Mary E. Bruno - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Mary E. Bruno

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 602-445-8505

Mary E. Bruno is the Assistant General Counsel for the firm and works with the General Counsel in the areas of risk management, employment, and handling conflict and ethics issues. Mary has worked with the firm's Labor and Employment Law group focusing on advising and representing companies and managers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including National Labor Relations Board matters (organizing drives, representation hearings, election campaigns, unfair labor practice proceedings, RC and RM petitions, decertification and deauthorization elections, collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, unit clarification petitions, injunctions, project agreements and dual gate picketing); EEOC and state civil rights agency discrimination charges; Title VII discrimination and harassment lawsuits; compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Meyers-Milias Brown Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Arizona Civil Rights Act, the Navajo Nation Preference in Employment Act; wage and hour issues, including compliance with  Fair Labor Standards Act  and the Davis Bacon Act; the protection of proprietary information and drafting and enforcement of covenants not to compete; development of personnel policies, manuals, employment and separation agreements; the development and presentation of training programs and materials covering a variety of employment law matters; and advising and defending employers in cases involving wrongful termination, breach of contract, discrimination, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent hiring, supervision and retention and other tort claims.

University of ArizonaBA 1983University of California, Hastings College of the LawJ.D. 1986
Supervisory Series and Human Resources Certification Program, University of California (1991-1995) Maricopa County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section Arizona Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Employment Defense Section American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section EADV (Employers Against Domestic Violence)Taskforce of the Maricopa Association of Governments, Membership, Training and Awareness Taskforce

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Labor and employment
  • Construction labor law
  • Federal Indian law
  • Navajo Nation law

Significant Representations
  • Negotiated collective bargaining agreements and project agreements in the construction industry.
  • Defended clients in Title VII and ADEA and ADA actions.
  • Defended clients in Title VII class actions.
  • Represented many clients before the National Labor Relations Board in representation and unfair labor practice cases.
  • Represented employers facing Union Corporate Campaigns.
Other Court Admissions

  • Navajo Nation

Office Location

2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management