Lance Geren represents international and local labor organizations before the National Labor Relations Board, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission, the Delaware Public Employment Relations Board, the Delaware Merit Employee Relations Board, the Philadelphia Civil Service Commission, labor arbitrators, and in state and federal court. Mr. Geren provides all facets of representation to labor unions including handling labor arbitrations, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, assisting in union organizing drives, and representing unions in state and federal court and before state and federal agencies. Mr. Geren also provides training for union officials on areas ranging from Department of Labor compliance issues to shop steward and delegate education and advocacy.
Mr. Geren is a graduate of Hiram College and the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America. During law school, Mr. Geren worked as a law clerk for the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers, AFL-CIO, as a Peggy Browning Fund Fellow. He also assisted in an organizing campaign seeking to organize the janitors working at the university. After law school, Mr. Geren worked as a Field Attorney at the National Labor Relations Board, Region Four, where he investigated and prosecuted unfair labor practices and served as a hearing officer in representational matters. Mr. Geren also served as the Vice President of the National Labor Relations Board Union Local 4. In 2006, Mr. Geren traveled to Cuba with a delegation of health care labor organizations and health care workers to study and evaluate the health care system.
Mr. Geren is a members of the bars of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Supreme Court of Delaware, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, United States District Court for the District of Delaware, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.