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June 2014

At the annual convention for the State Bar of Arizona, Nicholas J. Enoch was elected the position of Secretary of the Employment and Labor Law Section.

For the second straight year, Nicholas J. Enoch was named the manager for the Tempe South Little League Juniors (13U-14U) All Star Team. The team will be competing against a number of other teams from Arizona’s District 13 in mid July for the right to proceed to the Arizona state championship later this summer.

May 2014

On Tuesday, May 27, Nicholas J. Enoch participated in a panel discussion entitled “Wellness Programs and the Affordable Care Act: At Odds With Collective Bargaining Agreements and EEO Laws?” The other presenters for the ALERA sponsored event Mary Jo O’Neil, Regional Attorney for the EEOC, attorney Kathyrn King with Snell & Wilmer, LLP and the discussion was moderated by Steve Guttell, Arbitrator-Mediator.

April 2014

On Friday, April 18, Nicholas J. Enoch taught the class for the American Labor Merit badge to nearly one hundred boy scouts from all over the state of Arizona. The class took place at Local 359 of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation Workers. Mr. Enoch will teach the class again on Friday, April 3, 2015 in Tucson.

March 2014

Nicholas J. Enoch and Stanley Lubin were selected for the 2014 Southwest Super Lawyers list in the area Employment and Labor Law. Mr. Enoch was also On March 27, Stanley Lubin appeared on Arizona Horizon to discuss the ongoing litigation involving the unionization of the football players at Northwestern University. To watch Mr. Lubin’s appearance, as well as a couple of his previous appearances on Arizona Horizon, following this link and type in the Keyword "Lubin".

February 2014

Jarrett J. Haskovec was elected Vice President of the Arizona Employment Lawyers Association (“AzELA”) at the organization’s annual convention.  Mr. Haskovec has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of AzELA since February 2012 and will continue on in that capacity as well.

October 2013

Following a peer review process, Jarrett J. Haskovec received an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell.  This is the highest possible rating awarded and considers both an attorney’s legal ability and ethical standards.  

September 2013

Nicholas J. Enoch participated in a panel discussion on September 24 entitled “Employee Handbooks and the National Labor Relations Act: A Legal Minefield for Unsuspecting Employers”. The other presenter for the ALERA sponsored event was Cornele Overstreet, Direct of the Phoenix Region of the NLRB and it was moderated by Dean Burrell, Arbitrator-Mediator. May 2013 On May 3, Penn State’s Board of Trustees voted to elevate the Department of Labor and Employment Relations to a School. You can read more about the announcement using this link. Nicholas J. Enoch is Adjunct Faculty at the School.

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Kaitlyn A. Redfield-Ortiz has joined Lubin & Enoch, P.C. as an associate attorney.  In her new position, Kaitlyn will provide advice and representation to our labor union and other clients in all facets of labor relations and employment law.

Kaitlyn, a Phoenix native and former public school teacher, is a 2012 magna cum laude graduate of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and a 2006 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame. After graduating from law school, she served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Andrew D. Hurwitz on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  She joins Lubin & Enoch, P.C. after having spent two summers clerking for the firm during law school. Kaitlyn was the Arizona Issue Editor for the Arizona State Law Journal and she received the Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing, an honor given to fifteen law students nationwide, for her 2012 law journal article.

Kaitlyn is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in the State of Arizona and she can be contacted at the firm’s Arizona office.

August 2013

Nicholas J. Enoch and Stanley Lubin were named to the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of Labor Law -Union, Litigation - Labor an Employment and Employment Law - Individuals.  This is Mr. Lubin’s thirtieth year in the publication.

July 2013

Lubin & Enoch, P.C. received a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2014 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers' “Best Law Firms.”  For more information regarding the methodology for this award, see http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/Methodology.aspx.

May 2013

Nicholas J. Enoch was named the manager for the Tempe South Little League Juniors (13U-14U) All Star Team.  The team will be competing against a number of other teams from Arizona’s District 13 in late June.

On May 3, Penn State’s Board of Trustees voted to elevate the Department of Labor and Employment Relations to a School.  You can read more about the announcement using this link.  Nicholas J. Enoch is Adjunct Faculty at the School.

