Nicholas DiGiovanni

Nicholas DiGiovanni

Partner, Morgan, Brown & Joy

Nick DiGiovanni joined the firm Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP in 1973 immediately after graduating from Cornell Law School. Over that span of time, Nick has handled cases and issues in virtually all aspects of labor and employment law. While he handles a diverse clientele, he has developed a particular specialty in labor and employment matters affecting colleges and universities. In that regard, Nick represents many institutions of higher education around New England and the Northeast. He is also a long standing member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the College and University Personnel Association, has served on numerous committees in those organizations and is a frequent speaker at NACUA and CUPA conferences and those of other higher education organizations.

Nick is also a member of the Committee on the Development of the Law under the National Labor Relations Act of the ABA and has spoken at national meetings of that organization.

A frequent writer in the field of labor and employment law, Nick has published a book on age discrimination, Age Discrimination: An Administrator’s Guide (College and University Personnel Association Publishers, 1989) and numerous articles, including “Surface v. Hard Bargaining: Tilting Towards Non-Intervention,” The Labor Lawyer, Fall, 1986; “NLRB Jurisdiction Over Colleges and Universities,” William and Mary Law Review, Spring 1975 (co-author); “Negotiating a Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement,” NACUA, 2005 (co-author). He was a contributing author to Education Law, (Matthew Bender Publishers, 1984); The Judicial Guide to Labor and Employment Law, Lawyers Weekly Publications, 1990; The Aging Work Force, (CUPA, 1993); Massachusetts Employment Law, (MCLE, 1999).

He is a member of the bar of Massachusetts and is also admitted before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits and the Federal District Courts for Massachusetts and Vermont. He is also a member of the Boston, Massachusetts and American Bar Association, and a regular contributor to Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education programs.

A summa cum laude graduate of Providence College in 1970, Nick received his law degree from Cornell University School of Law in 1973.

B2. Labor Law Update

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This “Labor Law Update” session will focus on adjunct faculty unions and will cover topics such as the state of the labor movement, why adjuncts are organizing and which unions are active; communicating with your adjuncts during a union organizing drive; how to prepare for and approach negotiations if a union wins certification; areas in […]

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