David assists employers in minimizing potential liability while managing challenging employee situations. This includes reductions-in-force and performance issues, as well as sensitive employee investigations. Dave has tried cases in state and federal court and has successfully advocated in both bench and jury trials.
David prides himself in providing highly competent legal advice in a straight forward, common sense manner, and always focuses on minimizing liability and adding value to his clients.
David represents both private and public employers in employment discrimination litigation, National Labor Relations Board and Public Employee Relations Board proceedings, labor arbitrations, union organizing campaigns and conflict resolution procedures. He also counsels companies in Section 1113 modifications and rejections of labor contracts under the bankruptcy code. David provides training for management and first line supervisors in sexual harassment, union avoidance, progressive discipline and conducting effective work place investigations.
Clients include manufacturers, municipalities, school districts, credit unions and financial service institutions, hospitals and long term care facilities, high-tech and communications, defense, dairy and electrical wiring device makers.
Serving as the former Secretary and General Counsel of Anaren, Inc. for 18 years, a NASDAQ listed company, David provided general business counsel covering a wide variety of corporate law issues including corporate governance, compliance and risk assessment. With Anaren’s expansion into Europe and Asia, specifically China, he has provided counsel on the merger and acquisition transactions, public offerings, proxy SEC filings and various legal requirements pursuant to the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002.