April 2013

Nicholas J. Enoch moderated a panel discussion on April 17 entitled “Current Legal Issues Involving Arizona’s Public Sector Unions”.  The topics that were addressed included, inter alia, constitutionality of release time provisions, the Save Our Secret Ballot amendment, dues checkoff and other issues that are currently being pondered by the Arizona State Legislature.  The presenters for the ALERA sponsored event were Samantha E. Blevins, General Counsel for the Arizona Education Association, and Nick Dranias, Director of Policy Development & Constitutional Government for the Goldwater Institute.

Jarrett J. Haskovec was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition 2013.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected for this honor.

January 2013

It is with great pleasure that we announce that our law firm’s founder, Stanley Lubin, has decided to step down as a shareholder in the firm and transfer his ownership interest to the firm’s senior associate, Jarrett J. Haskovec. By giving up his ownership interest, Stan will no longer be responsible for the management of the firm. He will, however, remain with the firm in an of counsel position which will enable him to concentrate all of his efforts in providing advice and representation to the labor unions and other clients represented by our firm and further expansion of his practice as an arbitrator.

Jarrett has served as the senior associate in our firm since 2005. Jarrett provides advice and representation to our labor union and other clients in all facets of labor relations and employment law as well as public utility regulation.  He regularly appears in federal and state courts and before many administrative agencies, boards and labor arbitrators. He is a member of the Arizona Employment Lawyers Association and serves on its Board of Directors. He is also a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee and he has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition 2013.  Born and raised in New Hampton, Iowa, Jarrett received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa and his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.

We are also pleased to announce the expansion of our Arizona-based firm to Des Moines, Iowa.

Iowa Office:
Lubin & Enoch, P.C.
699 Walnut Street, Ste. 400
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 244-8008

Nicholas J. Enoch will be a presenter for the Scheinman Institute at Cornell University regarding the topic of “Evidence in Handling Grievances and Labor Arbitration”.  The course is part of a certificate programs offered by Cornell in Labor Arbitrator Development and the Labor Arbitration Advocacy.

December 2012

Nicholas J. Enoch was selected as a “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment” by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell.

Nicholas J. Enoch was selected to be Juniors Director for Tempe South Little League (“TSLL”) for the upcoming 2013 season.  Mr. Enoch has been a manager with TSLL since 2008 and a member of its Board of Directors since 2010.  In addition to his work with TSLL, Mr. Enoch also coaches Team NuttyBuddy 12U who, this fall, completed a very successful 8-7-1 season in the very competitive AZ Play Ball League - http://azplayball.com/.

May 2012

Stanley Lubin and Nicholas J. Enoch attended a judicial vacancy briefing at the White House on behalf of the American Constitution Society’s Judicial Nominations Task Force.  After attending a plenary session that included U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Counsel to the President, Kathy Ruemmler, Messrs. Lubin and Enoch met with the respective Chief Counsel for Senators McCain and Kyle.  Messrs. Lubin and Enoch were among 150 advocates from across the country President Barack Obama invited to participate in the strategy session to address the issue of the federal judicial vacancy crisis and ways to move stalled nominees through the Senate.  The courts have declared emergencies in 37 jurisdictions, including Arizona, because of the length of the vacancies and the number of backlogged cases.

January 2012

Nicholas J. Enoch was elected the President of the Arizona Labor and Employment Relations Association.  ALERA is the state’s oldest, most prestigious and active association for practitioners and professionals in the field of industrial relations (public and private sectors) and human resources management.  As a chapter of the national Labor and Employment Relations Association, ALERA is a unique organization, charted more than forty (40) years ago, where those interested in labor relations and human resources interact to learn more about the profession, share ideas, network and keep abreast of new developments and research.  To learn more about ALERA, including an update on our past and upcoming programs, please visit its website at http://leraweb.org/participate/communities/arizona.

October 2011

Stanley Lubin was a guest on Arizona Horizon in which he debated Goldwater Institute attorney Clint Bolick on the so-called Save Our Secret Ballot amendment to the Arizona Constitution.  To view Mr. Lubin’s appearance on Horizon (as well as his previous appearances on the show), visit http://www.azpbs.org/arizonahorizon/archives.php and type in the keyword “Lubin”.

Stanley Lubin and Nicholas J. Enoch were both guest speakers at the Annual APA Conference. Over 1,000 police officers from around the State of Arizona attended the event and the topic of their discussion was the increasing use of Brady Lists.

