Traditional Labor Law

Orrick lawyers are experienced in representing employers in connection with union organizing campaigns and unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

For our many clients with established collective bargaining relationships, Orrick lawyers have acted as spokespersons in collective bargaining with numerous unions or have otherwise assisted employers handling their own negotiations.

We have represented employers in arbitrations under collective bargaining agreements, actions to compel or stay arbitration, injunction proceedings, significant appellate work often opposing enforcement efforts by the NLRB, and virtually every other type of proceeding that implicates the collective bargaining process.

We have also counseled numerous employers (and act as special counsel to other major law firms involved in corporate legal work) on labor relations issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions.