Employment and Labor Law Pathway

Explore how employment and labor law is applied within these practice contexts.


Advise clients on:

  • Permissible behavior during a union recognition campaign, whether employers, unions, or employees
  • Avoiding or responding to discrimination claims
  • Responding to regulatory schemes governing other aspects of the employment relationship


  • Craft employment contracts or collective bargaining agreements
  • Design pension systems that comply with federal law


Litigate, mediate, or arbitrate:

  • Employment discrimination claims before administrative agencies, such as the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission and federal or state courts
  • Benefits claims for workers compensation or unemployment
  • Unfair labor practice claims before the National Labor Relations Board and federal courts

Public Policy

  • Amend employment and labor statutes and regulations
  • Apply long-term litigation strategies to shape judicial interpretation of statutes and the common law

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