David L. Bayer is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Labor-Management Relations and Employment Litigation & Arbitration Groups. He represents a diverse range of clients across many industries, including professional sports leagues and teams, real estate and construction companies, private universities, financial institutions, retail companies, media outlets, not-for-profits and hospitals, among others. David has represented clients in all aspects of labor-management relations, including collective bargaining, administration of collective bargaining agreements, arbitration, matters before the National Labor Relations Board and related litigation. He has also advised clients on the labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions.
In addition, David has represented and counseled clients on a wide range of employment matters, including those involving claims of employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations and breach of restrictive covenants. He has also assisted clients in workplace investigations, updating workplace policies and handbooks, providing antidiscrimination and antiharassment training and general advice and counsel on compliance with federal, state and local employment laws.
Prior to joining Proskauer, David interned in the Labor Relations Department of Major League Baseball and was also a legal intern at the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center. While in law school, David interned for the Honorable Michael H. Dolinger, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York.