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Experience Highlights

  • Assisted an oilfield services client in its sale of a construction company with union-represented employees in Alaska

  • Advised a large hospital system and other clients regarding the legal issues raised by potential corporate campaigns by unions

  • Represent the major arts organizations in Houston concerning their union negotiations, including the ballet, opera, and symphony

  • Represented a port warehouse and short-haul trucking company on union matters in ports in California, New Jersey, and Ohio 

  • Represented a large supermarket portfolio in litigation related to the unfunded liability of union sponsored, multi-employer pension plans claiming damages of $64 million

  • Represented a manufacturer against unfair labor practice claims and arbitrated a collective bargaining grievance on behalf of the manufacturer

  • Represented before various government agencies an international airline in relation to the union status of management position pilots

  • Obtained a significant victory in Spokane, Washington on behalf of a steel building manufacturing company in a labor arbitration filed during negotiations of a collective bargaining agreement; the union filed numerous grievances and each claim was denied and our client’s suspensions of seven employees and termination of a union steward resulting from an organized work slowdown were upheld

  • Secured dismissal from NLRB of unfair labor practice charge alleging client had obligation to bargain collectively with union

  • With local counsel, addressed union representation issues among three facilities in Singapore