Adam Abrahms has devoted his practice almost exclusively to aiding employers in developing strategies to remain union-free and, in organized operations, to securing and expanding management rights. Adam serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor Management Relations practice group. He is also a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.
- Represents clients before the National Labor Relations Board and other federal and state agencies, and in federal and state courts
- 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
- 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
- Represents employers in unfair labor practices proceedings and arbitrations
- Represents employers in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination disputes in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies
- Counsels clients concerning compliance with federal and California wage and hour law, non-compete issues, and other employment-related matters
- Conducts extensive vulnerability audits and assists in the development and implementation of preventative workplace practices, policies, and procedures
Adam speaks and writes frequently on current developments in employment law, and he serves as co-editor of the Management Memo blog. He also has advised members of Congress, the California State Legislature, and other elected officials on a variety of employment-related issues. Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Adam was Special Labor Counsel to an international labor and employment law firm.