Eric C. Stuart is a shareholder in the Morristown and New York City offices of Ogletree Deakins. He has a career-long commitment to representing employers in all aspects of traditional labor relations. Mr. Stuart has extensive experience representing management in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, as well as unfair labor practice and representation proceedings. He has significant experience in the construction, manufacturing, gaming, waste collection and recycling, warehousing, transportation, logistics, hospitality and service sectors.
Mr. Stuart has successfully counseled clients in virtually every aspect of labor law including implementing long range labor strategies, strike preparations and injunctions, project labor agreements, prevailing wage litigation, complex business mergers, relocations, plant closings, corporate campaigns, and maintaining positive employee relations. Mr. Stuart is a veteran litigator and is counsel of record in numerous reported decisions of the National Labor Relations Board. He has litigated before the NLRB a multitude of significant unfair labor practice matters including allegations of mass refusal to hire, surface bargaining, unilateral changes, and claims of unlawful discipline and discharge.
Mr. Stuart has developed and presented training programs for supervisors dealing with labor law compliance and other topics for human resources professionals. Mr. Stuart is a member of the firm’s traditional labor steering committee and is also the author of numerous blogs and articles on developing labor relations issues. He also serves on the National Labor Relations Board, Region 22 Practice and Procedure Committee.