Marc is a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment Group. His practice encompasses all aspects of labor relations for both private and public-sector clients.
In the area of employment law, Marc provides strategic counsel on day-to-day contract administration and interpretation, with a focus on avoiding costly litigation through arbitration whenever possible. He has a solid record of delivering successful outcomes against Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) claims. When matters proceed to court, Marc aggressively defends companies against allegations including harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination.
Marc also brings over 50 years of experience to labor relations and collective bargaining. He has served as chief negotiator on more than 1,000 collective bargaining agreements. Marc advises employers across the country on general employee relations matters as well as collective bargaining strategies, union avoidance, union election campaign issues and strategy. Additionally, he has defended his clients against unfair labor practice claims or petitions before the National Labor Review Board and Ohio’s State Employment Relations Board.
Marc is a well-known and respected presenter on a variety of labor and employment issues to both local and regional organizations, publicly traded companies, and professional legal associations.
LABOR RELATIONS & COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
Marc is a frequent speaker at the Industrial Relations Center of Cleveland State University and has lectured at the American Bar Association’s Annual Mid-Winter Meeting of the Development of the Law Under the NLRA Committee. Other presentations include: