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Thomas V. Walsh

Principal
White Plains

P 914-872-6912
F 914-946-1216
WalshT@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Thomas V. Walsh is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since joining the firm in 1986, Mr. Walsh has represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment law and litigation.

Mr. Walsh has represented employers before numerous state and federal courts, regulatory agencies, as well as in numerous arbitrations. Mr. Walsh has extensive experience in representing employers faced with union organizing drives and in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. He has an active practice advising employers regarding state and federal prevailing wage laws. He is consulted around the country by charter school employers regarding labor unions.

He has litigated matters on behalf of employers before several appellate courts, and has appeared on behalf of national industry groups before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Walsh regularly advises employers in diverse industries, including communications, health care, energy, manufacturing, gaming, and more. He frequently lectures on labor and employment law developments before professional and business organizations. Mr. Walsh is active in numerous chambers of commerce and other industry associations.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Atlantic Legal Foundation, Member, Advisory Council
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, legal counsel to the Empire State chapter

Published Works

  • "Leveling the Playing Field – What New York Charter School Leaders Need to Know About Union Organizing," NY: Atlantic Legal Foundation, 2005. [Co-Author] (Subsequent editions for California, Michigan, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. New California edition to be published in 2017.)

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September 19, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Author Guide for Charter School Operators

September 19, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (September 19, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the publication of Leveling the Playing Field.  Published by the Atlantic Legal Foundation, this updated third edition serves as a guide for charter school operators in California and throughout the... Read More

May 18, 2017
The East Hampton Star

Nadine Trinh and Thomas Walsh Comment on Implications of Pending Immigration Legislation

May 18, 2017

Nadine Trinh and Thomas Walsh comment on current immigration regulations and pending legislation that affect employers who hire foreign workers on a temporary basis for nonagricultural jobs in "Untangling the Immigration Thicket," published by The East Hampton Star. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

September 12, 2016
Bloomberg BNA

Thomas Walsh Comments on Results of Union Representation Election

September 12, 2016

Thomas Walsh comments on the results of a recent charter school union representation election in "Unions Go 1 for 2 in Charter School Representation Elections," published by Bloomberg BNA. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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January 15, 2016

Faster Votes, But Few More Union Wins - A Surprising Look at ‘Quickie Election’ Rules at Year-End

January 15, 2016

After several years of drafting, handwringing, and litigation, in April 2015, the National Labor Relations Board’s new expedited election rules became effective. The employer community held its collective breath as they were rolled out. These rules substantially shortened the pre-election period and imposed significant information... Read More

December 31, 2014

Preparing for Labor Board's Quickie Election Rules

December 31, 2014

On December 12, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board issued the so-called Quickie Election rule, designed to shorten the timeline for NLRB elections and minimize pre-election litigation. The rule is set to take effect on April 14, 2015. While the validity of the rule is expected to be challenged, union organizing efforts, which... Read More

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Preparing for Quickie Elections

April 16, 2015 - 2:00 PM to 2:00 PM

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Here Comes the "Quickie" Election Rule. . . Again!

January 23, 2015 - 12:45 PM to 12:45 PM

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House Joins Senate in Symbolic ‘Disapproval’ of Quickie Election Rule; Presidential Veto All but Certain
March 20, 2015

The House of Representatives voted 232-186 on March 19th to disapprove the new NLRB election rules slated to go into effect on April 14th. The Senate passed a similar resolution of disapproval on March 4th. Under the Congressional Review Act, Congress has the authority to “disapprove” (and thus nullify) an agency rule. Read More

Substantial Doubt Cast on Imminence of “Quickie” Election Rule
December 3, 2014

Despite widespread expectations that the National Labor Relations Board would issue its final revised “quickie” election rules prior to the expiration of NLRB Member Nancy Schiffer’s term on December 16, 2014 (to avoid being frustrated by a 2-2 Republican-Democrat split after her departure), recent events suggest the Board might not be so Read More

Congressional Leaders Seek More Time for Comments on New Election Rule
April 3, 2014

Representatives John Kline (R-Minn.) and Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) have written to National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Pearce requesting a 30-day extension to the comment period to the NLRB’s re-issued proposed representation petition rule changes.  The comment and reply comment period ends on April 14, 2014.  While expressing general o Read More