David A McManus is a partner and practice group leader of the labor and employment practice in the New York office of Morgan Lewis. He counsels employers in an array of industries in labor and employment matters, and regularly represents employers in litigation and in arbitration relating to both union and nonunion employees. He advises clients in planning and implementing the restructuring and redeployment of their US domestic and international workforces in connection with reductions in force, outsourcing transactions, facility shutdowns and relocations, mergers, sales, acquisitions and joint ventures.
David works closely with in-house counsel, human resources executives, and business leaders to develop and implement practical and effective strategies to address the myriad of personnel-related issues and challenges faced by employers. Clients rely on David’s advice with respect to the hiring and dismissal of senior executives and managers. They also regularly consult David with respect to managing and responding to crises that pose both reputational and economic damage.
David is part of the firm’s cross-practice Global Workforce team, which provides integrated cross-border advice, counseling, and strategic planning across the spectrum of labour, employment, benefits, and immigration issues. David earned his JD in 1992 from University of Pennsylvania Law School and his BA in 1989 from the University of Virginia.