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Edward F. O'Donnell , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Attorney Edward "Bud" O'Donnell concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law representing management-only before state and federal courts, the National Labor Relations Board and administrative agencies.  He has tried cases in the U.S. District Court and argues before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bud specializes in matters before the National Labor Relations Board, including representation elections and unfair labor practice hearings.  He also advises clients on plant closings and relocation issues, and has represented clients in collective bargaining, grievance arbitration and strike consultation in numerous industries.

Practice Areas 
Labor Relations Law and Prevention Practices, Class Action Litigation, Employment Law/Litigation, Wage and Hour Law, Government Regulation Compliance and Education Law.

Saint Anselm CollegeBA 1972University of Connecticut School of LawJ.D. 1977
American Bar AssociationConnecticut Bar AssociationSouth Carolina Bar AssociationAssociated Builders and Contractors, Inc., CT ChapterConnecticut Restaurant AssociationConnecticut Lodging AssociationEastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra

Case History

J.L.M., Inc. v. NLRB, 31 F.3d 79 (2nd Cir.) — The Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the decision by the National Labor Relations Board, 312 NLRB 304, which granted a Gissel bargaining order. The court's decision clarified the requirements for a Gissel bargaining order in the Second Circuit.
Hoffman v. Polycast Tech., Division of Uniroyal Tech. Corp., 79 F.3d 331 (2nd Cir.) — The Court of Appeals remanded a finding by District Court Judge Chatigny granting a 10(j) injunction under the National Labor Relations Act. The court decided that the record in the District Court did not support the decision by Judge Chatigny to grant the injunction.
Madison Square Garden, CT, LLC, 350 NLRB 117 — The Board majority determined that solicitation of authorization cards by supervisors was "inherently coercive" and warranted a new election.
SNET v. Int'l. Assn. of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers Local 424 and Greater New Haven Central Labor Council -- CT Superior Court — Mass Picketing

Office Location

150 Trumbull Street, Fifth Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male