John S. Irving

Hon. John S. Irving

Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Topics: Civil Rights • Corporations, Securities & Antitrust • Litigation • Labor & Employment Law • Criminal Law & Procedure • Federalism & Separation of Powers

John Irving focuses his practice on labor and employment litigation and counseling employers on mergers, acquisitions and consolidations, downsizing, plant relocations, union representation elections, labor negotiations, strikes and lockouts, NLRB unfair labor practices, arbitration, wage and hour, wrongful discharge and equal employment. John, a former NLRB General Counsel and Labor Department official, was selected as a global leader in the field of employment & labor law in The International Who's Who of Labor and Employment Lawyers by Law Business Research, The Best Lawyers in America, andSuper Lawyers.

Appellate Division and Legal Assistant to Board Member, National Labor Relations Board, 1965-1969.

Special Assistant to the Solicitor of Labor, 1969-1970.

Executive Assistant to Under Secretary of Labor, 1970-1971.

National Labor Relations Board Associate General Counsel, 1971-1972, Deputy General Counsel 1972-1975 and General Counsel, 1975-1979.

2005 National Lawyers Convention
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2005 National Lawyers Convention


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