David Baron Joins Seward & Kissel’s Employment Practice

May 15, 2023

NEW YORK — May 15, 2023 — Seward & Kissel LLP announced today that employment litigator and counselor David Baron has joined the firm as a partner in the Employment Law Group in New York.

David has represented and advised companies of all sizes on employment-related matters in industries such as financial services, life sciences, healthcare, education, technology, and consumer goods. He has extensive experience providing employment advisory services, as well as all aspects of employment litigation, including non-competes and other restrictive covenants, whistleblower retaliation, contract disputes, and discrimination claims. David litigates in state and federal courts, arbitration hearings, and administrative agencies nationwide, regularly achieving advantageous resolutions.

“David is a thoughtful and creative lawyer with significant experience representing clients in a wide range of employment-related matters,” said Seward & Kissel managing partner Jim Cofer. “We are confident that his well-rounded practice will be of tremendous value to our clients.”

David also counsels and advises clients through all types of employee-related matters including executive and non-executive employment agreements, separations, layoffs, and internal complaints. He conducts and oversees workplace investigations, drafts and implements workplace policies, and advises on employment matters in connection with mergers & acquisitions, spin-outs, and other corporate transactions.

“I am excited to join Seward & Kissel’s accomplished employment law team,” noted David. “As the labor and employment landscape continues to shift and evolve, I look forward to guiding clients through their unique and important challenges in that space and representing their interests in litigation when necessary.”

David was most recently a partner at Hogan Lovells, where he began his career in 2011 after earning his J.D. from New York University School of Law. David received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating magna cum laude.


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