Prince Yeates & Geldzahler attorney and president John Chindlund has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of the Best Lawyers in America, one of the most highly-respected peer review guides worldwide.
Mr. Chindlund practices labor and employment law, representing employers in all issues pertaining to the employer–employee relationship. He handles matters involving the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Utah Anti-Discrimination & Labor Division.
Mr. Chindlund also defends employers against state causes of action arising out of the employer–employee relationship, including wrongful termination actions, intentional tort claims, workers’ compensation and unemployment claims. Mr. Chindlund helps employers negotiate collective bargaining agreements and arbitrate grievances under such agreements and he defends employers against ERISA withdrawal liability claims by multiemployer defined benefit pension plans.
Before joining Prince Yeates, Mr. Chindlund served as staff counsel to a board member of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C. He was also a trial lawyer for a regional office of the National Labor Relations Board.