Sheldon M. Kline: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheldon M. Kline

Phone202.772.5378

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Maritime
  • Aviation
 
University University of Massachusetts, B.A.; Virginia Tech, M.A.
 
Law SchoolGeorge Mason University, J.D.
 
Admitted1987, Virginia; 1988, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Memberships

•Member, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

•Member, Virginia State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

 
Biography

Sheldon M. Kline is a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.Areas of PracticeMr. Kline represents clients in labor negotiations, in bankruptcy, federal and state court litigation, and before administrative agencies, particularly the National Labor Relations Board and the National Mediation Board. He has considerable experience in all facets of transportation, including the representation of international and domestic airlines, trucking companies, maritime, and ports.Mr. Kline was Special Labor Counsel for Aloha Airlines, Inc. in its recent bankruptcy. In that role, he was responsible for achieving the termination of the carrier's defined benefit pension plans, negotiating a final settlement of all claims with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, resolving with the PBGC controlled group liability claims, and addressing claims made by the PBGC regarding financial transactions involving the carrier's pension plans. He also has extensive experience in dealing with the PBGC to resolve complex issues under ERISA.Mr. Kline has extensive experience in the federal government, having served for eight years at the U.S. Department of Labor and nine years at the National Mediation Board. While at the Mediation Board, Mr. Kline was involved in the mediation of a number of major collective bargaining disputes, including pilots, flight attendants and mechanics at major domestic airlines. He was directly involved in the government's legislative efforts to deregulate the railroad and airline industries.

 
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Office Information

Sheldon M. Kline

Eleventh Floor East, 1300 I Street, NW
WashingtonDC 20005-3314




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