David L. Greenspan

David Greenspan is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on proactive counseling and aggressive litigation of employee mobility disputes and complex employment matters. Mr. Greenspan works with his clients to identify and resolve issues before they become adversarial in nature. Mr. Greenspan also serves his clients as a zealous advocate in litigation, arbitration and other administrative proceedings.

Mr. Greenspan is an experienced litigator with first-chair trial experience. Mr. Greenspan regularly represents employers in state and federal courts and administrative agencies throughout the country. He has also litigated many employee mobility cases. On the plaintiff side, he has obtained injunctions that prohibited people from competing against firm clients. On the defense side, he has effectively represented employers who have hired employees with non-compete or confidentiality agreements.

Mr. Greenspan regularly counsels corporate clients on a wide range of labor and employment topics including the protection of corporate assets through the use of employee agreements and corporate policies, wage and hour matters, compliance with Title VII, the ADA, the FMLA, the WARN Act and USERRA. Mr. Greenspan has also developed an area of interest in executive employment agreements. In this regard, he has worked with CEOs in various industries, former corporate general counsel, prominent elected officials no longer in office, and one Hall of Fame NBA coach.

Mr. Greenspan is a well-regarded public speaker who has conducted myriad presentations and training seminars throughout country as a presenter for private employers, municipalities, educational academies, and trade associations. Mr. Greenspan regularly speaks on topics including: protection of corporate assets; prevention of illegal discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the workplace; the complexities and intersection of the ADA, FMLA and related state laws; and general management relations topics. Mr. Greenspan also serves as an instructor at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy with respect to the training of senior command staff in labor law and management issues in law enforcement.

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Areas of Practice 1) Labor and Employment, 2) Noncompetes, 3) Trade Secrets and Employee Fraud, 4) Employment Litigation, 5) Data Privacy and Security, 6) Human Resources Compliance, 7) Management Training and 8) Government Contracts
Law School The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2000
Admitted Year 1975
Education University of Maryland, B.A., 1997
Bar Member / Association Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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