Mr. Droke is a partner in the Labor and Employment and Ag/Cooperatives groups. He is also co-Chair of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Practice Group, and member of the Privacy Practice Group, Executive Compensation Team, and Electronic Discovery Practice Group. He is currently the Partner-in-Charge of LegalMine, Dorsey's state-of-the-art document review service. He was Dorsey & Whitney Partner of the Year in 2001. He previously served as a Co-Department Head for Labor and Employment, and Partner-in-Charge of the Seattle office.
- Litigation Defense and Dispute Resolution: defend technology, financial, manufacturing, agricultural, and other employers in. Successfully resolve lawsuits effectively and efficiently, consistent with the employer's strategic objectives.
- Preventative Counseling: regularly advise employers on practical, thorough legal compliance, with a focus on employers' operational and strategic needs. Provide strategic advice and operational expertise to clients in support of their strategic direction.
- Union-Management Relations: Chief negotiator for numerous collective bargaining agreements. Successfully obtained several mass picketing injunctions, defended arbitrations, and advised employers on NLRA compliance during strike to avoid 8(a)(5) and 8(a)(3) charges.
- Preventative Training: provide management training on all aspects of the law, including managing within the law, and fundamentals of effective leadership.