Dan Carter has a broad labor and employment law practice. In traditional labor matters he has extensive experience handling labor negotiations, arbitrations, injunction proceedings and unfair labor practice cases. He has advised on workforce restructuring, reductions in force, outsourcing, business relocations and plant closings. Clients that Dan has advised on workplace restructurings, layoffs and/or RIFs include Century Aluminum, Deutz Corporation, Georgia Gulf, Timken and Verizon Wireless.
Dan has tried and litigated numerous employment cases, including both bench and jury trials. He also has extensive experience advising federal government contractors in complying with the full panoply of applicable laws including Executive Order No. 11246, the Service Contract Act, the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, and the Davis-Bacon Act. Dan has represented employers in administrative proceedings, including workplace fatality investigations, under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
Dan also has a great deal of experience in advising employers on labor and employment issues in transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Representative transactions include Timken's sale of its roller bearing business to JTEKT, Timken's acquisition of the Purdy Corp., Harris Corporation's acquisition of Tyco Electronics Wireless Systems, Poly One's acquisition of GLS, and OM Group's acquisition of the electronics business of Rockwood Holdings.
Dan is a member of the Cleveland School of the Arts Board of Trustees and the Blast Glioblastoma Foundation Board of Directors.
Cortec Group sells portfolio company Franklin Energy to Kohlberg & Company, LLC
Investcorp International acquires Agromillora Catalana
RockWood Equity Partners acquires BJG Electronics
Honors & Distinctions
Recognized in The Legal 500 (2009) as a leader in workplace counseling
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2006 and 2007)
Georgia Super Lawyers (2007)