David Baron is a partner in Seward & Kissel’s Employment Group. David represents and advises clients across a broad range of labor and employment matters. His approach is to provide practical guidance by balancing legal risks with each client’s unique business goals and culture, and to find creative solutions to complex problems.

David’s experience is extensive and well-rounded. As a counselor, he guides clients through complicated, sensitive, and delicate employee-related matters, including those involving restrictive covenants, executive separations, layoffs and internal employee complaints. David also advises on business transactions, conducts and oversees workplace investigations, drafts and negotiates executive and other employment agreements, and drafts and implements workplace policies.

As a litigator, David represents clients in threatened and filed lawsuits involving employment discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, wage and hour disputes, and restrictive covenants and trade secrets. He also represents management in traditional labor disputes and collective bargaining matters. He has appeared in state and federal courts, arbitration hearings and administrative agencies around the country.

David is a member of the American Employment Law Council and devotes substantial time to pro bono matters.