Adam Abrahms develops strategies to help employers remain union-free and secure and expand management rights. Adam represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and other federal and state agencies, in federal and state courts, and in unfair labor practices proceedings and arbitrations. He counsels and represents management on maintaining non-union status, including union organizing and representation elections, corporate campaigns, supervisory education and training, preventative programs, and response strategies. He also negotiates initial and successor collective bargaining agreements, mid-term negotiations, effects negotiations, and closing agreements, including strong pro-employer management rights, arbitration, successorship, and zipper clauses, and multi-unit, multi-location, multi-employer, and multi-union bargaining. Read Adam’s full biography.
Steve Swirsky has devoted his practice almost exclusively to advising and representing employers in complex labor relations matters and litigation. Steve represents clients across a range of industries in collective bargaining and proceedings before the NLRB, in transactions involving the sale and acquisition of unionized businesses and operations, and in organizing campaigns. He also aids employers in developing and implementing strategies to remain union-free. He thinks outside the box to help his clients maintain compliant policies and productive workforce relations within union and non-union environments. He works tirelessly to preserve important management and decision-making rights for his clients. Early in his career, he was a field attorney with the NLRB at Region 29 in Brooklyn, New York. Read Steve’s full biography.
Corey Argust helps employers prevent labor relations and employment challenges from developing into larger business obstacles and aggressively represents management in NLRB proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations, labor arbitrations, and related litigation. For non-unionized businesses, Corey develops preventive labor relations strategies, assessing the risk of organizing at work locations, and representing management in proceedings before the NLRB. For unionized businesses, he helps maintain flexibility and expand management rights during collective bargaining negotiations. He represents employers in unfair labor practice proceedings, grievance and arbitration hearings, investigations by fair employment practice agencies, and related litigation in state and federal courts. Read Corey’s full biography.
Neresa De Biasi is a skilled, zealous labor relations attorney. She focuses on negotiating collective bargaining agreements and memoranda of understanding and representing employers in administrative agency hearings, arbitrations, mediations, and union grievance and unfair labor practice proceedings. Prior to joining EBG, Neresa was an attorney at a New York City management-side labor and employment firm, where she focused on labor relations in the real estate industry. During law school, Neresa worked as a legal intern at the NLRB in Newark, New Jersey, where she investigated and processed unfair labor practice charges. Read Neresa’s full biography.
Erin Schaefer draws on her experience as a field attorney for the NLRB to negotiate collective bargaining agreements, manage union organizing and other labor relations issues, and resolve labor disputes. Employers rely on her to represent them in unfair labor practice proceedings, grievance and arbitration hearings, government investigations, and related litigation in state and federal courts. During her nine years as a field attorney with the NLRB at Region 29 in Brooklyn, New York, Erin investigated unfair labor charges and successfully litigated before the NLRB and administrative law judges, prosecuting labor violations against unions and employers. Read Erin’s full biography.