Academic journal article Labor Law Journal

Who's Who in Labor

Academic journal article Labor Law Journal

Who's Who in Labor

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Since our summer issue, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Eugene Scalia, the son ofdeceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for Secretary of Labor. Scalia is currently a partner at the Washington, D.C. office ofGibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He co-chairs the firm's Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Group and is also a member of its Labor and Employment and Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Groups. He co-chaired the Labor and Employment Practice Group for 12 years. He has a national practice handling a broad range of labor, employment, appellate, and regulatory matters. Scalia earlier served as Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor and in the U.S. Department of Justice as a Special Assistant to the Attorney General.

On August 1, the Senate confirmed the nominations of Sharon Gustafson to be General Counsel and Charlotte Burrows to be a Member of the EEOC. Gustafson replaces P David Lopez, who resigned at the end of 2016. For 26 years she has practiced before the EEOC and federal courts in a variety of employment-related disputes, the White House noted when she was first nominated. Gustafson practiced at Jones Day for four years in the labor and employment group in Washington, D.C., before she went into solo practice in 1996.

In July, President Trump announced his selection of Burrows, a current Commissioner, whose term expired July 1, 2019, for a term expiring July 1, 2023. She has served on the Commission since December 2014. She was previously Associate Deputy Attorney General at the U.S. Department ofJustice, where she worked on a broad range of civil and criminal matters. Before that, Burrows served as general counsel for Civil and Constitutional Rights to Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

On July 10, the National Labor Relations Board announced both that the current Associate General Counsel for the Division of Advice, Jayme L. …

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