Employers in Southwest Florida can now call on an independent legal expert focused solely on resolving allegations of workplace misconduct. Attorney Vicki L. Sproat has founded Sproat Workplace Investigations, an employment law firm in Fort Myers, to conduct and manage investigations of complex and sensitive disputes for large and small employers in both the public and private sectors.
“We provide an experienced, independent perspective to our clients,” Sproat said. “Our fair and thorough investigations help employers enforce policies, improve employee morale, and create a culture of accountability and compliance that protects and enhances their company’s reputation.”
Sproat Workplace Investigations is dedicated to giving clients the tools they need to make prompt and well-informed business decisions. The firm provides workplace investigations, investigation consulting, investigation training and courtroom testimony. Sproat’s in-depth knowledge of employment law and decades of litigation experience allow her to identify issues, interview witnesses, collect and analyze evidence, and prepare comprehensive and well-documented reports.
Sproat spent 38 years at the Fort Myers-based law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. as a trial attorney and employment law counselor, conducting numerous sensitive and complex investigations for both public and private employers. Super Lawyers listed her on its employment law database for 2018, a recognition given only the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state nationwide. She was honored as 2017 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Southwest Florida chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates for her distinguished career and superb reputation for high ethics and fair play.
Numerous resources are available on SproatWorkplaceInvestigations.com, which features a section of frequently asked questions designed to help employers understand the issues they face and the action needed to resolve them. It includes a regularly updated page of news and insights on topics workplace decision makers deal with on a daily basis. Further information about Sproat and services the firm performs is available on the site or by calling 239-275-2266.