Patricia A. Smith represents management in all areas of employment and labor law and litigation. She has experience in a variety of industries, including health care, transportation, refining, manufacturing, construction, and commercial lending. Ms. Smith regularly provides advice and counseling to employers concerning the implementation of reductions in force and other difficult employment decisions. She also practices traditional labor law and regularly handles labor arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining negotiations, and unfair labor practice charges.
Ms. Smith is a veteran litigator with significant jury trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts. Ms. Smith also conducts workplace investigations and represents clients during government audits and investigations. She has an active ERISA litigation practice and counsels employers on avoiding and resolving employment-related problems.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Patricia A. Smith