Steven D. Baderian is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined the Firm in 1978. He is Co-Leader of the International Employment Issues practice. Mr. Baderian advises the firm's clients on matters respecting employment and labor law issues, including those pertaining to race, sex, and related areas of prohibited discrimination and wrongful discharge.
Mr. Baderian is also actively engaged in representations involving labor law matters, including contract negotiations and counseling respecting collectively bargained issues in the context of corporate transactions, plant closings and work force reductions. He also advises clients regarding issues arising in connection with collectively bargained or Taft Hartley welfare and pension funds, including withdrawal liabilities and funding exposures relating to multiemployer pension plans under Title IV of ERISA.
Mr. Baderian serves as one of the Firm's principals responsible for coordinating workplace law matters for our multinational clients, which include cross border employment, labor and related issues. He is also active in managing our Firm's membership relations in L&E Global, an international alliance of employment law firms.
Mr. Baderian's practice also includes managing the Firm's relationships with major insurers, both globally and in the United States, in the defense of claims subject to employment practices liability insurance (“EPLI”), as well as fiduciary and similar coverages relating to workplace risks. He has authored articles concerning discrimination, employee benefits and labor law and, with regard to the insurance industry, has been a featured speaker at RIMS and other conferences. While attending law school, Mr. Baderian was a member of the Hofstra Law Review.
• Managing Employment Risks in Light of the New Rulings in Sexual Harassment Law, W. New Eng. L. Rev. 343 (January 1999) [Co-Author]
February 6, 2013
French Unions and Businesses Reach Agreement with Significant Labor Law Implications
February 6, 2013
France's complex and employee-protective labor laws present unique challenges to multinational employers, and some have argued that the laws reduce France's competitiveness as a location for new or large-scale operations. A new national agreement among five leading labor unions and three employer associations, praised
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Asset Purchasers Face Increased Exposure for the Multiemployer Pension Debts of Sellers
September 29, 2015
Both buyers and sellers in asset sale transactions should be cognizant of the ongoing erosion of the common law rule that the purchaser is not responsible for the seller's liabilities absent a contractual assumption of such liabilities, as evidenced by a recent Ninth Circuit case finding that the theory of successor liability may be used
By Keith A. Dropkin, Robert R. Perry and Steven D. Baderian
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October 5, 2015
L&E Global Recognized as an Innovator in Growth and Business Development
October 5, 2015
L&E Global has been recognized as an Innovator in Growth and Business Development by The Financial Times in the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015 report.Subscription may be required to view article