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Ira grew up working in his father’s grocery business. This is where he learned the basics of business and the workplace and developed a work ethic at an early age. Today, he is a Principal and Co-Founder of The Enterprise Law Group. The Enterprise Law Group is transforming the relationship between business owners/executives and their legal advisors.
In over 30 years, Ira has served as labor and employment law counsel/litigation counsel to businesses and has held executive level management positions. He worked inside of businesses for 15+ years and acquired substantial decision-making experience and developed and executed business strategy.
Ira has represented both privately- and publicly-held companies, with employee populations of a few to 20,000+, without and with union relationships, and across a broad spectrum of industries – manufacturing, services, retail, construction, distribution, logistics, technology, education, hospitality, and gaming, among others.
He has represented businesses in numerous federal and state courts, in arbitrations and mediations, and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and other federal and state agencies.
BUSINESS APPROACH, DELIVERABLES, AND METRICS
Ira’s combined business management and legal experience uniquely qualifies him to represent businesses in that he more fully understands what is most important to advance his clients’ business objectives by delivering viable solutions rather than creating legal obstacles.
Just as preventive medicine and promoting well-being is better for the patient than reactive medical care, Ira and his clients have found that being proactive is “healthier” and less costly to the business than being blindsided by problems and reacting to them after the fact.
Ira’s clients value an ongoing relationship and consider him as an extension of their management team to:
Ira works with his business clients to establish qualitative and quantitative performance metrics, such as problems solved and results obtained, business acumen, strategic thinking, execution, communication, responsiveness, efficiency, and cost control.