Nicole Elgin represents employers in traditional labor and employment law matters. Nicole’s labor practice ranges from strategizing employer campaigns during a unionization drive to negotiating collective bargaining agreements and representing employers in hearings before arbitrators, the Oregon Employment Relations Board, and the National Labor Relations Board. Nicole works with unionized employers across a variety of industries and sectors, from chemical manufacturing and wood products to public education service districts.
Nicole’s employment law practice includes working with employers to adapt workplace policies to the latest legislative changes at the state and national levels. Nicole defends employers facing investigation by Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI), Washington’s Labor & Industries (L&I), and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Nicole also advised the state in drafting its regulations on Oregon’s Equal Pay Act as a member of the Bureau of Labor and Industries’ Rulemaking Committee and has helped numerous employers perform equal pay analyses.
Prior to joining Barran Liebman LLP, Nicole was a judicial extern for the Honorable Michael H. Simon at the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys traveling with her family, discovering new Oregon breweries, and dog walking at the Oregon Humane Society.
Barran Liebman LLP attorneys practice labor and employment law exclusively for employers. Our attorneys constantly study new developments in the laws and regulations that affect employers.
Many of our attorneys have been practicing for almost three decades and have solidly established national reputations. Consequently, our attorneys are sought-after speakers in labor and employment issues, both locally and nationally. Our attorneys are called upon to help train judges and other attorneys on topics related to labor and employment law in seminars held throughout the year. Radio, newspaper and TV reporters frequently rely on our lawyers as sources of important information on labor and employment law issues.
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