Mr. Barrett, a native Nebraskan, joined Fraser Stryker in 2008 after practicing labor and employment law with another Omaha law firm for 25 years. Mr. Barrett has represented both private and public sector clients with respect to labor and employment matters, collective bargaining, EEO/affirmative action matters, Fair Labor Standards Act and Occupational Safety and Health matters. Mr. Barrett has represented the Firm's clients in a wide variety of proceedings, including federal court and agency proceedings involving employment, and civil rights and labor law litigation as well as state court and state agency actions, including jury trials and appellate work. Mr. Barrett also drafts employment contracts including such provisions as noncompetition, nondisclosure and confidentiality provisions.
Mr. Barrett also advises management on various issues, including, but not limited to, hiring, workplace investigations, discipline, terminations, leave of absence issues, human resource policies and procedures, wage and hour issues, traditional labor issues, and other various state and federal laws. Mr. Barrett speaks regularly to management groups on various employment related issues and provides employer training on maintaining nonunion status, anti-harassment and anti-discrimination laws.
In addition to spending time with friends and family, when outside of the office Pat enjoys traveling, golfing, hunting, and reading as well as attending sports events.
Eric Tiritilli is Senior Counsel in the Firm’s Business Department. Mr. Tiritilli received his Master of Arts degree from the University of Texas, at Arlington and an undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas. He received his law degree from Creighton University School of Law, magna cum laude.
Mr. Tiritilli’s practice focuses on counseling and defending companies in matters of employment and traditional labor law. He works closely with employers, in workplace issues regarding equal employment compliance, discipline and discharge, union avoidance, workplace safety, and wage and hour matters. He provides practical guidance and actionable solutions. Mr. Tiritilli has defended employers both in court and before state and federal agencies.
He also serves as a contributing editor to a leading labor law publication and is a frequent speaker on labor and employment issues.