Innovative Attorney highly effective at developing creative case strategies and persuasive writing. Diligent Attorney offering skill in innovative problem solving and finding unique theories, ideas and solutions to create effectual case arguments. Works aggressively to achieve continued success.
Professional and personable
Labor and Employment
Health and Welfare funds
Alternative dispute resolution
Successfully litigated unfair labor practice charges for the International Union of Police Associations and Local affiliates before state employee relations board.
Negotiated favorable collective bargaining agreements for over twenty (20) Local labor unions.
Negotiated and finalized organizational contracts including product agreements, service agreements, license agreements, nondisclosure agreements and vendor agreements.
Designed a standard interview and investigation policy with employer municipality.
09/2011 to 07/2016
Associate General CounselInternational Union of Police Associations － Sarasota, FL
Lead negotiator and labor counsel for over twenty (20) law enforcement local unions.
Provided representation for grievance proceedings, unfair labor practice charges, collective bargaining, impasse resolution, disciplinary investigations and hearings, mediations and arbitrations.
Drafted and reviewed corporate partnership agreements and advertising contracts.
Responded to legal inquires from executive staff.
Provided advice regarding regulatory and compliance issues.
Managed outside attorneys in public employee labor matters.
Conducted nation-wide research and training for local unions.