Mr. Black focuses his practice on representing management in labor and employment law disputes.
He has defended clients in a variety of matters including claims for unpaid overtime, Title VII race discrimination claims, ERISA claims, breach of contract disputes and suits to enforce covenants not to compete.
A significant portion of Mr. Black’s practice is devoted to counseling employers regarding all aspects of the employment relationship including effectuating terminations, wage and hour inquiries, the ADA, the FMLA and COBRA.
He has also assisted employers with the drafting of employment agreements, severance agreements, covenants not to compete, employee handbooks and policies and ADA medical questionnaires.
Prior to joining FordHarrison, Mr. Black was an associate at a large general practice firm based in Virginia where he handled employment and commercial disputes for clients in a variety of industries.
He received his law degree from George Mason University, magna cum laude.