SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 11, 2019 – Jamie Rich of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP spoke at the ABA Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference, Nov. 8, in New Orleans.
Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, the 3-day conference focused on all aspects of labor and employment law practice. Speakers included law professors, industry leaders, and attorneys in the labor and employment industry. Topics included discrimination, harassment and retaliation, employee benefits, employment in the federal and international sector, pay equity, labor management and ethics, and more.
On Nov. 8, Rich participated as a panelist in a session titled, “The Ethics of Collective Bargaining: Bigger and Better.” Panelists discussed ethical issues in collective bargaining agreements. Rich focused her remarks on confidentiality issues that may arise in connection with negotiations, including navigating attorney-client privilege issues.
Rich, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco and Sacramento office and member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice, represents clients in labor and employment suits in state and federal court. In the area of traditional labor law, Rich represents management in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice: 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 nationwide 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. In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, 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.
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