Fisher & Phillips LLP • Irvine, California
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Irvine, California 92614
Warren Nelson is a partner in the Irvine office. His practice emphasizes collective bargaining, defense of unfair labor practice charges, arbitrations, representation of employers in union organizing campaigns, occupational safety and health, affirmative action, and wage and hour law. Warren has more than 20 years of labor and employee relations experience in unionized and non-unionized environments. He has negotiated over 100 labor agreements for employers, covering construction, manufacturing, retail, warehousing, clerical, food processing, trucking, and public sector employees in over 30 states, Mexico and Canada. Warren has developed and implemented union avoidance, strike operations and crisis contingency plans as well as employee communications and workplace safety programs for employers across the country. Additionally, Warren has led management training sessions focusing on effective hiring and discipline, union avoidance, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, and plant relocations and closures. Before joining the firm, Warren was Director of Labor and Employee Relations for GATX and Itel Distribution Systems, the nation’s largest warehousing company. He was also Manager of Labor Relations for Lucky Stores Northern California Division. Warren also has experience as a union business representative.
- College: University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 1971, B.A.
- Law School: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 1994, J.D.
- Other: University of Oregon, School of Business, Eugene, OR 1978, M.S.; University of Sussex, Brighton, Eng
Bar AdmissionsWisconsin, 1995