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Thomas P. Piekara

Principal
New York Metro
White Plains

P 914-872-6900 F 914-946-1216

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Thomas P. Piekara

Biography

Thomas P. Piekara is a principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since joining the firm in 1986, Tom has focused his practice on traditional labor matters.

Tom provides advice to employers in preventive labor relations matters, corporate campaigns including the development of corporate philosophies, communications, and strategies for identifying and responding to a campaign, collective bargaining negotiations including the development of nationwide strategies for multi-facility negotiations, contract administration, labor disputes, training, mergers, acquisitions, management agreements, leases, and other corporate transactions, as well as the representation of employers before courts and administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board. He represents hospitality and food service industry clients throughout the United States.

Tom also represents the firm’s clients before state and federal agencies and courts on matters respecting employment issues, including actions pertaining to prohibited discrimination, as well as judicial and related proceedings concerning employment agreements, and wrongful discharge. His practice also includes managing the firm’s relationships with major insurers in the defense of claims subject to Employment Practices Liability Insurance (“EPLI”) as well as similar coverages related to workplace risks.

While attending law school, he was a member of the Albany Law Review.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Legal 500 USA, "Recommended Attorney" (2017)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society (“PLUS”)