For more than 25 years, Dennis has represented clients in labor and employment disputes, in litigation and on legislative and regulatory matters. His labor and employment practice focuses on traditional labor law, including representation of clients with respect to matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act. He also represents employers in defense of discrimination claims and with respect to collective bargaining agreement negotiation and administration. Additionally, he counsels employers on all FMLA, ADA, FLSA, ELCRA and other state and federal employment laws and assists in formulating personnel policies.
Dennis also counsels clients on international trade issues and was actively involved in many of the significant international trade initiatives of the last several decades, including creation of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA), the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), bilateral free trade agreements, U.S. – Japan trade relations and WTO Accession and economic sanctions reform.
Dennis is a former Board Member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission. He served as a presidential appointee under four U.S. presidents.