Frank W. Buck - Littler Mendelson P.C.

Frank W. Buck

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 216-623-6137

Frank W. Buck focuses his practice on labor relations for both private and public sector clients and has served as the chief negotiator for employers in many negotiations, including those involving bargaining units of 1,000 to 14,000 employees. He also has extensive experience with a wide range of employment law matters, including:

  • High stakes collective bargaining
  • Business restructuring
  • Plant closures and relocations
  • Employment litigation
  • Contract administration
  • Interest arbitration
  • Leaves of absence
  • Wrongful termination
  • Discipline decisions
  • Strategic advice
  • Litigation assistance
  • Union organizing campaigns
  • Proper handling of terminations

Frank regularly represents clients before the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, the State Employment Relations Board, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and other state and federal agencies. He also appears before all levels of the federal and state courts, including the United States Supreme Court, on a variety of matters, including claims arising under:

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The National Labor Relations Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Trade Adjustment Assistance

His diverse group of clients spans numerous industries, including:

  • Food
  • Aluminum
  • Steel
  • Heavy manufacturing
  • Wholesale distribution
  • The public sector
  • Appliances
  • Baking
  • Grocery
  • Steel
  • Orchestral music

Frank also provides day-to-day counsel on problems arising under collective bargaining agreements and matters relating to employment discrimination, wrongful termination, business restructuring, compliance and sales and acquisitions.

Additionally, Frank has lectured on various labor law topics, from effective management and discipline, to wage and hour laws, employment terminations and successorship issues.

University of MichiganBA University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.
Board of Directors - MUSiCBoard of Trustees - Achievement Centers for Children American Bar AssociationCleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Office Location

Oswald Centre, 20th Floor
1100 Superior Avenue East
Cleveland, OH 44114-2518
United States

Practice Areas

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