Christopher C. Sharp is a sole practitioner with Sharp Law Firm, P.A., located in Lauderhill, Broward County, Florida. His practice focuses almost exclusively on employment litigation, mostly on behalf of employees but he also has significant experience defending employment discrimination and unpaid wage cases. Mr. Sharp was admitted to practice in 1994, and, in 2001, he was among the 1st group of Florida attorneys to receive Board Certification in Labor and Employment Law. Since 2007, he has been a lecturer at the Florida Bar Certification Review course for Labor and Employment Law and he frequently speaks at labor and employment seminars in South Florida. Mr. Sharp has tried over two dozen cases in his career, both in state and federal court, and also has extensive appellate court experience. His practice currently focuses on federal employee rights and representation of government employees.
J.D., Temple University School of Law (1993); B.A. (Philosophy), cum laude, University of Delaware, 1990.
Florida state courts, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Florida Bar (Labor and Employment Committee), 1994 to present; National Employment Lawyers Association, 1995 to present; Federal Bar Association, 2007 to present.
Long v. Social Security Administration, 635 F.3d 526 (Fed. Cir. 2011); Barreto v. Davie Marketplace, LLC, No., 331 Fed. Appx. 672 (11th Cir. 2009); Shannon v. Postmaster General of the United States, 335 Fed. Appx. 21 (11th Cir. 2009); Whitney Information Network, Inc. v. Xcentric Ventures, LLC, 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 19518 (11th Cir. 2006); Whitney Information Network v. Xcentric Ventures, LLC (2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24920) (M.D. Fla. 2005), Gray v. Prime Mgmt. Group, Inc., 912 So. 2d 711 (Fla. 4th DCA 2005); Gore v. Community Blood Centers of South Florida, 890 So. 2d 520 (Fla. 4th DCA 2005); Freedom Labor Contractors of Florida, 779 So.2d 663 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2001); Madray v. Publix Supermarkets, Inc., 208 F.3d 1290 (11th Cir. 2000); Rikamor, Ltd. v. Oded, 690 So. 2d 697 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1997); Miami Chinese Community Center v. Interamerican Engineering Corp, 689 So. 2d 427 (Fla 3rd DCA 1997); Balletti v. Sun-Sentinel Co., 673 So. 2d 42 (Fla 4th DCA 1996); Haq v. United Airlines, 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21043 (S.D. Fla. 1996); King v. Pratt & Whitney, 161 F.R.D. 475 (S.D. Fla. 1995).
Amlong & Amlong, P.A., 1993 to 1996 (plaintiff employment discrimination firm) 1993 to 1996); Law Offices of David T. Azrin, P.A., 1996 to 1997 (employment law on behalf of employers and employees, commercial litigation); Christopher C. Sharp, P.A., 1997 to 2004 (employment law on behalf of employees); Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler, 2004 to 2007 (employment law on behalf of employers, commercial litigation and intellectual property law); Sharp Law Firm, P.A., 2007 to present.
Activities: Center for Independent Living of Broward County Florida, Vice President of Board of Directors, 2007 to present; President, Southeast Chapter, ABATE of Florida (American Bikers Aimed Towards Education), 2004 to 2005; Vice-President Buddies Thru Bullies, 2004; Co Editor-in-Chief, Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review, 1993.