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David J. Grech

Senior Counsel

(212) 453-0746
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Practices

New York
One Battery Park Plaza
28th Floor
New York, NY 10004


Education

J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 2004

  • Dean's List Graduate
  • Dean's Fellowship
  • St. John's Law Review, Articles and Notes Editor, 2002 – 2004

B.A., summa cum laude, Hofstra University, 1998

  • Provost's Scholar
  • Dean's List
  • Distinguished Academic Scholar

Honors

Law Student Legal Ethics Award of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, 2004

David J. Grech is Senior Counsel in the New York offices of Gordon & Rees and a member of the Employment Law practice group. Mr. Grech has more than a decade of experience in counselling private and public sector employers on labor and employment matters, including compliance with federal statutes and regulations and their New York State and local counterparts. He has prepared and implemented employee handbooks and policy manuals, drafted and negotiated collective bargaining agreements, and guided his clients through employment applications, hirings, disciplinary matters, grievances, arbitrations, terminations, and severance agreements.

Mr. Grech’s litigation practice includes representing his clients in all aspects of civil litigation before the New York State courts, New York State Commercial Division, and federal courts, including pleadings, discovery, mediation, motion practice, trial, settlement, and enforcement. He has practiced before enforcement agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Department of Labor, Division of Human Rights, Public Employment Relations Board, Workers’ Compensation Board, Department of Environmental Conservation, Education Department, and Department of Buildings, winning numerous hearings and trials. And Mr. Grech has perfected and argued appeals before the Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, the Workers’ Compensation Board and Board Panels, the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and the Industrial Board of Appeals.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Grech worked at a boutique management-side labor and employment law firm, which was a successor to one of the first of such firms on Long Island.

Admissions

New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Memberships

New York State Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
Phi Beta Kappa, 1998 - Present
Pi Sigma Alpha, 1998 - Present

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Contact

(212) 453-0746

dgrech@grsm.com


Offices

New York

Education

J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 2004

  • Dean's List Graduate
  • Dean's Fellowship
  • St. John's Law Review, Articles and Notes Editor, 2002 – 2004

B.A., summa cum laude, Hofstra University, 1998

  • Provost's Scholar
  • Dean's List
  • Distinguished Academic Scholar

Honors

Law Student Legal Ethics Award of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, 2004

David J. Grech

Senior Counsel

Practices

Biography

David J. Grech is Senior Counsel in the New York offices of Gordon & Rees and a member of the Employment Law practice group. Mr. Grech has more than a decade of experience in counselling private and public sector employers on labor and employment matters, including compliance with federal statutes and regulations and their New York State and local counterparts. He has prepared and implemented employee handbooks and policy manuals, drafted and negotiated collective bargaining agreements, and guided his clients through employment applications, hirings, disciplinary matters, grievances, arbitrations, terminations, and severance agreements.

Mr. Grech’s litigation practice includes representing his clients in all aspects of civil litigation before the New York State courts, New York State Commercial Division, and federal courts, including pleadings, discovery, mediation, motion practice, trial, settlement, and enforcement. He has practiced before enforcement agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Department of Labor, Division of Human Rights, Public Employment Relations Board, Workers’ Compensation Board, Department of Environmental Conservation, Education Department, and Department of Buildings, winning numerous hearings and trials. And Mr. Grech has perfected and argued appeals before the Appellate Divisions of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, the Workers’ Compensation Board and Board Panels, the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and the Industrial Board of Appeals.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Grech worked at a boutique management-side labor and employment law firm, which was a successor to one of the first of such firms on Long Island.

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Admissions

New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Memberships

New York State Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
Phi Beta Kappa, 1998 - Present
Pi Sigma Alpha, 1998 - Present

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