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Thomas V. Walsh

New York Metro
White Plains

P 914-872-6912
F 914-946-1216


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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April 18, 2018
Law 360

Thomas Walsh Comments on NLRB Election Rules

April 18, 2018

Thomas Walsh comments on the NLRB’s Request for Information (RFI) regarding its 2014 changes to its election procedures in "Input Pours In Before NLRB Election Rule Comment Deadline," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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

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September 27, 2019

Proposed Labor Board Rule Change Would Close Union-Recognition Loophole in Construction

September 27, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that includes changes to its representation case procedures that potentially may affect both construction employers and building trades unions. The proposed rule, if approved, would benefit employees by protecting their right to choose. It also... Read More

August 15, 2019

Labor Board Proposes Modifications to Union Election Procedures

August 15, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) proposal to amend its union representation procedures regarding blocking charges, voluntary recognition bar, and construction industry collective bargaining relationships was published in the Federal Register on August 12, 2019. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) is the first... Read More

May 20, 2019

Labor Board General Counsel’s Review of Employer Work Rules a Mixed Bag

May 20, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) has issued an Advice Memorandum on whether unfair labor practice charges alleging four employer rules violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) have merit. In a Memorandum released on March 14, 2019, the GC concluded that the employer’s dress-code, confidential-... Read More

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Jackson Lewis Responds to NLRB Request for Information on Election Rules
April 28, 2018

Jackson Lewis, which has represented management before the National Labor Relations Board for 60 years, has filed its comments suggesting several important changes to the NLRB’s far-reaching 2014 election rule amendments. Read More

Charter Schools Covered by NLRA? Not in Texas
April 10, 2018

The U.S. has more than 6,000 charter schools. They are authorized in almost every state. While state laws vary, their purpose is the same: to permit alternatives to traditional public schools, unbound by local school districts or district-wide collective bargaining agreements that can stifle innovation. Read More

A Union Has Filed A Petition To Represent Your Employees: Make A List And Check It Twice!
June 16, 2017

Several deficiencies in a voter eligibility list justified rerunning an election that the employer had won, the NLRB has held, 2-1 (Chairman Philip Miscimarra dissenting in part). RHCG Safety Corp., 365 NLRB No. 88 (June 7, 2017). Read More