Alan Bayless Feldman focuses his practice on employment law and labor relations. He has defended more than 200 unfair labor practice charges for multiple clients in every region of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) across the United States with the vast majority being withdrawn or dismissed, and defends employers against claims of harassment, and discrimination based on age, gender, race, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and other protected classifications. He also represents companies in cases involving allegations of unequal pay, overtime and wage law violations, defamation, and wrongful termination.
He practices in both state and federal courts and before all pertinent agencies, including the Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Civil Rights Division of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, the Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division, the Utah Labor Commission Antidiscrimination & Labor Division, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, and the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health.
In the labor relations realm, Alan practices before the NLRB and the National Mediation Board and has in-depth experience providing advice to employers facing union organization campaigns, as well as successfully managing those campaigns in accordance with the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act; training supervisors how to lawfully interact with employees and avoid unfair labor practice charges; creating union avoidance programs for employers to educate employees about union issues and improve morale; assisting employers during union elections and post-election objection procedures; defending employers in representation and unfair labor practice proceedings; drafting post-hearing and exception briefs filed with the NLRB Division of Judges and the NLRB; and interpreting and negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
In the employment area, Alan assists companies with workforce reduction planning and counsels management on trade secret protection, non-compete contracts, employee discipline, employee handbooks, and human resource policies.
- Past Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona
- State Bar of Arizona
- State Bar of Texas
- Employment Law Section, Maricopa County Bar Association
- Employment Law Section, Texas State Bar
- J.D., Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’ Connor College of Law, 1998, cum laude; Note and Comment Editor, Jurimetrics The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology; Pedrick Scholar; David M. Zeldes Memorial Scholarship; DOVIA Volunteer Recognition Award; Director, Advocacy Program Against Domestic Violence
- B.S., University of Arizona, 1990, Dean’s List, Business Administration
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