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Greenberg Traurig’s Erik Rodriguez to Speak at Latin Lawyer’s 3rd Annual Labour & Employment Conference

ATLANTA – Sept. 26, 2016 – Erik S. Rodriguez, shareholder at the Atlanta office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Labour & Employment Conference Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 at the Eden Roc Resort Miami Beach in Miami Beach, FL. 

The panel, "Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Individual and Collective Matters," will explore different methods for resolving employment disputes, out-of-court ADR in an unbalanced employee-employer relationship, as well as mandatory conciliatory processes. It will also discuss rights and obligations of the parties as well as limits and conditions of the ADR.

As a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice, Rodriguez serves as national and regional labor and employment counsel for employers of all sizes, including several Fortune 100 companies. He defends employers in jury and non-jury litigation in both state and federal courts in discrimination cases. He represents clients in various industries including retail, hospitality, health care, airport services, manufacturing and financial services. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Section of the Georgia State Bar, a Board of Governors member of the Hispanic National Bar Association, and a board member of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association.

Rodriguez also serves as a management trainer and is a frequent lecturer and writer on a wide range of employment-related issues, including preventative labor relations, exercising management rights in a labor environment and managing effectively within the equal employment opportunity laws.

Greenberg Traurig’s Labor and Employment Practice provides an array of workplace strategies and legal counsel, including practical and efficient consulting, technical assistance and litigation services. The team of attorneys in this practice offer a wide range of services, from initial counseling to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and National Mediation Board proceedings that help employers maintain positive relations with their employees while avoiding the expense and disruption of litigation.

About Greenberg Traurig's Business Labor & Employment Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. The practice has been recognized by Law360 as “Practice Group of the Year” for Labor & Employment (2011 and 2013), and has received a regional award from American Lawyer affiliate, Daily Report, for “Litigation Department of the Year” in Georgia (Labor & Employment 2015 and 2017). In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, Labor-Management Relations, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit  Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.