NLRB Liaison Committee, 1978-1979; EEOC Liaison Committee, 1978-1985); Chairman, Florida Commission on Human Relations Liaison Committee, 1979-1980; Florida Public Employees Relations Commission Liaison Committee, 1988-1992; Executive Council, Labor Law Section, 1984-1988; NSBA Council of School Attorneys;  Director, Manasota Industry Council, 1985-1988; Legislative Liaison, Sarasota Human Resource Association, 1985-__; Sarasota County Bar Association Federal Court Liaison, 2002-__; [1st Lt., U.S. Army Infantry, 1966-1970]. Board Certified Labor and Employment Lawyer, Florida Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

Author: Labor Law Contributing Editor, The Florida Business Journal, 1983-1992; Employee Relations and Human Resources Bulletin: “Employee Drug Testing Programs in Florida”, 1993; “Preparing For The Hostile Termination”, The Florida Bar Law Office Safety Manual, 1997; Civil Justice Reform Act Commission Subcommittee on Visiting Judges in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 1997.

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment Law Representing Management; Public Sector Labor Relations.

Location: Sarasota Office