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Jones Day

Labor & Employment

5 ranked lawyersBand 1District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its ability to provide comprehensive assistance to national and international clients, including in complex labor relations matters. Experienced in handling government investigations, including enforcement proceedings brought by the EEOC. Other key areas of experience include the defense of wage and hour class and collective actions and whistle-blowing or retaliation claims.

Strengths

An interviewee values the firm's "high-quality work done in an efficient and practical fashion," and adds that the team is "very pragmatic and useful."

Clients appreciate the firm's "strong relationships with federal agency staff."

One source states: "The work product and services we have received from Jones Day have been excellent on a consistent basis."

Work highlights

Represented the National Railway Labor Conference, securing an injunction compelling the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers to immediately begin bargaining with the railroads over train crew staffing.

Notable practitioners

Alison Marshall handles the full range of contentious employment matters on behalf of employers, including discrimination as well as wage and hour and harassment claims.
"She is very smart and very strategic." "She is experienced in handling complex matters in this area."

Donald Munro is renowned for his extensive expertise in issues involving the Railway Labor Act. He frequently advises employers in the transportation sector on collective bargaining, union disputes and other contentious employment issues.
"Don Munro is without a doubt the number-one management-side Railway Labor Act attorney in the country." "Don is extremely knowledgeable on the Railway Labor Act and is our go-to expert for advice on labor matters and litigation - his guidance is always spot-on.""Don is a fierce litigator who gives prudent, balanced and wise advice." 

Douglas Hall is noted for his impressive handling of labor matters on behalf of employers in the railway and airline industry.
"He is extremely knowledgeable in his subject area, highly responsive to anything we ask and he handles litigation matters in an efficient manner." "He is very practical, very even keeled and super communicative."

Eric Dreiband is a respected practitioner who represents employers in high-stakes litigation, including whistleblower, wage and hour and discrimination claims. He also is experienced with handling EEOC and DOL investigations. He draws upon his experience working at the DOJ and EEOC in his representation of clients.

Patricia Dunn is a strong choice to assist employers with labor relations, including negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
"She is nothing short of spectacular. She is able to translate her substantive knowledge into concrete advice from an operational standpoint in a proactive manner. She helps us identify problems and solve them before they become really problematic." "She is super responsive, very knowledgeable and keeps matters moving forward."

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Labor & Employment

Jones Day

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Location

51 Louisiana Ave., N.W.

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

D.C. 20001-2113

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District of Columbia

Labor & Employment


Alison B Marshall
Band 2
Donald J Munro
Band 4
Douglas Hall
Band 4
Eric S Dreiband
Band 1
Patricia A Dunn
Band 3