Douglas Dexter Elected Fellow of College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
SAN FRANCISCO (July 9, 2015): Farella Braun + Martel LLP congratulates veteran Employment Partner Douglas Dexter on his induction as a Fellow to the prestigious College of Labor & Employment Lawyers.
The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers is an international organization comprised of the most accomplished professionals in the labor and employment law community. Fellowship is by nomination only, limited to those who have been practicing for 20 years or more and demonstrate the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards. The mission of the College is to provide guidance, knowledge and clarity in the area of labor and employment law.
“It is an incredible honor to be a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. I have great respect and admiration for the organization and its members, and I look forward to working with my peers to continue to advance our field, a critical area of law that affects nearly all of society – every employer and working individual,” said Dexter.
Chair of Farella’s Employment Practice Group, Dexter has been representing employers for more than 30 years, advising clients on implementing sound business policies and reducing the threat of employment litigation and workplace conflict. He represents clients in both individual and class litigation in employment matters involving wage compliance, disability accommodation and leaves of absence, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, union relations, trade secret protection, unfair competition, and non-compete/solicitation agreements.
Dexter is a frequent writer and speaker on employment law topics in national publications and venues. Highly involved in the industry, he has served as president of the Northern California Human Resources Association and currently serves as a council member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section. Dexter earned his J.D., magna cum laude; from the University of San Diego (1984), where he served as comments editor of the San Diego Law Review.
Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Founded in 1962, Farella is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com
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