Howard & Howard's Seaton J. Curran was re-elected as chairman of the State of Nevada’s Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board.



Seaton J. Curran, Las Vegas attorney for Royal Oak, Mich.-based Howard & Howard Attorneys, was re-elected as chairman of the State of Nevada’s Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board (EMRB) for a fourth consecutive term. The EMRB is a statewide agency having exclusive jurisdiction over NRS 288-Relations between Governments and Public Employees, which governs collective bargaining between local government employers and local government employees.

Curran concentrates his practice on intellectual property. He has experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications with a focus on mechanical, electrical and computer technologies.  He prepares and files patent applications and performs patentability searches, patent landscape analysis, freedom-to-operate, infringement analyses and invalidity opinions.

Prior to practicing law, Curran was a project manager for a global engineering and design firm. In that position, he collaborated with engineering offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and managed the development of several design and construction projects.

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners.  The firm has offices in Michigan, Illinois and Nevada.