Marc B. Gursky

Marc Gursky has practiced labor, employment, civil rights and workers’ compensation law for over thirty-five 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 matters, including dozens of Rhode Island Supreme Court cases. In 1990, Marc started Gursky Law Associates, where he developed the firm’s pension and civil rights practice.  As a shareholder in Gursky|Wiens, Marc represents labor unions in health care, education, public safety, transportation, manufacturing, construction and just about every other field where workers are organized.  He has represented Rhode Island’s leading labor organizations in negotiation, arbitration and litigation, including first contracts, organizing campaigns, project labor and multi-employer agreements.

While at Boston University, Marc participated in the 1978 strike for recognition of District 65/UAW. During law school, he interned for the National Lawyers’ Guild Unemployment Law Project 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, the University of Rhode Island 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)