Dave is an associate in the Employment and Litigation Practice Groups.
Dave regularly counsels employers on a variety of issues surrounding all aspects of the employment relationship, from hiring through termination. He has a great deal of experience in the areas of affirmative action planning and guiding employers through Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Audits and general enforcement guidance. Some other areas that Dave routinely advises clients on include employment discrimination issues, workplace and sexual harassment, disability accommodation, Family & Medical Leave Act compliance, employee handbooks, human resource policies and practices, wage and hour issues, use of temporary/leased/contract employees and independent contractors, performance appraisals, workplace investigations, drug and alcohol testing, workplace privacy issues, disciplinary action and termination, reductions in force, employment-at-will/wrongful discharge, union avoidance, compliance with the Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification (WARN) Act, employment agreements, restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements, severance agreements, waivers and releases, and unemployment compensation claims. Dave regularly works with employers on employment litigation issues and charges brought against them in both the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.
Dave also works closely with individuals and businesses on a wide range of litigation issues including breach of contract, tort, quasi-contract, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, libel, non-compete and trade regulation/anti-trust claims, and declaratory judgment issues.
American Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Order of the Barristers
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Pittsburgh Human Resources Association
Society for Human Resource Management
Duquesne Law Review
Tri-Rivers Heritage Foundation (Co-Founder)