New Lawyer Joins Bryan Cave LLP in New York
April 3, 2007
NEW YORK, April 3, 2007 – Lawrence J. Hurley has joined the international law firm Bryan Cave LLP as counsel in the firm’s New York office. Hurley joins Bryan Cave’s Labor and Employment Group from Lucent Technologies, Inc., where he served as Law Vice President.
“Larry will play a significant role in expanding the New York office’s labor and employment practice,” said Dennis Fleischmann, managing partner of the firm’s New York office.
During his 21 years with Lucent, Hurley was an executive level corporate counsel, leading the Labor and Employment practice group. He also was Chief Litigation Counsel for a number of years, a member of the Law Division Senior Leadership Team and chair of the Law Department corporate compliance team. Hurley advised many of the company’s senior leaders on a full range of litigation, corporate compliance and labor and employment matters, including union relations, collective bargaining issues, force management and employment discrimination issues. He also has experience defending nationwide class action suits concerning employment discrimination and violations of ERISA, as well as unfair labor practice proceedings having nationwide scope.
Hurley was honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1971 with the rank of first lieutenant, and his decorations include the Army Commendation Medal and Bronze Star for service in Vietnam. He is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
Hurley received his J.D. in 1974 from Catholic University School of Law and his B.S. in 1969 from the University of Dayton, Ohio.
Bryan Cave LLP has a diversified international practice. The firm represents a wide variety of business, financial, institutional and individual clients, including publicly held multinational corporations, large and mid-sized privately held companies, partnerships and emerging companies. Aided by extensive investments in technology, Bryan Cave’s nearly 800 lawyers in 13 offices across the United States, United Kingdom, the Middle East and Asia efficiently serve clients’ needs in the world’s leading business and financial markets.
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