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest speaker at the annual conference for the IUE-CWA Service Contract Act Council.  Mr. Enoch spoke to union officials from across the United States regarding the topic of, and strategies behind, “Arbitrations: When to Move Forward.”

September 2011

Nicholas J. Enoch co-chaired the Arizona Employment and Labor Law Section’s annual fall seminar that was held in Sedona.  In addition to helping organize the continuing legal education (“CLE”) course, Mr. Enoch gave a presentation entitled “Ethical Issues Serving as Local Counsel”.  Jarrett J. Haskovec joined Mr. Enoch on the program as well.  He spoke about Labor Law Developments in Arizona including, inter alia, a discussion regarding the legal challenges brought to a number of anti-union laws that went into effect the past year.

April 2011

Penn State’s online campus, World Campus, was ranked the number one online institution for 2011 by The Best Colleges publication.  World Campus, with whom Nicholas J. Enoch is an instructor, leads the Top 25 Online and Universities list.

March 2011

Nicholas J. Enoch was selected one of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.  The honor reflects Mr. Enoch’s “commitment to advancing rule of law in Arizona” and it was based on a peer-reviewed nomination by the Executive Board based on his “demonstrated record of high achievement, excellent legal skills, and a well-earned reputation for integrity.”

March 2011

Nicholas J. Enoch will be a guest speaker at a full day seminar on March 3 regarding "Effective Advocacy in Labor Arbitration". Joining Mr. Enoch on the panel, which will be held in Phoenix, is arbitrator Richard D. Fincher and attorney Jon E. Pettibone with the law firm of Quarles & Brady, LLP. The seminar is sponsored by, inter alia, the American Arbitration Association.

January 2011

Nicholas J. Enoch is going to be guest speaker regarding effective labor arbitration advocacy skills at the 2011 Affiliate Leadership Training Summit of the International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO, CLC ("IAFF"). Joining Mr. Enoch on the January 18, 2011 panel will be arbitrator Richard D. Fincher and attorney Jon E. Pettibone with the law firm of Quarles & Brady, LLP. To learn more about the submit and Mr. Enoch’s presentation thereto, please feel free to visit the IAFF website at http://www.iaff.org/et/alts/alts_2011/.

January 2011

Nicholas J. Enoch will organize and lead a panel discussion at the Airline Industry breakout session at the annual national conference of the Labor and Employment Relations Association on January 6 in Denver. The title of Mr. Enoch’s presentation will be "Turbulence Ahead: Post-Merger Seniority Integration in the Airline Industry". Mr. Enoch is a member of several LERA chapters including, inter alia, serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Chapter.

October 2010

On October 22, 2010, Stanley Lubin will be guest speaker at the Annual APA Conference.  Over 1,000 police officers from around the State of Arizona are expected to attend.  Topics will include: The Union’s Duty of Fair Representation; Weingarten Rights; Grievance Handling; How to Win at Arbitration; GPS monitoring; Brady Lists; and Political Dangers Facing Associations.

June 2010

Nicholas J. Enoch received an appointment as a Judge Pro Tempore to the Maricopa County Superior Court via an Order issued by the Honorable Norman J. Davis, Presiding Judge of the Maricopa County Superior Court on June 18, 2010.    As a Judge Pro Tempore , or substitute Judge, Mr. Enoch will handle civil and settlement-related matters for the fifth largest trial court system in the United States.

May 2010

Nicholas J. Enoch is pleased to announce that on May 28 he completed the requisite training in order to become a credentialed mediator in the State of Texas pursuant to Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 154.052(a). Mr. Enoch completed his formal training in Lubbock, Texas through the Dispute Resolution Training Institute which is a conglomerate of Texas Tech Outreach and Extended Studies and The Dispute Resolution Center of Lubbock County.

With their victory over the Diamondbacks on May 12, the Rangers of the Tempe South Little League and their Manager, Nicholas J. Enoch, successfully concluded their second straight championship season with a record of eleven (11) wins and three (3) losses. The Rangers play in the Farm Division (ages eight and nine) and this was Mr. Enoch’s third year managing the team.

Nicholas J. Enoch is pleased to announce that, once again, he will be holding an Adjunct Faculty position with the Penn State Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations during the summer of 2010. Mr. Enoch, who himself received a Bachelor of Arts degree in the program in 1991, will teach Labor & Employment Law (HRER 501) to graduate students enrolled in Penn State’s Word Campus Program. To learn more about the Department and the Word Campus Program, please visit their website at http://lser.la.psu.edu/.

