Frederick D. Braid

Frederick D. Braid


Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 2003

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Frederick D. Braid represents management in the practice of labor and employment law, and leads Holland & Knight’s New York practice group. He has represented employers in the private sector for his entire career with respect to all aspects of labor relations and employment law, including counseling and litigation with respect to union organizing activity; collective bargaining and contract administration; grievance and interest arbitration; acquisitions, closures, relocations, restructuring and bankruptcy; occupational safety and health; employment discrimination and affirmative action compliance; whistleblowing; employment-related torts, including defamation, negligent hiring and retention; employment at will, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, trade secret confidentiality; withdrawal liability, wage and hour compliance; personnel practices and employment policies.

Mr. Braid has represented employers in virtually every industry ranging in size from small closely held businesses to multinational corporations and multiemployer associations, both nonunion employers and employers who have established collective bargaining relationships. He has represented employers subject to both the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act.

Mr. Braid has published scholarly articles in journals for labor lawyers and is the original author on collective bargaining in the treatise, NLRA Law & Practice, and also a contributing author to the American Bar Association’s treatise, Occupational Safety and Health Law.

Location

  • 31 West 52nd Street, 12th Floor
    New York, NY 10019

Languages

  • English

Education

  • St. John's University, graduated 1968

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law Advisory Board - Member
  • St. John's University School of Law Center for Labor and Employment Law Board of Advisors - Member
  • New York State Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member

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435 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

67 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Full Firm Profile

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

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

Special Focus

  • Employment
  • Labor
  • Management

Awards:

  • Chambes USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2009-14
  • Best Lawyers in America 2003-15
  • New York Super Lawyers 2008-12, 2014

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