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Labor & Employment - Pennsylvania
"A really smart litigator, extremely thoughtful, and represents a lot of higher education institutions.""Kristine is responsive and experienced; she has a steady hand and good judgment."
This content is provided by Kristine Grady Derewicz
Healthcare; Higher Education; Labor Management Relations; Litigation and Trials
Kristine Grady Derewicz is a founding member of Littler’s Philadelphia office. She represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, ranging from proactive counseling to litigation in both union and nonunion settings. Derewicz's successes include mediated settlements and jury trial decisions in discrimination and Family and Medical Leave Act cases. In union matters, she counsels on labor arbitrations; collective bargaining negotiations; and unfair labor practice proceedings.
Derewicz provides behind-the-scenes advice and counsel to clients handling negotiations internally. She represents healthcare employers; private schools; and colleges and universities; among other employers. Derewicz works closely with in-house counsel and human resource professionals to implement best practices in the workplace and address employee relations concerns. Additionally, she serves on Littler's firm-wide Management Committee, following her role as the office managing shareholder of the Philadelphia office.
National Association of College and University Attorneys
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School; B.A., La Salle University, magna cum laude