April 2010

Nicholas J. Enoch hosted an informational meeting at his neighborhood’s community pool in support of Arizona’s Proposition 100 on April 30. The event was done in conjunction with the Kyrene School District’s Chapter of Stand for Children.

Stanley Lubin and Nicholas J. Enoch conducted a union steward training session for several El Paso-area labor unions at the IBEW Local 960 union hall in El Paso, Texas on June 20. Messrs. Lubin and Enoch addressed the subjects of, inter alia: (1) the union’s duty of fair representation; (2) Weingarten rights; (3) grievance handling from start to finish; (4) how to win at arbitration; (5) how to deal with the problem grievant; and (6) GPS - monitoring employee whereabouts.

April 2010

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest lecturer at microeconomic classes at the Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, Arizona on April 16 and 23. Mr. Enoch addressed the undergraduate students about the state of unionization in the United States and Arizona and why, from an economic perspective, labor unions are a logical outgrowth of a free market economy.

March 2010

Nicholas J. Enoch presented a continuing legal education ("CLE") course at the offices of the Maricopa County Bar Association in Phoenix, Arizona on March 31 regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett. The CLE was sponsored by the Labor and Employment and ADR Sections of the Maricopa County Bar Association both of which Mr. Enoch is a member of.

February 2010

Lubin & Enoch, P.C. sponsored the Phoenix Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society’s presentation "You Say You Want a Revolution: Sentencing Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court". The featured speaker at the event was Jon M. Sands, Federal Public Defender, District of Arizona and Chair, Federal Defender Sentencing Guidelines Committee.

Once again, our Paralegal, Danette Valencia, has joined Team in Training and is currently training to run a full marathon [26.2] miles in San Diego, CA As a member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s [LLS] Team in Training, she has committed to raise $2,900 for the LLS. If you would like to help Danette in her mission to raise money to help find a cure for blood cancers, you may send a check made payable to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, addressed to the Law Office of Lubin and Enoch, P.C., 349 N. 4th Ave., Phoenix, Arizona or visit Danette’s website directly to donate by credit card.

Our Associate, Jarrett J.Haskovec, is a survivor of composite lymphoma. He has also joined Team in Training and is currently training for a 100+ mile bike ride. As he is also a member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s [LLS] Team in Training, he has committed to raise $6,000.00 for the LLS. If you would like to help Jarrett in his mission to raise money to help find a cure for blood cancers, you may you may send a check made payable to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, addressed to the Law Office of Lubin and Enoch, P.C., 349 N. 4th Ave., Phoenix, Arizona or visit Jarrett’s website directly to donate by credit card.

January 2010

Nicholas J. Enoch was quoted in the Work & Family section of The Wall Street Journal on January 27. Mr. Enoch answered a question posed to him by a Colorado resident regarding the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Nicholas J. Enoch is pleased to announce that he has been offered, and has accepted effective January 11, an Adjunct Faculty position with the Penn State Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations. Mr. Enoch, who himself received a Bachelor of Arts degree in the program in 1991, will teach Labor Law (LER 401) to upper-level undergraduate students enrolled in Penn State’s Word Campus Program. To learn more about the Department and the Word Campus Program, please visit their website. (Note: Mr. Enoch is neither moving back to Pennsylvania nor giving up any aspect of his law practice.)

December 2009

Stanley Lubin was quoted in The Arizona Republic on December 23 regarding the overtime compensation allegedly due reservation takers for US Airways.

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest speaker at the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Fall Southern Regional Meeting in Dallas, Texas on December 11. The meeting was held at the CWA Hall located at 1408 North Washington and Mr. Enoch provided an overview of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett.

Jarrett J. Haskovec served as a member of the Planning Committee for the LCC Fall Southern Regional Meeting in Dallas, Texas, on December 11. Mr. Haskovec also served as a speaker at the event.

November 2009

Stanley Lubin was inducted into the Arizona Democratic Party Hall of Fame during its annual dinner on November 22.

On November 19, Lubin & Enoch, P.C. won a critically important reversal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the matter of Fleming v. Yuma Reg’l Med. Ctr., 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 25406 (9th Cir. 2009). The case, which was argued by Stanley Lubin, holds that Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act prohibits disability discrimination in the workplace against independent contractors. To read more about this far reaching decision, including a possible appeal to the United States Supreme Court, please click on the following link.

