Mark S. Spring is the Managing Partner of the Sacramento office of Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, a statewide labor and employment defense law firm. Spring has over 25 years of experience representing private sector employers in union-management relations. He has a successful track record in navigating many types of union-related matters, including negotiating collective bargaining agreements, handling matters before the NLRB, handling grievance arbitrations, and assisting non-union businesses during union campaigns. He also has a successful history representing employers in discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour claims, with significant trial experience. Spring is the Northern California representative of the Wage and Hour Defense Institute. His litigation skills and representation in labor and employment matters has earned him a spot on the list of Best Lawyers in America© in “Employment Law – Management” and “Litigation – Labor and Employment” in Sacramento” and has been recognized in Sacramento Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar.” When not practicing law, Spring spends his time teaching a law class at Sacramento State and enjoying time with his three children.