David Garraux is a partner in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He is a member of the labor, employment and workplace safety practice group. Mr. Garraux focuses his practice on representing employers in employment discrimination litigation, collective bargaining, wage & hour matters, and other workplace disputes involving labor arbitrations and administrative agencies such as OSHA, the EEOC, and the NLRB. He also counsels employers regarding day-to-day employment issues, policies, and best practices, while working with clients to effectively administer collective bargaining agreements, collaborating with in-house counsel and senior human resources professionals. Mr. Garraux’s litigation experience touches on all manner of employment laws, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, PHRA, and the FLSA.
Mr. Garraux successfully partners with employers to respond to union organizing campaigns, collaborating with management to develop effective training and timely, impactful strategies to ensure that employers’ messages effectively reach employees during times of workplace uncertainty. Mr. Garraux has broad scope experience defending employers against NLRB unfair labor practice charges brought by employees in both represented and union-free environments. Further, Mr. Garraux routinely advises clients on matters involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets, corporate restructuring, and reductions in force implicating WARN.
Mr. Garraux also maintains a commercial litigation practice in which he aggressively defends and prosecutes clients’ interests in federal and state courts. With a particular focus on matters involving the service and technology sectors, Mr. Garraux provides thoughtful, reasoned strategies and immediately responsive service in high stakes litigation.
With stay at home orders lifting and the economy taking tentative steps towards restarting, employers are developing strategies for returning to work. The â€œnew normal, however, will look much different than pre-pandemic life. Integ...