Brandon J. Lester

Brandon Lester represents and counsels employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He has experience defending employers in individual and collective actions in state and federal courts, as well as in labor arbitrations. He has specifically achieved favorable arbitration awards in numerous promotional, scheduling, pay treatment, and contract interpretation cases.

Brandon has extensive experience advising companies in complying with the Davis-Bacon Act (the federal prevailing wage law) and various Buy America laws related to state and federal contracts and regularly represents railroads in Federal Rail Safety Act litigation. He also has provided significant guidance to major energy clients involved in Marcellus Shale operations, including on safety-related issues and on federal wage and hour law compliance issues tied to integrating employees of acquired companies. [1]