• Fellow U.W. Clemon was featured in the documentary “Trail of Hope - The Journey to Equality”, tracing the path of the civil rights struggle through churches, courthouses, jail cells and other historic sites across the South, which aired on all Raycom Media markets during the month of February. According to Raycom Media, “the project was inspired by the United States Civil Rights Trail, a string of landmarks in 14 states that played a pivotal role in advancing social justice."
  • Fellow Samuel J. Cordes has joined the Pittsburgh office of Rothman Gordon as a partner.

  • Fellow Judge Bernice B. Donald was one of three African-American women trailblazers from West Tennessee honored by the Town of Mason at its first Black History program on February 17th.

  • Fellow Samuel Estreicher had a column published in The Spokesman Review on March 3rd titled “How Unions Can Survive a Supreme Court Defeat” dealing with the upcoming Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME which could have “far reaching consequences for the future of public-sector unions in America.” Read the full article here.

  • Congratulations to Fellow Marisel A. Hernandez who was re-elected to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners as Chairwoman at their February 13th meeting.

  • Fellow Brian L. McDermott has joined the Indianapolis office of Jackson Lewis as a principal.

  • Fellow Philip Miscimarra returned to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius after his nearly five-year stint at the National Labor Relations Board as a Member and most recently as Chair.

  • Fellow Geoffrey Mort’s article on New York’s medical marijuana laws was featured in the New York Law Journal on April 3rd.

  • Fellow John E. Sands was one of three honorees presented with The 2018 Peggy Browning Award on April 24th. This award is presented annually to social justice champions who have distinguished themselves with passion and dedication to the rights and needs of workers and their families.

  • Fellow Eugene Scalia was named Litigator of the Week by The American Lawyer for the week of March 23, 2018 highlighting his involvement in a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals challenge to the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule. A separate interview on the case can be found here.

  • Fellow Michael Starr’s article, “The Muddle of ‘Motivating Factor,’” was published by the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal (Vol. 35, No. 1). The first part of his article clarifies the concepts of reason, motive and cause as applied in employment-discrimination law and then proposes a new legal standard for when race, sex, religion or national origin can be considered a “motivating factor” for purposes of employer liability under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A copy of the article is attached.

  • Fellow Charles B. Baldwin was re-elected to the position of Managing Director at Ogletree Deakins. Baldwin has served in this role since 2014.

  • Fellow Louis P. Britt III was elected to the Executive Committee at FordHarrison.

  • Fellow Samuel J. Cordes recently joined the firm of Rothman Gordon in Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Fellow Linda Correia was named a Changemaker by the DC Bar in the February 2018 issue of Washington Lawyer for her work fighting retaliation in discrimination cases. Read the complete article here.

  • Fellow Judge Bernice B. Donald was honored by the Town of Mason, TN as one of three African-American women trailblazers from West Tennessee at its first Black History program.

  • Fellows Timothy H. Howlett and Stuart M. Israel received the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award.

  • Fellow Randel K. Johnson has joined Seyfarth Shaw as a partner in its Washington, DC lobbying branch.

  • Fellow Jonathan D. Karmel recently published a book titled Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace. Read the summary here.

  • Fellow Robert D. Manfred, Jr. was officially enshrined into the Little League Hall of Excellence in honor of his dedication to the growth of youth baseball and softball, his commitment to pursuing excellence and his positive influence as a role model to aspiring Little Leaguers.

  • Fellow Garry G. Mathiason had an article titled AI's Transformational Role in Making HR More Objective While Overcoming the Challenge of Illegal Algorithm Biases published in the latest issue of The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law.

  • Fellow Thomas P. Murphy has joined Jackson Lewis PC’s Washington, DC Region office as a Principal.

  • Fellow Cynthia E. Nance was announced as one of five awardees of The Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award, established by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession in 1991. This award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of women lawyers who have excelled in their field and have paved the way to success for other women lawyers.

  • Fellow John F. Ring was nominated by President Trump to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, pending US Senate confirmation.

  • Fellow Don Slesnick oversaw the 84th Capital One Orange Bowl as the Committee's 79th President and Chair.

  • Fellow Jennifer Platzkere Snyder joined the Board of Directors of Beyond Celiac, a leading patient advocacy organization serving the 2.5 million Americans with celiac disease.

  • Fellow Maurice Wexler received the Judge Jerome Turner Lawyers Lawyer Award from the Memphis Bar Association. It is the highest and most prestigious award given by the Memphis Bar Association.