Alfred T. DeMaria

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Alfred T. DeMaria is a Senior Partner at Clifton Budd & DeMaria, LLP. He is recognized as one of the preeminent management labor attorneys in the field of combating union organizational campaigns. In addition, he has extensive experience in all areas of employment law including the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements in public education and the maritime, aerospace, airline, hospital and health care industries. Mr. DeMaria also supervises the firm's employment law litigators in the defense of law suits brought by employees against the companies that employ them.

With a rich background of legal experience, Mr. DeMaria has conducted the annual Commerce and Industry Association seminar on White Collar Organizing, and has designed and conducted two of the country's leading union-free courses, "Maintaining Union-Free Status" and "How to Decertify a Union.” His immensely popular handbooks, Maintaining Non-Union Status and Silence Is Not Golden, have been widely used in management in critical in union organizing campaigns for over twenty years. In addition, Mr. DeMaria has written a primer on labor relations entitled "Labor Law"; a manual for recapturing non-union status, The Process of Decertification; and a leading management resource for defeating union organizing, How Management Wins Union Organizing Campaigns. His latest text: Combating the Resurgence of Organized Labor, is a modern guide to union prevention and coordinates with the in-house video training program, Super Worker can keep union free, an award winning industrial training program.

Prior to his work at Clifton Budd & DeMaria, LLP, he served as an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board.

Lectures and Publications

• Co-author "Labor and Employment Aspects of Bankruptcy Reorganization," Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice

• Guest lecturer for the American Management Association and other Employer Groups

Honors, Awards and Recognitions

• Mr. DeMaria has been selected as a Super Lawyer in the Metro New York area

• Named in Who’s Who in American Law, American Lawyer, Guide to the World's Leading Labor Lawyers (London)

• Named as one of the nation's top 100 labor lawyers by Labor Relations Institute, Inc.

Professional and Community Affiliations

• Serves as an employment law advisor to Italy-America Chamber of Commerce

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Labor and Employment

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212-687-7410  Phone
212-687-3285  Fax
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., 1958
Law School Attended:
New York Law School, J.D., 1961
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1962, New York; 1976, U.S. Supreme Court


•American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
•New York State Bar Association

Birth Information:
Kings County, New York, November 30, 1936

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