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Daniel Fassio

Counsel

Washington, D.C.
Direct: (202) 828-5323
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Mr. Fassio is counsel in the Labor & Employment of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Washington, D.C. office.  His experience includes counseling and representing employers on a variety of employment and labor law matters, and has worked with clients in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, energy, entertainment, retail, health care, and hospitality.

Mr. Fassio focuses much of his practice in the area of traditional labor relations.  Mr. Fassio has represented employers in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and a variety of labor arbitrations, including employee discipline and discharge matters and contract interpretation cases.  He has provided counsel and training to employers and their supervisors with regard to work stoppages, collective bargaining, and union organizing.

In addition, Mr. Fassio has significant experience with employment litigation in both state and federal courts, as well as before administrative bodies such as the EEOC and federal workplace safety agencies. He has represented employers in claims arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Mine Safety and Health Act, and corollary state statutes.  He has also provided employers counsel on issues such as restrictive covenants, employee handbooks and policies, and wage payment matters.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Fassio was an associate at an international labor and employment law firm, and served as a clerk at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

 

Mr. Fassio is counsel in the Labor & Employment of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Washington, D.C. office.  His experience includes counseling and representing employers on a variety of employment and labor law matters, and has worked with clients in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, energy, entertainment, retail, health care, and hospitality.

Mr. Fassio focuses much of his practice in the area of traditional labor relations.  Mr. Fassio has represented employers in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and a variety of labor arbitrations, including employee discipline and discharge matters and contract interpretation cases.  He has provided counsel and training to employers and their supervisors with regard to work stoppages, collective bargaining, and union organizing.

In addition, Mr. Fassio has significant experience with employment litigation in both state and federal courts, as well as before administrative bodies such as the EEOC and federal workplace safety agencies. He has represented employers in claims arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Mine Safety and Health Act, and corollary state statutes.  He has also provided employers counsel on issues such as restrictive covenants, employee handbooks and policies, and wage payment matters.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Fassio was an associate at an international labor and employment law firm, and served as a clerk at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

 

Education

  • J.D., College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law (2011)
    William and Mary National ADR Team President
    Executive Notes Editor, William & Mary Business Law Review

  • M.Div., Harvard University (2008)
    Master's Thesis

  • B.A. in History, B.A. in Religion, Washington and Lee University, magna cum laude (2005)

Admissions

  • Admitted only in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Not admitted in the District of Columbia. Currently practicing under the supervision of principals of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar.
  • West Virginia
  • Pennsylvania

Courts

  • United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)