Bio

Erik G. Bradberry is a member of Plunkett Cooney's Labor & Employment Law Practice Group who exclusively defends the interests of employers in litigation and advises them on labor relations and workplace-related regulatory compliance.

Mr. Bradberry represents employers across a variety of industries, routinely defending them in complex and business sensitive disputes involving allegations of discrimination, retaliation and unfair labor practices. His practice also includes providing counsel and advice on human resources policies and procedures, including such issues as employee discipline, workplace accommodations, reductions in force and drafting/updating employment policies and handbooks.

In addition, Mr. Bradberry advises his clients on a range of labor law matters. This includes representation in matters before the National Labor Relations Board, as well as at the bargaining table and in arbitration proceedings with public- and private-sector unions.

Mr. Bradberry is a frequent speaker on his areas of expertise, and his clients rely on him to provide management and staff training a variety of labor and employment law topics.

Representative Client Work

  • Obtained dismissal of numerous charges of discrimination, harassment and retaliation on behalf of employers in the EEOC and state administrative agencies
  • Obtained jury verdict as first chair trial counsel in claims involving alleged breach of contract and statutory violations
  • Obtained dismissal of federal lawsuit and enforcement of arbitration agreement in case involving claims of discrimination and retaliation

Professional Affiliations

  • First Judicial District Bar Association (Colorado)
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan

Credentials

Education

  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., 2016
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver, Elementary Education Licensure, 2007
  • University of Denver Sturm College of Law, M.S., 2005
  • University of Colorado, Denver, magna cum laude, B.S., 2004

Admissions

  • Colorado, 2016
  • Michigan, 2023
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2023
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2023
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2023
  • U.S. District Court, Dist. of Colorado, 2016 

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