On November 12, Stanley Lubin provided interviews to both The Arizona Republic and Channel 12 (NBC) News regarding the looming strike at Safeway and Fry’s supermarkets. Mr. Lubin's comments to The Arizona Republic can be located online under the article "As grocery strike nears, each side has its own risks: Union, workers, stores face high-stakes gamble".

Lubin & Enoch, P.C. has been listed in the 2009 edition of the Corporate Counsel Edition of the Super Lawyers publication in the area of Employment & Labor Law.

Stanley Lubin and Nicholas J. Enoch conducted their annual legal update at the IBEW Local 640 union hall in Phoenix, Arizona on November 17. Messrs. Lubin and Enoch addressed the subjects of, inter alia: (1) organizing in the upcoming construction boom; (2) EFCA; (3) immigration related laws and issues; (4) the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett; and (5) dealing with the Obama NLRB.

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest lecturer at a microeconomics class at the Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, Arizona on November 13. Mr. Enoch addressed the undergraduate students about the state of unionization in the United States and Arizona and why, from an economic perspective, labor unions are logical outgrowths of a free market economy.

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest speaker at the IBEW Lawyers’ Conference in Washington, D.C. On November 3rd. The topic of Mr. Enoch’s presentation was "Representing IBEW Locals Before State Public Utility Commissions: A Labor Lawyer’s Guide to Doing a Rate Hearing". The conference was sponsored by the IBEW’s General Counsel.

September 2009

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest speaker at a lunch meeting at UFCW Local 99 on September 23 regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett. Joining Mr. Enoch on the panel was Cornele A. Overstreet, Regional Director, NLRB Region 28, attorney Chris Mason, and arbitrators Richard D. Fincher and Steven M. Guttell. The luncheon was sponsored by the Arizona Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association of which Mr. Enoch is a member of the Board of Directors.

August 2009

Stanley Lubin raised $2025 for the Jerry Lewis MS Society, Arizona Division by “going to jail” this August.

June 2009

Stanley Lubin spoke at the meeting of the District 11 Democrats on June 9 regarding the Employee Free Choice Act. He has also spoke to other organizations about this Act on a number of other occasions.

May 2009

Stanley Lubin and Nicholas J. Enoch were named co-editors of the Arizona Employment Law Handbook which is a publication of the State Bar of Arizona. Mr. Lubin will be assisting with the sections pertaining to Arizona wage and hour law and the Arizona State Personnel Board, of which he is the Chairman. Mr. Enoch will be responsible for the section pertaining to preemption, arbitration and fair representation.

Stanley Lubin spoke at the Northwest Democratic Breakfast Club on May 21 regarding the Employee Free Choice Act.

With their victory over the Reds on May 16, the Rangers of the Tempe South Little League and their Manager, Nicholas J. Enoch, successfully concluded their championship season with a record of eleven (11) wins and one (1) loss. The Rangers play in the Farm Division (ages eight and nine) and this was Mr. Enoch’s second year managing the team.

Stanley Lubin taught a portion of a continuing legal education ("CLE") course at the Fountainblue Hotel in Miami, Florida on May 11 regarding remedies in labor arbitration. In addition to teaching the CLE, Mr. Lubin submitted several papers on the topic which were co-written by Jarrett J. Haskovec. The papers were entitled: "Remedies When the Wrong Person is Promoted", "Summary Review of Arbitration Awards Regarding Integration of Seniority Lists During Mergers and Acquisitions", "Memorandum of Points and Authorities Regarding Procedural Arbitrability and Waiver Issues" and "Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of an Award Precluding an Employer From Receiving Offsets or Credits for its Own Mistakes When Reimbursing Employees Pursuant to an Arbitrator’s Award". The CLE was in conjunction with the annual meeting of the AFL-CIO Lawyers’ Coordinating Committee of which Messrs. Lubin and Haskovec are members.

April 2009

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest lecturer at two microeconomic classes at the Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, Arizona on April 15. Mr. Enoch addressed the undergraduate students about the state of unionization in the United States and Arizona and why, from an economic perspective, labor unions are a logical outgrowth of a free market economy.

