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K&L Gates Adds Pittsburgh Labor and Employment Partner

4 June 2019

Pittsburgh - The Pittsburgh office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added David J. Garraux as a partner in the labor, employment and workplace safety practice. He joins the firm from Fox Rothschild LLP.

Garraux focuses his practice on employment discrimination litigation, traditional labor activities, and counseling employers on day-to-day employment issues and best practices. He regularly handles employment litigation matters involving Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), while also advising clients on collective bargaining matters, union organizing campaigns, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN).

“We are delighted that David has joined us,” said Thomas Smith, managing partner of K&L Gates’ Pittsburgh office. “He brings not only a great reputation in the labor, employment and workplace safety practice area, but also a contagious energy that will blend well with our culture.”

Lawyers in K&L Gates’ labor, employment and workplace safety practice and Global Employer Solutions area advise domestic and international clients in the technology, pharmaceuticals, retail, banking, manufacturing, hospitality, transportation, broadcasting, construction, mining, energy, financial services, and health care industries, among others, on a variety of regional and cross-border labor and employment issues. With more than 200 lawyers, K&L Gates’ Global Employer Solutions team counsels corporations and entities across numerous countries and jurisdictions in meeting the challenges of their global business needs.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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