• 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.

  • Fellow Keith Frazier will be honored by the Tennessee Bar Association at a reception on August 4 for his service to the bar.

  • Fellow Angelo J. Genova was named to Lawdragon's 2018 Top 20 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers and his firm, Genova Burns was ranked in Chambers USA as a Top Labor & Employment Law Firm.

  • Fellow David Lopez has been appointed as the next Co-Dean of Rutgers Law School in Newark.

  • At the Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Wesleyan Alumni Association on May 26, Fellow Megan Norris was one of six alumni who received Distinguished Alumnus Awards. Megan received the Outstanding Service Award.

  • Fellow Emeritus Jay Siegel has been appointed as a Neutral Public Member of Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker's Advisory Committee on Labor Relations.

  • Fellow Don Slesnick was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by The Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section for his contributions to the profession at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention.

  • Fellow Susan Ursel will serve as the Constitutional-Litigator-in-Residence at the University of Toronto’s David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights.

  • Fellow Barry Winograd was elected President-Elect of the National Academy of Arbitrators at the Academy’s annual meeting. He will succeed current President Edward Krinsky when his term expires in May 2019 at the Annual NAA Conference for Labor and Management Practitioners in Philadelphia, PA. Others elected include Alan Symonette as a Vice President and Daniel Zeiser as a Governor.

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