March 2009

Our Paralegal, Danette Valencia, has joined Team in Training and is currently training to run a full marathon [26.2] miles in Seattle, Washington.

As a member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s [LLS] Team in Training, she has committed to raise $2,625 for the LLS.

If you would like to help Danette in her mission to raise money to help find a cure for blood cancers, you may send a check made payable to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, addressed to the Law Office of Lubin and Enoch, P.C., 349 N. 4th Ave., Phoenix, Arizona or visit Danette’s website directly to donate by credit card.

February 2009

Stanley Lubin taught a portion of continuing legal education ("CLE") course in Phoenix on February 23 entitled "Handling a Social Security Disability Case." Mr. Lubin presented the portion of the CLE entitled "Succeed at the Administrative Law Judge Hearing." The CLE was sponsored by the National Business Institute.

Nicholas J. Enoch taught a portion of a continuing legal education ("CLE") course at the Francisco Grande Resort in Casa Grande, Arizona on February 20 regarding the Employee Free Choice Act. The CLE was in conjunction with the annual convention of the Arizona Employment Lawyers’ Association of which Mr. Enoch is a member.

January 2009

Nicholas J. Enoch taught a continuing legal education ("CLE") course at the offices of the State Bar of Arizona on January 26 entitled "Change We Can Believe In: the Employee Free Choice Act and President Obama’s Workplace Agenda." The CLE was sponsored by the Employment and Labor Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona of which Mr. Enoch is a member.

December 2008

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest speaker at the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Fall Southern Regional Meeting in Dallas, Texas on December 11. The meeting was held at the CWA Hall located at 1408 North Washington and Mr. Enoch provided an overview of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett.

Lubin & Enoch, P.C. hosted a holiday party for clients, colleagues and friends at this Phoenix office on Friday, December 19 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Stanley Lubin was selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers selection process includes peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates. Only five percent of the attorneys in Arizona and New Mexico are named to the list.

November 2008

Nicholas J. Enoch was a guest speaker at a lunch meeting at IBEW Local 266 on November 13 entitled "Elections Have Consequences: Labor-Management Relations During the Obama Presidency". Joining Mr. Enoch on the panel was Cornele A. Overstreet, Regional Director, NLRB Region 28 and attorney Jon E. Pettibone with the law firm of Quarles & Brady, LLP. The luncheon was sponsored by the Arizona Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association of which Mr. Enoch is a member of the Board of Directors.

Nicholas J. Enoch assisted voter protection efforts in the battleground state of Colorado on election day, November 4. Mr. Enoch provided pro bono legal assistance in Denver through "Barack Obama’s Campaign for Change" which was a project of the Colorado Democratic Party. This, and similar projects, are aimed at fighting the coordinated national effort by the Republican Party and allied political operatives to suppress voter turnout and deny ballots to newly registered voters, particularly young people, the poor and people of color.

October 2008

Nicholas J. Enoch moderated a continuing legal education ("CLE") course at the Phoenix School of Law on October 14 entitled "Renewable Energy in Arizona: Law and Policy Implications of Arizona Becoming the Persian Gulf of Green Energy." Joining Mr. Enoch on the panel was the Honorable Kristin K. Mayes of the Arizona Corporation Commission, Bruce Plenk, Tucson City Solar Energy Coordinator, and Patrick Dinkel, Director of Resource Acquisition and Renewable Energy for Arizona Public Service. The CLE was sponsored by the American Constitution Society of which Mr. Enoch is a member of the Economic, Workplace, and Environmental Regulation Issue Group.

June 2008

Stanley Lubin was elected a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He was installed at the College’s annual dinner on September 13 in Denver. Mr. Lubin joins a small, but distinguished, group of labor and employment attorneys from around the United States in being so honored. The College is "dedicated to the study and enhancement of professional ethics in the practice of labor and employment law and to the improvement of the delivery and quality of labor and employment legal services."

Nicholas J. Enoch and Jarrett J. Haskovec conducted a union steward training session for the El Paso Central Labor Union at the IBEW Local 583 union hall in El Paso, Texas on June 28. Messrs. Enoch and Haskovec addressed the subjects of, inter alia: (1) a labor union’s and shop steward’s obligationsvis-á-vis undocumented workers; (2) Weingarten rights; (3) proper handling of a union grievance from start to finish; and (4) the increasing role of unions in policing the job performance of their own workers.