Howard & Howard Attorney Re-Elected as Chairman of the State of Nevada's Employee-Management Relations Board
Royal Oak, Michigan, July 12, 2012: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Las Vegas attorney, Seaton J. Curran, was re-elected as Chairman of the State of Nevada’s Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board (“EMRB”) for a fourth consecutive term. The EMRB is a statewide agency having exclusive jurisdiction over NRS 288 – Relations Between Governments and Public Employees, which governs collective bargaining between local government employers and local government employees.
Mr. Curran concentrates his practice on intellectual property. He has experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications with a focus on mechanical, electrical and computer technologies. He prepares and files patent applications and performs patentability searches, patent landscape analysis, freedom-to-operate, infringement analyses and invalidity opinions.
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Curran was a project manager for a global engineering and design firm. In that position, he collaborated with engineering offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and managed the development of several design and construction projects.
Mr. Curran received his J.D. from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2008. He earned his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business in 2000 as well as his B.S. in Civil Engineering in 1996 from Loyola Marymount University. Mr. Curran is a member of the State Bar of Nevada and its Intellectual Property Law Section, and a licensed professional engineer in Nevada.
Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners. The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); and Las Vegas, Nevada. Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice expertise include: business and corporate; commercial litigation; construction law; creditors’ rights; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; intellectual property; international; labor, employment and immigration; mergers & acquisitions; real estate; securities and tax. Our focused expertise provides us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including, automotive; energy and utilities; financial services and gaming. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.howardandhoward.com.