• Fellow Walt Auvil was spotlighted in the January 8, 2019 edition of the West Virginia Gazette in an opinion piece by Joseph Cohen entitled "Estep-Burton's Case Should Inspire Working Class Candidates." Auvil was instrumental in assisting a newly elected State Delegate keep her full-time job while serving in the West Virginia legislature. Read the full article here.

  • Fellow Jerry M. Hunter of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in St. Louis, was recently inaugurated as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Associated Industries of Missouri. Mr. Hunter, who will serve a two-year term, has been active with the Board of Directors for many years. Mr. Hunter was also named as Co-Chair for the Transition Team of incoming Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.

  • Fellow Peter Bennett of The Bennett Law Firm in Portland, ME was recently certified by the ABA Board of Elections as the Maine State Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates.

  • Fellow Lawrence Casey, a Shareholder at Davis Malm & D'Agostine in Boston, MA, has been selected by his peers for inclusion of the 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. for his practice in business, employment and litigation.

  • Fellow Graham J. Clarke recently presented a paper entitled "Procedurally Fair Administrative Tribunals: The Law Firm Model" at a Canadian Institute administrative law conference in Ottawa.

  • Fellow David M. Cook was recently recognized in the 2018 Lawdragon 500 Plaintiff Employment Lawyers; and Ohio Superlawyers – 2019 – Labor and Employment.

  • Fellow Harold Datz celebrated his recent 80th birthday by bicycling a century ride (100 miles) on September 3, 2018. He continues to teach labor law at Georgetown Law School and employment law at George Washington University Law School. Mr. Datz is a founding Governor and a past president of the College.

  • Fellow Paul Donnelly and Laura Gross have been named 2019 "Best Lawyers®" for 2019 for labor and employment law, and their firm Donnelly + Gross has been recognized among the 2019 "Best Law Firms" as ranked by US News and Best Lawyers®. The firm received four Tier 1 rankings in labor and employment law in the metropolitan area of Jacksonville, Florida (which includes North Central Florida).

  • Fellows Debra Katz, Lisa Banks and Dan Edelman, all from Katz, Marshall & Banks in Washington, DC, were honored as Best Lawyers by The Best Lawyers in America in its 2019 edition. The attorneys were awarded for their work in civil rights law, employment law – individuals, litigation – labor and employment, and qui tam law.

  • Newly elected Fellow Jennifer Abruzzo is one of the recipients of the Peggy Browning Award, 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 Peter Bennett of The Bennett Law Firm in Portland, ME has been selected as Chair Elect of the Board of Trustees for the National Judicial College.  The NJC was founded in 1963 and is the nation's leading provider of judicial education.  Mr. Bennett has served on the NJC Board as a Trustee since 2014. 

  • Fellow D. Albert "Bert" Brannen, managing partner in the Atlanta office of Fisher Phillips, was recently honored by the Fulton County Daily Report in its annual Professional Excellence Awards program.  Mr. Brannen was recognized as a "Best Mentor" for his work helping associates within the firm navigate ways to build their practices and become better lawyers.  He ws also recognized for his role in founding the State Bar's Labor & Employment Law Section Mentorship Academy.

  • Fellows Jim Carroll, Sam Cordes and Louis Kushner, all members of the Pittsburgh firm of Rothman Gordon, have been selected for this year’s LawDragon 500 Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Guide.

  • Fellow Lawrence Casey was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Mr. Casey, recognized for his Litigation – Labor and Employment Law practice, is a shareholder in the Boston-based law firm of Davis Malm & D’Agostine.

  • Fellow Gail Glick was elected to the position of Chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association for the term July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018.

  • Fellow Warren Jackson has joined Benchmark Resolution Group, LLC as a full-time neutral providing mediation services involving general litigation, labor, employment and civil rights.

  • Fellows Mike Killeen and Mike Reiss have been named 2019 Lawyers of the Year in Seattle based on surveys conducted by the peer-review publication Best Lawyers in America®. Mike Killeen was named Lawyer of the Year in Litigation: Labor & Employment and Mike Reiss was named Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law – Management.

  • Fellow Gerald T. Laurie was presented with the 2018 Leonard Lindquist Distinguished Practice Award by the Labor and Employment Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association (“MSBA”), honoring his many years practicing employment law. This award is given to outstanding individuals who have made selfless contributions to the public, the bar, and the employment law area

  • Fellow, and Board of Governors’ Member, Cynthia Nance was one of five recipients of the 2018 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award and was honored at a luncheon on August 5th during the ABA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago. Ms. Nance is one of five Fellows to receive this award. Others include Judith Vladeck, Paulette Brown, Judge Bernice Donald and Judge Marsha Berzon.

  • Fellows Deborah Willig, Alaine Williams, Stuart Davidson and Ralph Teti, all members of the Philadelphia firm Willig, Williams & Davidson, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

  • Fellow Allan Bloom participated in a podcast for The National Law Review titled Recent Developments Regarding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. Read the transcript here

  • Fellow James W. Carroll, Jr. was nominated to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy by President Trump.

  • Fellow Parker Denaco received the Outstanding Law Alumnus Award from Washington and Lee University for exceptional achievements in his career and unselfish service to his community and his alma mater.

  • Following the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Fellow Charles Fischbach was acknowledged by the University of Wisconsin for having advocated, and then successfully negotiated with Baltimore City government management, for the adoption of the first Dr. King Day in a major municipality (or state). Long before it became a federal holiday, Mr. Fischbach convinced Baltimore Mayor William Donald Schaefer to sign a proclamation naming January 15, 1974, as Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the city. Congress passed a law creating a federal holiday nine years later, but it wasn’t until 2000 that the holiday was observed in all 50 states.

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