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Hugo S. "Brad" deBeaubien

Bank of America Plaza
101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 2800
Tampa, FL 33602


Danielle McCabe

Brad deBeaubien practices primarily in the area of business litigation, with an emphasis on bankruptcy and labor and employment law.  Brad's bankruptcy practice includes the representation of debtors in Chapter 11 cases, secured and unsecured creditors, financial institutions and trustees.  Brad also has extensive experience in preferential transfer litigation.

Brad’s labor and employment practice focuses on representing employers in a wide variety of state and federal employment law matters, including wage and hour litigation, discrimination actions, restrictive covenant and trade secret claims, and other employment litigation.  Brad routinely assists clients in developing and preparing employment policies, employee handbooks, employment and independent contractor agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, and severance agreements.

While in law school, Brad was an associate editor on the Florida State University Law Review and served as a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing. He was also a Certified Legal Intern in the felony division of the Public Defender’s Office for Florida's 2nd Judicial Circuit.  Prior to attending law school, Brad taught math to middle school students in Lenk, Switzerland, and taught American History to high school students in Richmond, Virginia.

Brad is the hiring partner for the Tampa office. 


  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Tampa Bay Business Journal's Up & Comers Award, 2009

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, Board of Directors (2015-2018)
  • Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) Program, Chair (2012-2018)
  • Tampa Connection (Class of 2013-2014)

News Releases


Events and Presentations

11.28.2017Employment Law Update: Fall 2017, Tampa, Florida
04.22.2016Employment Law Update: Spring 2016 - "Restrictive Covenants Use, Drafting and Enforcement of Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements"
02.26.2015Tampa Employment Law Update: Winter 2015 - "Most Common Minimum Wage and Overtime Mistakes and How to Avoid Them"
05.02.2013Employment Law Update:  For Executives, Managers, Business Owners and Human Resources Professionals
09.24.2012"The Americans with Disabilities Act and Public Accommodations" Video Presentation to the Ybor City Development Corporation
05.01.2011Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association's Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program presented to students at the University of Tampa and local High Schools
02.17.2011"Dealing with Debtors: A Bankruptcy Primer for Trade Creditors"
01.18.2011"Unemployment Compensation: Understanding the Law in Florida," Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP’s Employment Law Update
09.01.2009"The Nuts and Bolts of Practical Statutory Research," St. Pete College Paralegal Program
08.20.2009"Recent Changes to Federal and Florida Employment Law," Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP’s An Ounce of Prevention Labor and Employment Seminar
05.01.2009"The Legal System," in connection with Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Law Week

Alternate biographies



  • J.D., magna cum laude, Florida State University, Order of the Coif, 2008
  • B.A., College of William and Mary, 2002

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2011