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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

620 8TH AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10018-1405, USA
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Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London and 9 more

Marshall Babson

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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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).

United States: Labor and employment

Labor-management relations

Within: Labor-management relations

Seyfarth Shaw LLP's team is praised for providing 'sound advice and excellent representation'. It assists clients from a variety of sectors, such as healthcare, sports, hospitality and transportation, among others, in traditional labor matters. Bradford Livingston, who is based in Chicago, is the head of the practice group and has noteworthy expertise in collective bargaining negotiations. Further key contacts in this office are Kenneth Dolin and Brian Stolzenbach, while Arthur Telegen is the name to note in Boston. Atlanta's Stuart Newman is a diversified labor lawyer with experience in disputes, collective bargaining and strike situations. Joe Damato in Washington DC 'resolves issue efficiently and effectively'. The New York office fields experts such as counsel Marshall Babson and Glenn Smith. Kyllan Kershaw in Atlanta and Howard Wexler in New York made partner in January 2018. Karla Sanchez is an associate to watch in Chicago.

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