Employment and Labor Litigation
David defends employers against:
- Pattern or practice claims of discrimination
- Class/collective worker misclassification
- False Claims Act actions
David has both prosecuted and defended injunctions based on restrictive covenants in employment contracts.
In labor matters, David has prosecuted and defended NLRB unfair labor practices charges and handled litigation connected to labor disruptions and nationwide bargaining negotiations.
David has conducted internal investigations for employers suspecting improper activities by employees, including illicit use of company computers for trafficking in contraband, employee threats to co-workers or customers, pirating of confidential information, and conflicts of interest. He has represented defrauded employers in court, helping them recover an aggregate of over $6 million.
David also serves as outside general counsel to a public company and several private companies. He has experience with clients in industries including health care, chemical manufacturing, advertising, hospitality, publishing, retail, consumer products, ground transportation, local government, and legal and financial services.
David defends companies and corporate officers in securities fraud class actions and shareholder derivative claims.
Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, David was a partner at Wildman Harrold in Chicago, where he focused on employment and labor litigation, employee fraud matters, commercial litigation and securities.