Attorney at Law, Partner, DLA Piper, San Francisco
David Durham is a partner with DLA Piper in San Francisco. He represents employers in such industries as solid waste, construction, healthcare, food service, hotel, newspapers, radio and television and live entertainment. He has negotiated literally hundreds of collective bargaining agreements with such unions as the Teamsters, SEIU, IAM, CWA, AFTRA and others. David also has advised on strike preparation, strike management, lockouts and permanent replacement situations. David also represents employers in transactions involving the outsourcing of services from public entities to private sector employers, including union issues related to the transfer. He has defended employers in numerous unfair labor practice cases before the NLRB in a variety contexts as well as 10 (j) and 10(l) injunctive proceedings and 10 (k) jurisdictional disputes. He has extensive experience in union representational proceedings and election campaigns, corporate campaigns and related collateral litigation, arbitrations and mediations. In addition to his extensive labor experience, David also advises and defends employers in wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, unfair competition, trade secret and compensation disputes. As part of his practice, David also advises employers on day to day employment matters such as discipline and discharge, and provides strategic counselling on outsourcing, and change resulting from industry change such as international competition and automation He advises on acquisitions and dispositions, particularly when one or more of the entities is unionized and advises non-union employers regarding vulnerability assessments and planning.