Randall C. Schauer
Randy's practice focuses on all aspects of labor relations and employment law. He handles the full spectrum of the employment relationship from pre-hire procedures to post-termination closure, including unemployment compensation and statutory compliance issues such as Title VII, ADA, FLSA, FMLA and OSHA compliance. Randy negotiates, drafts, and enforces contracts protecting client's rights in all aspects of the employment relationship, including employment and separation, confidentiality and non-competition, intellectual property protection, and independent contractor arrangements.
On the labor side, Randy has negotiated Collective Bargaining Agreements and has represented management in grievance arbitrations. He also counsels employers on union avoidance strategies and tactics. He has also successfully served as a private mediator to parties involved in employment disputes.
Randy has extensive litigation experience and has successfully tried numerous jury and bench trials to verdict, including injunctive relief. He has argued appeals before all Pennsylvania appellate courts, as well as the Third and Fourth Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals. Randy has represented employers before various administrative agencies such as the EEOC, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, OSHA, and the NLRB, among others.
Before Fox Rothschild
Randy returned to Fox Rothschild after having served as chair of the Labor & Employment Group at another large area law firm.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Randy is a frequent speaker and writer for human resource and legal professionals on all aspects of the employment relationship including procedures, training, and legal compliance issues.
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a Mid-Atlantic
motor coach service provider in a wage and hour collective action alleging denial of overtime pay. Successfully demonstrated that the Motor Carrier Exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act applied as the company was engaged in interstate activities, saving the client an estimated $1 million in retroactive overtime pay
fees, and allowing the client to
maintain the current profitable structure
s business operations.
Honors and Awards
- American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™ (2012, 2013)