Stuart Buttrick is one of the most prominent management-side labor attorneys in the United States. Stuart is also the team leader of the Faegre Drinker labor management relations (LMR) team. He represents employers nationwide in labor relations matters, including in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in arbitrations, in litigation and in contract negotiations.
Stuart has defended and prosecuted numerous unfair labor practice charges before the NLRB and has represented employers in over a hundred arbitrations, unfair labor practice trials and contract negotiations. He has represented employers before the NLRB in 25 states. Stuart’s success in labor arbitrations has involved issues such as terminations and discipline (including of union leadership), subcontracting, workplace violence, customer and patient abuse, and a variety of contract interpretation matters.
Stuart has successfully represented hundreds of clients around the country in the manufacturing, energy, health care and retail sectors in obtaining concessionary labor agreements with their unions, defeating strike activity and union organizing drives, decertifying unions, and handling union jurisdictional disputes.
Stuart has particular expertise in construction labor law and represents union and non-union construction companies around the United States.
Stuart also represents employers in employment litigation and administrative charges. He has defended employers in hundreds of state and federal court cases and administrative charges in 23 states and has handled appellate work before multiple federal Circuit Courts of Appeal. Stuart also offers his clients practical solutions to challenging personnel and policy issues.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Stuart R. Buttrick