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B r g s david harvey aifsea

David Harvey Associate

18067 W. Catawba Avenue, Suite 201
Cornelius, NC 28031

David counsels and represents employers on a variety of employment and labor law matters. His work includes wage and hour issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state laws, including the defense of collective actions and state law class actions. He has extensive experience in assisting clients in all aspects of Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs for service and supply contractors and construction contractors, including affirmative action plans, compliance reviews, and compensation issues.

David also assists employers in workforce planning, including reduction in force strategy and compliance with WARN, state plant closure laws, and the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act. He defends employers in actions brought under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and various state employment laws, such as whistleblower and wrongful discharge actions. David is experienced in traditional labor matters, such as union negotiations, campaigns, arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, and other labor-management issues. He also has experience with the Davis-Bacon and Service Contract Acts. David regularly donates his time to a variety of pro bono causes.

David has represented employers of all sizes with facilities across the United States in various matters of labor and employment compliance, counseling, and litigation, including:

  • OFCCP and affirmative action compliance
  • Wage and hour litigation and counseling
  • Reductions-in-force
  • Whistleblower and wrongful discharge claims
  • Federal and state employment law claims and counseling

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia

Court Admissions

United States Courts of Appeals

  • Third Circuit

United States District Courts:

  • Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Eastern District of Tennessee
  • B.A., Legal Studies, Point Park University
    • Summa Cum Laude
  • A.A.S., Legal Assisting, Westmoreland County Community College
    • NJCAA Distinguished Academic All American
  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
    • Cum Laude, Order of Barristers
    • Duquesne Law Review
    • Appellate Moot Court Honor Society
  • Boyd v. Edwards & Associates, Inc., 309 S.W.3d 470 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2009), application for permission to appeal to Tennessee Supreme Court denied, 2009 Tenn. LEXIS 867 (Tenn. Dec. 21. 2009) (affirming dismissal of plaintiff’s retaliatory discharge - whistleblower complaint for alleged violations of the Tennessee Public Protection Act predicating claims based on the Tennessee Occupational Safety & Health Act).

Speaking Engagements

  • Reductions in Force: Considerations and Strategies for Downsizing, Kingsport, Tennessee (2011)
  • The Top Five Danger Areas in Wage & Hour Law, Marion, Virginia (2010)
  • Federal Contractors: The one, two, three punch, Kingsport, Tennessee (2010)
  • Documentation of Performance Evaluations and Disciplinary Actions, Marion, Virginia (2009)
  • Collective Actions under the FLSA, Kingsport, Tennessee (2009)
  • Affirmative Action Compliance for Banks and Financial Institutions, Johnson City, Tennessee (2008)
  • Overview of Prevailing Wage Law, Lorman Seminar, Norcross, Georgia (2008)
  • Affirmative Action Compliance: Recent Trends in Affirmative Action & Compensation Analysis, Lorman Seminar, Norcross, Georgia (2008)
  • Compensation Analysis: Why Bother? Kingsport, Tennessee (2008)