Ellen Shadur Gross represents private and public entities in labor and employment matters. Her traditional labor practice includes representation of employers in collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and the California Public Employment Relations Board. Ellen also represents employers faced with union organizing activity, providing both union awareness training and advising employers in the conduct of representation elections
Ellen has extensive experience negotiating employment, separation and trade secret agreements, including in connection with the formation and acquisition of companies; and litigation and counseling involving hiring, discipline, disability and leave issues, discrimination and harassment, wage and hour claims and protection of trade secrets.
Ellen is a contributor to BakerHostetler’s Data Privacy Monitor blog, commenting on social media and labor relations issues. Her blog posts include:
Ellen brings to her practice formal training and practice as a mediator. In addition, from 1991 to 1996, she served as the Associate General Counsel of the Saurer Group, a Swiss textile manufacturing entity. Based in the Principality of Monaco, Ellen was responsible for oversight of legal matters involving U.S. subsidiaries, in addition to supporting European finance and operations. This training and experience informs Ellen’s business-oriented and practical problem-solving approach, and as a result, she has often been called upon to bring closure to protracted labor disputes. Ellen has represented entities spanning a broad range of sectors, including healthcare, manufacturing, hospitality, film and broadcast television, municipalities and special districts, public and private universities, and K-12 school and community college districts.
Ellen is fluent in French.
10/17/2013 - Health Law Update—October 17, 2013
10/3/2013 - Health Law Update—October 3, 2013
6/27/2013 - Health Law Update—June 27, 2013
2/6/2013 - Post-Inauguration Employment Law Briefing