J. Ian Downes is a member of the firm's labor and employment group. His practice includes litigation and counseling in all areas of labor and employment law with a particular focus on labor-management relations and employee benefits (ERISA) issues.
A substantial part of Mr. Downes's work involves representing clients in class action litigation in the federal courts, particularly in ERISA cases.
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2001
Amherst College, B.A., 1997
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Honorable Joseph E. Irenas, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Publications and Lectures
Mr. Downes was a chapter editor for the recently-published BNA Books treatise on the Family and Medical Leave Act (1st ed. 2006).