Overview

As a core member of Littler’s Labor Management Relations Practice Group, Fred Miner represents management in collective bargaining negotiations, counsels employers concerning bargaining obligations and administration of collective bargaining agreements, and is an advocate in the arbitration of disputes arising out of collective bargaining agreements and in enforcement litigation. He has represented numerous employers in administrative proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and in related litigation, including the successful defense of unfair labor practice charges and the successful prosecution and defense of appeals in such cases.

Fred also counsels employers regarding representation proceedings, representation campaigns, and Board conducted elections. He has assisted a number of employers in developing and implementing successful union avoidance strategies.

In addition, Fred assists employers in developing and implementing personnel policies, handbooks, employment contracts, and arbitration agreements. He has successfully enforced individual arbitration agreements in federal courts with respect to a variety of employment related claims.

Fred represents employers in administrative proceedings and litigation with respect to a variety of equal employment opportunity laws, government contractor laws, wage and hour laws, and plant-closing laws.

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2017

Named, America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA

2015-2016

News, Analysis & Press

Chipotle in Trouble Again, This Time with the NLRB

Corporate Counsel

March 16, 2016

NLRB Guidance on Employer Rules Affirms Broad Right to Discuss Working Conditions

Bloomberg BNA Occupational Safety & Health Daily

April 2, 2015

Speaking Engagements

The Ambush Election: One Year In

Littler Arizona Employer Conference, Phoenix, AZ

October 25, 2016

Public Sector Employment Law Update

Phoenix, AZ

July 27, 2016

Hot Topics in Employment and Labor Law

Phoenix, AZ

August 13, 2015

Hot Topics in Employment and Labor Law

Phoenix, AZ

August 15, 2013

Hot Topics in Employment and Labor Law

Phoenix, AZ

August 14, 2013

Hot Topics in Employment and Labor Law

Phoenix, AZ

August 13, 2013

4th Annual Public Sector Employment Law Update

Phoenix, AZ

February 14, 2013

The NLRB and DOL Try to Breathe New Life Into Union Organizing and Regulation of Employee Conduct

The 2012 Executive Employer® Conference

Littler Mendelson, Scottsdale, AZ

May 10, 2012

The ADAAA Final Regulations

Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2011

2nd Annual Public Sector Employment Law Update

Phoenix, AZ

February 17, 2011

Employment Law Update

Phoenix, AZ

September 30, 2010

2010 Public Sector Employment Law Update

Phoenix, AZ

March 19, 2010

Education

  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 1994
  • M.A., University of Virginia, 1991
  • A.B., Dartmouth College, 1989

Bar Admission

Arizona
New Mexico
Kentucky
Wisconsin

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan