Marc Gursky is the principal attorney in Gursky Law Associates and has practiced labor, employment, civil rights and workers’ compensation law for over thirty years. Marc worked with iconic labor lawyer Raul L. Lovett from 1982 until 1990, representing employees in on-the-job injury, wrongful termination and employment discrimination cases, including dozens of Rhode Island Supreme Court appeals. His labor practice focused on manufacturing, transportation and construction. Marc started Gursky Law Associates in 1990, where he developed the firm’s ERISA, WARN and civil rights practice. He has represented many of Rhode Island’s leading labor organizations in litigation, arbitration and collective bargaining, including negotiation of project labor and multi-employer agreements. Marc has also represented labor-connected community organizations in major litigation, including the First Source Ordinance case, as well as constitutional law matters.

While at BU, Marc was a member of District 65/UAW, and clerked for the Merit Systems Protection Board and Teamsters for a Democratic Union. He is a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers’ Coordinating Committee and the Rhode Island Bar Association. He has lectured on labor, employment, and pension law for the Rhode Island Bar Association, the Institute for Labor Studies and Research, and many other labor and community groups.

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, JD, May 1982
  • Boston University College of Liberal Arts, BA cum laude with distinction in history, May, 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island Supreme Court (1983)
  • District of Rhode Island Federal Court (1983)
  • Court of Appeals, First Circuit (1984)
  • Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit (1991)
  • United States Federal District Court for the District of Rhode Island (2014)