Tom Dowd represents a wide variety of employers in federal and state court and in administrative proceedings, and he provides counseling and litigation, including position statements and trial work in matters involving :
- Employment discrimination
- Wrongful termination
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
In his traditional labor practice, Tom represents clients in proceedings and unfair labor practice hearings before the National Labor Relations Board, litigates various matters in federal court, represents clients in arbitrations and mediations, and handles : Collective bargaining negotiations, Business planning, Court injunction proceedings.
Tom assists clients with strategic decision-making related to structuring business transactions and the issues that arise in successorship situations. Tom often works with the following types of clients : Financial services, Health care employers, Construction industry employers.
Tom is a frequent lecturer on traditional labor issues and employment discrimination cases and speaks before civic and business groups. In addition to the Washington D. C. office, he has also practiced in Littler’s Baltimore (1988-2002) and San Francisco offices. Tom worked on the staff of Robert Hunter, member of the National Labor Relations Board in the Washington, D.C. headquarters, before he joined Littler Mendelson.
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1984
- A.B., University of Notre Dame, 1981
Professional & Community Affiliations :
- Member, Labor and Employment Section, District of Columbia Bar
- Member, Labor and Employment Section, Maryland State Bar Association
- Member, Labor and Employment Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association
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