Labor, Maritime and Immigration

We provide legal service and representation for clients in all aspects of employment and labor relations. We assist them in due diligence, the legal aspects of hiring such as the preparation of employment contracts, manuals and programs for employee benefits, compliance, drafting and negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and transition issues including early retirement, dismissal and retrenchment. Our comprehensive legal service and representation in the field of labor law involve a broad range of adversarial, bargaining, compliance and transactional settings.

We have experience in the mediation and arbitration aspects of labor relations, and have successfully litigated labor cases. Our adversarial work covers liability and claims relating to collisions, oil pollution, cargo, marine insurance and work-related disability of crew members.

Our labor practice is supported by the firm’s corporate and tax practice in advising on labor-relates matters such as employee stock option plans and retirement plans. They also provide-comprehensive legal services on the full array of immigration law matters.