New York City, New York 10019
Frederick D. Braid represents management in the practice of labor and employment law, and leads Holland & Knight's New York practice group. He has represented employers in the private sector for more than 40 years in all aspects of labor relations and employment law, including: counseling and litigation with respect to union organizing activity; collective bargaining and contract administration; grievance and interest arbitration; acquisitions, closures, relocations, restructuring and bankruptcy; occupational safety and health; employment discrimination and affirmative action compliance; whistleblowing; employment-related torts, including defamation, negligent hiring and retention; employment at will, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, trade secret confidentiality; employment benefits, wage and hour compliance; personnel practices and employment policies.
Mr. Braid represents employers in virtually every industry ranging in size from small closely held businesses to multinational corporations and multiemployer associations, both non-union employers and employers who have established collective bargaining relationships. He has dealt with every major labor union.
Mr. Braid has published scholarly articles in journals for labor lawyers and is the original author on collective bargaining in the treatise, NLRA Law & Practice, and also a contributing author to the American Bar Association's treatise, Occupational Safety and Health Law. Mr. Braid speaks on occasion to business groups and at professional conferences.
|Areas of Practice||1) Labor, 2) Employment and Benefits, 3) Litigation and Dispute Resolution, 4) Labor Relations for Management, 5) OSHA, 6) Workplace Safety and Whistleblower Claims, 7) Non-Competes, 8) Trade Secrets and Defecting Employees, 9) Labor and Employment Class Actions and 10) Civil Rights|
|Law School||St. John's University, School of Law ( J.D.)|
|Education||St. John's University, College of Business Administration (B.S.)|
|Bar Member / Association||New York State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Holland & Knight LLP|
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