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Steven D. Baderian

Principal
White Plains

P 914-872-6867
F 914-946-1216
baderians@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Steven D. Baderian is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined the Firm in 1978. He is Co-Leader of the International Employment Issues practice. Mr. Baderian advises the firm’s clients on matters respecting employment and labor law issues, including those pertaining to race, sex, and related areas of prohibited discrimination and wrongful discharge.

Mr. Baderian is also actively engaged in representations involving labor law matters, including contract negotiations and counseling respecting collectively bargained issues in the context of corporate transactions, plant closings and work force reductions. He also advises clients regarding issues arising in connection with collectively bargained or Taft Hartley welfare and pension funds, including withdrawal liabilities and funding exposures relating to multiemployer pension plans under Title IV of ERISA.

Mr. Baderian serves as one of the Firm’s principals responsible for coordinating workplace law matters for our multinational clients, which include cross border employment, labor and related issues. He is also active in managing our Firm’s membership relations in L&E Global, an international alliance of employment law firms.

Mr. Baderian’s practice also includes managing the Firm’s relationships with major insurers, both globally and in the United States, in the defense of claims subject to employment practices liability insurance (“EPLI”), as well as fiduciary and similar coverages relating to workplace risks. He has authored articles concerning discrimination, employee benefits and labor law and, with regard to the insurance industry, has been a featured speaker at RIMS and other conferences. While attending law school, Mr. Baderian was a member of the Hofstra Law Review.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society

Published Works

  • "Managing Employment Risks in Light of the New Rulings in Sexual Harassment Law," W. New Eng. L. Rev. 343 (January 1999) [Co-Author]

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March 11, 2016
L&E Global

L&E Global Wins “Global Network of the Year” at The Lawyer European Awards 2016

March 11, 2016

Jackson Lewis is proud to be a founding member of L&E Global, which was named “Global Network of the Year” at The Lawyer European Awards 2016. Read More

October 5, 2015
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L&E Global Recognized as an Innovator in Growth and Business Development

October 5, 2015

L&E Global has been recognized as an "Innovator in Growth and Business Development" by The Financial Times in the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015 report. Subscription may be required to view article   Read More

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December 6, 2017

Labor Aspects in North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Renegotiation

December 6, 2017

Few issues were more dramatically debated during the 2016 U.S. election than the country’s participation in trade agreements, particularly in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Since the election, the U.S. has withdrawn from TPP and is seeking renegotiation of NAFTA. In this... Read More

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Withdrawal Liability: The Ticking Time Bomb Of Participating In Multiemployer Pension Plans

April 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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Understanding the Dilemma: An Introduction to Withdrawal Liability

March 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Understanding the Dilemma: An Introduction to Withdrawal Liability

December 8, 2015 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Asset Purchasers Face Increased Exposure for the Multiemployer Pension Debts of Sellers
September 29, 2015

Both buyers and sellers in asset sale transactions should be cognizant of the ongoing erosion of the common law rule that the purchaser is not responsible for the seller’s liabilities absent a contractual assumption of such liabilities, as evidenced by a recent Ninth Circuit case finding that the theory of successor liability may be used Read More