Ed is a Partner who leads the firm’s Labor & Employment group and is also a key member of its Litigation group.

He has over 22 years of practice experience and has garnered the highest rating through the Martindale Hubbell Peer Review.  Ed was selected as both a Benchmark Litigation 2016 Rising Star, and a top rated Employment & Labor attorney by the National Law Journal/Corporate Counsel Magazine and was most recently recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 by Best Lawyers®.

Ed represents and advises employers of all sizes regarding labor and employment law issues. This includes defense of employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies (EEOC, NLRB, DOL, ACRD, etc.), and enforcement of employer rights relating to restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements, trade secrets and intellectual property rights. He advises employers regarding the myriad of labor and employment issues which arise on a daily basis in the workplace. He prepares contracts, handbooks, severance agreements and other employment-related documents, and conducts workplace training and investigations.

Ed’s practice includes complex commercial litigation and class actions and he has substantial experience with commercial litigation in state, federal and bankruptcy courts. He has handled and advised on a variety of class actions, including in the areas of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, environmental-toxic torts, shareholder litigation, enforceability of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy discharge, and wage-and-hour claims. Ed is a contributing author to the leading class action treatise Newberg on Class Actions.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ed worked as a Mechanical Engineer in the aerospace and electronic medical device industries. He is now known for providing top-notch, creative and cost-effective legal representation to his clients, and prides himself on always being readily available to his clients.