Ezekiel D. Carder


Telephone: (510) 337-1001

Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, 1999
University of California, Santa Cruz, 1995

Ezekiel Carder rejoined Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld in February 2010, and is a shareholder in our Emeryville office.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1995 with a major in Politics, and graduated in 1999 from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College (now Lewis & Clark Law School) with his Juris Doctor and Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law.  Mr. Carder is licensed to practice in California, New York and Alaska.

Mr. Carder’s practice focuses on ERISA and employee benefits, where he has developed a specialty representing the firm’s Taft-Hartley benefit fund clients in a variety of matters including trust fund collection and payroll audits, withdrawal liability and pension funding issues, health care reform, benefit denial, refund issues, and legal issues related to trust fund administration.  Mr. Carder also counsels and represents unions and union members in collective bargaining, arbitration, labor, employment and related litigation matters.  Mr. Carder first worked for our firm between March 2000 and October 2004, and prior to rejoining the firm in February 2010, he was an associate at a union-side labor firm in New York, NY, where he represented unions and Taft-Hartley benefit funds in collections matters, ERISA litigation and bankruptcy proceedings, as well as advising union clients on LMRDA reporting requirements and internal union matters.

Practice Areas:
Labor Arbitrations and Collective Bargaining Negotiations
Employee Benefit Plans and Union-Related Trust Funds
Labor Compliance and Labor Harmony Coalitions
Apprenticeship Programs