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Adrian Healy Hired As Associate Counsel of the IATSE

Adrian Healy joined the legal department as Associate Counsel on September 4, 2014 to expand in-house legal capacity in the IATSE General Office in New York.

Prior to joining the IATSE, Adrian was in private practice with the Spivak Lipton firm in New York City where he principally represented private and public sector unions and individual employees in labor and employment matters.

While at the Spivak firm, he also worked with local, regional and international labor unions on collective bargaining matters, union organizing efforts, internal union governance, arbitrations, litigation in state court and federal courts, and administrative proceedings before the NLRB as well as other government agencies.

In addition to representing prominent labor unions in the entertainment industry, he also represented private and public sector employee benefit plans – primarily aiding Taft-Hartley pension and welfare plans in litigation, compliance and administration under ERISA and other increasingly complex employee benefits laws and regulations.

He is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and also participated in the AFL-CIO’s Law Student Union Summer program.

Adrian is a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers’ Coordinating Committee, the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law, the NYS Bar Association and Employment Law Section, and the NY City Bar Association.