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David R. Marshall

Adjunct Professor
J.D., University of Michigan Law
B.A., Harvard University (magna cum laude)

David R. Marshall is of counsel in Locke Lord's Labor & Employment Practice Group.  He represents employers in state and federal court proceedings, and before various government administrative agencies, in matters involving claims of employment discrimination, breach of contract, wrongful discharge, and unfair labor practices.  Marshall has represented employers in all phases of employment litigation, from preliminary injuction, pleading and discovery through trial or summary judgment, as well as in post-judgment appeals.  He frequently appears on behalf of employers in grievance arbitrations regarding matters of contract interpretation and employee discipline.  He regularly counsels employers concerning compliance with civil rights statutes, labor laws, and workplace regulations.  Marshall also assists clients with formulation of personnel policies and provides training to human resources and operational staff in effective management techniques and litigation avoidance.  He advises employers regarding the design and implementation of severance programs that will achieve business objectives in compliance with applicable law.

Marshall began his legal career at the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, DC, where he briefed and argued a variety of labor practice and representation cases in the United States Courts of Appeals throughout the country.  In 1983, he entered private practice representing management with Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, practiced for a number of years at Proskauer Rose, and in 1992 founded Marshall & McEvoy, a labor law boutique that he and his partner brought to the Firm's New York office in 2004.

David R. Marshall is on the Advisory Board of the Law School's Center for Labor and Employment Law.