Charlotte, NC Office
Phil Gibbons is known for utilizing creative and aggressive litigation strategies to successfully represent his clients. Phil focuses his practice entirely on employment law. He graduated from the Indiana University School of Law in 1996 and is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Indiana. Phil began his legal career with a large national law firm, representing and counseling corporations and employers. Since 2001, Phil has exclusively represented employees.
Phil lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and youngest daughter. Phil’s oldest daughter is a graduate student at the University of Chicago and his son is a college student at Indiana University. His youngest daughter attends high school in Charlotte, N.C. In his spare time, you can find Phil wake surfing, mountain biking or four-wheeling in his Jeep.
Phil knows what it is like to be both a fighter and a survivor. In March 2010, Phil was diagnosed with Stage III Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the blood. Phil battled through multiple biopsies, surgery, and six months of chemotherapy. Today, the cancer is in remission and Phil is happy and grateful to be a cancer survivor. Phil is also an active supporter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which raises money to provide patient support services, research and advocacy for leukemia and lymphoma patients.
Phil is recognized by his peers as a highly skilled employment lawyer. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers. He has a perfect 10.0 rating on Avvo.com and an “A/V” rating with Martindale Hubble, which is the highest rating an attorney can receive. As a result, numerous defense attorneys refer their family and friends to Phil when employment issues arise.
Phil has extensive experience litigating single and multi-plaintiff wage and hour lawsuits under the Fair Labor Standards Act, recovering unpaid overtime and minimum wages for thousands of employees throughout the United States. Phil also represents employees who have been subject to workplace discrimination, retaliation, harassment and FMLA violations.