Hud Pfeiffer represents employers in union matters and advises them on best practices in all areas of employment law.

Union Matters

Hud works with employers in both the private and public sectors. He is formally trained and has extensive experience in both traditional and collaborative (interest –based) bargaining, and he is also experienced in handling union representation campaigns, proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and arbitrations.

Employment Counseling

Hud counsels clients and conducts supervisory training on matters such as:

  • Strategic planning for union negotiations
  • Relocating work
  • Plant closings
  • Terminations
  • Reductions in force
  • Personnel policies and handbooks
  • Violence in the workplace
  • Employment agreements, including covenants not to compete

He also has significant experience in the diversity and affirmative action arena.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. summa cum laude (1983)

Indiana University
M.S. (1979)

Indiana University
B.S. with distinction (1976)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association — Labor Section
  • Indiana State Bar Association — Labor Section
  • American Bar Association — Labor Section


  • Chambers USA: A Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers — Labor & Employment
  • The Best Lawyers in America — Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management and Labor & Employment Litigation (Indianapolis Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year, 2016; Labor & Employment Litigation - Lawyer of the Year, 2018)
  • Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
  • Indiana Super Lawyers — Employment & Labor
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2016
  • Edwards Fellowship, 1982-83
  • Graduated first in class, 1983
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