Thomas P. Piekara is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since joining the firm in 1986, Mr. Piekara has specialized in traditional labor matters.
Mr. Piekara provides advice to employers in preventive labor relations matters, corporate campaigns including the development of corporate philosophies, communications, and strategies for identifying and responding to a campaign, collective bargaining negotiations including the development of nationwide strategies for multi-facility negotiations, contract administration, labor disputes, training, mergers, acquisitions, management agreements, leases, and other corporate transactions, as well as the representation of employers before courts and administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board. He represents hospitality and food service industry clients throughout the United States.
Mr. Piekara also represents the firm's clients before state and federal agencies and courts on matters respecting employment issues, including actions pertaining to prohibited discrimination, as well as judicial and related proceedings concerning employment agreements, and wrongful discharge. His practice also includes managing the firm's relationships with major insurers in the defense of claims subject to Employment Practices Liability Insurance (“EPLI”) as well as similar coverages related to workplace risks.
While attending law school, he was a member of the Albany Law Review.
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June 9, 2015
Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015
June 9, 2015
WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 9, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: