Overview

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, and Super Lawyers.

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Thought Leadership

Recognition

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Guide to the World's Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers

Listed as a "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine

Memberships & Affiliations

Governor, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Member, Labor and Employers Advisory Counsel, National Association of Manufacturers

Member, Model Adjudication Rules Working Group

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1965New Jersey
  • 1966District of Columbia

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Education

  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.1965
  • Georgetown University Law CenterLL.M.1967
  • Brown UniversityA.B.1962