Vicki L. Sproat
Stockholder - Fort Myers Office

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Direct Dial: 239.344.1230
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Vicki L. Sproat is Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law (since 1991) and was Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law (2012-2017). She concentrates her practice in employment law, where she provides counsel to and litigates cases for employers. Vicki conducts workplace investigations for many public and private employers. She also handles general business litigation matters.

Vicki is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Vicki is a regular speaker at Henderson Franklin’s annual HR Law & Solutions educational seminar for human resource professionals, and is a frequent contributor to the firm’s Southwest Florida Employment Law Blog.

Vicki holds the highest AV rating by Martindale Hubbell and has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine for her work in employment law (2016-2017).

Prior to joining the firm in 1980, Vicki practiced in Ohio. She is married to Judge Donald E. Pellecchia and they have two children, Christopher and Lauren. She also has two stepchildren and is a proud grandmother of four.   

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Vicki is a member and past President of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, by whom she was recognized as the Chapter’s 2017 Attorney of the Year. She is an Emeritus member of the Calusa Chapter of American Inns of Court. Vicki serves on the Executive Council of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar, and is a member of the Florida Bar’s Continuing Legal Education Committee. She is on the faculty of the Advanced Trial Advocacy Program. Vicki also serves on the Executive Council for the Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association.

Vicki has been active in community organizations such as the United Way of Lee County (where she served as a member of its board of directors for over 10 years). She also served a six-year term as a trustee of Canterbury School. Vicki is also member SHRM SWFL (f/k/a Human Resources Management Association of Southwest Florida) and the Association of Workplace Investigators.

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  • Undergraduate Degree: Denison University, B.A., 1975 
  • Law Degree: Ohio State University, J.D., 1978 
  • Admitted to The Florida Bar 1980 
  • Admitted to The Ohio Bar 1978


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