David R. Marshall: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

David R. Marshall

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Class Action
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Educational Institutions
  • Manufacturing
University Harvard University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan Law School, J.D., with honors, 1980
AdmittedNew York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York


American Bar Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association


David is a partner in our Labor & Employment Practice Group. He represents employers in state and federal court proceedings, and before various government administrative agencies, in matters involving claims of employment discrimination, breach of contract, wrongful discharge, and unfair labor practices.
• David has represented employers in all phases of employment litigation, from preliminary injunction, pleading and discovery through trial or summary judgment, as well as in post-judgment appeals.

•David frequently appears on behalf of employers in grievance arbitrations regarding matters of contract interpretation and employee discipline.

•He regularly counsels employers concerning compliance with civil rights statutes, labor laws, and workplace regulations.

•David also assists clients with the formulation of personnel policies and provides training to human resources and operational staff in effective management techniques and litigation avoidance.

•When workforce re-structuring is necessary, he advises employers regarding the design and implementation of severance programs that will achieve business objectives in compliance with applicable law.


Harvard University, B.A.,

magna cum laude

Before Edwards Wildman

David began his legal career at the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., where he briefed and argued a variety of unfair labor practice and representation cases in the United States Courts of Appeals throughout the country. In 1983, he entered private practice representing management with Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, practiced for a number of years at Proskauer Rose, and in 1992 founded Marshall & McEvoy, a labor law boutique that he and his partner brought to the Firm's New York office in 2004.


National Labor Relations Board Election Victory

In 2013, a team of Edwards Wildman Labor Law lawyers from several US offices secured a significant NLRB election victory for a supplier of security services for a chain of New England hospitals when the client's employees in Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly to reject the United Federation of Special Police and Security Officers' invitation to organize.

Client Advisory - ACT NOW To Ensure Compliance With The New York Wage Theft Prevention Act
April 2011
Client Advisory - Supreme Court Expands Protected Activity Under the FLSA
March 2011
Labor & Employment Bulletin - Winter 2008
Winter 2008
Stopping Employees In Their Tracks: GPS Tracking of Employees
October 2007
Reducing the Risk of Whistleblower Complaints
November 30, 2006
Labor & Employment Bulletin - Summer 2006
August 1, 2006
Labor and Employment Bulletin - Summer 2005
August 1, 2005
Doing Business in New York Gets Expensive in 2005
January 2005
Labor and Employment Bulletin - Winter 2005
January 2005
First Circuit Limits Application of SOX Whistleblower Provision

Edwards Wildman's Paulette Brown To Present Edwards Wildman Award, Appear As Panelist in Title VII Symposium at St. John's University School of Law
April 2, 2014
EAPD Attorneys Selected For Inclusion in Super Lawyers 2011
October 6, 2011
EAPD Attorneys Selected For Inclusion in Super Lawyers 2010
October 7, 2010
EAPD Attorneys Recognized in 2010 Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
March 1, 2010
Firm Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers 2009 Corporate Counsel Edition
June 22, 2009
EAPD Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers 2008 Corporate Counsel Edition
November 24, 2008
EAPD Attorneys Named Super Lawyers 2008
October 30, 2008
EAPD Attorneys Named Super Lawyers 2007
October 30, 2007
Edwards Wildman Lawyers Honored as New York Super Lawyers
July 19, 2006


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David R. Marshall

750 Lexington Avenue
New YorkNY 10022-1200


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