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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10018-1405
United States
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Work Department

Labor and Employment Department; Labor and Employee Relations Practice Group.


Marshall Babson is Counsel in the Labor & Employment Department in the New York and Washington offices of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A former Member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Mr. Babson’s practice focuses on all aspects of labor relations, including litigation, counseling and arbitration. While serving as a Member of the NLRB, Mr. Babson participated in important cases which set forth new rules for pre-hire agreements, post-contract arbitration, and property rights. He has testified on the status of U.S. labor laws before Congress. He specializes in the acquisition, consolidation and reorganization of unionized businesses, the negotiation of international labor and industry collective bargaining agreements.


Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Member, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).


Member, Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, the U.S. Chamber’s public policy law firm; Serves on the Litigation Center’s Labor Law Advisory Committee; Board of Advisors of the Institute for Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania; Founding Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.


JD, Columbia University School of Law (1975); AB, University of Pennsylvania (1968).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor-management relations

Seyfarth Shaw LLP‘s traditional labor practice is experienced in representing clients in unfair labor practice charges as well as proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and in labor arbitrations. The team also handles collective bargaining, union organizing campaigns and strikes, and it has companies from various industries, such as health care, sports, construction, hospitality, transportation, manufacturing and media, on its client roster. In Chicago, Bradford Livingston is an expert in collective bargaining negotiations, while Brian Stolzenbach specialises in developing strategies. Together with the San Francisco-based Joshua Henderson they lead the practice. Arthur Telegen in Boston and Stuart Newman in Atlanta are highlighted for their longstanding activity in labor management relations. Other noted practitioners are New York’s Marshall Babson and Howard WexlerKyllan Kershaw in Atlanta, Robert Fisher and associate Skelly Harper in Boston, as well as newly promoted partner Karla Sanchez in Chicago. Bryan O’Keefe strengthened the Washington DC office after joining from Kirkland & Ellis LLP in February 2019. Joseph Damato is also recommended in the same office.