has been practicing in all areas of employment, industrial
relations, and labor law since 1974. His expertise extends from
wrongful discharge suits, National Labor Relations Board election
and unfair labor practice proceedings, collective bargaining
negotiations and contract administration to employment contracts,
affirmative action plans and proceedings, Title VII litigation, OSHA,
and EEO counseling.
Mr. Serotte was an associate, then a partner in the Labor and
Employment Law Department at the dissolved Baltimore law firm of
Frank, Bernstein, Conaway & Goldman. He practiced at Frank,
Bernstein for nearly 15 years before leaving in January 1992 to form
a predecessor to Serotte, Rockman & Wescott.
A graduate of Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor
Relations and an honors graduate of the University of Texas School
of Law, Mr. Serotte began his career as Assistant General Counsel to
the National Association of Government Employees.
Mr. Serotte has taught labor relations and collective bargaining
as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Baltimore
School of Business. He continues to write and lecture extensively on
a wide range of labor and employment law issues.
A native of the Bronx, New York, Mr. Serotte is a member of the
Maryland Chamber of Commerce Employee Relations Committee and the
Maryland State Bar Association's Labor Law Section. He is also
active in the Baltimore County and American Bar Associations
(including serving on the Employee Rights and Responsibilities
Committee of the Labor Law Section of the ABA), and is the former
President of the Maryland Chapter of the Industrial Relations
Active in community organizations, Mr. Serotte is a Past
President of the Board of Directors of the Edward A. Myerberg
Northwest Senior Center and a Board member of several charitable