Five Employment-Practice Experts You Need in Your Rolodex
Principal, Grubb Law Firm, Alexandria
RESUME: Principal, Grubb Law Firm, Alexandria and Knoxville, Tenn., 1989-present; arbitrator, mediator, consultant and lecturer on employment issues.
MEMBER: Chairman, National Employment Lawyers Association Task Force on Employment Insurance Coverage.
GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Successfully serving as sole plaintiffs' counsel for 11 years for a class-action suit with 19,462 class members.
ON THE RECORD: "The most mismanaged and neglected business resource is human. In today's technocratic state, regrettably, the focus on technology has concomitantly devalued employees and employment."
YOU CAN REACH ME AT: 703/329-0467
Lawyer, Galland, Kharasch & Garfinkle, Washington
RESUME: Legislative assistant, Rep. Peter Kostmayer, Pennsylvania Democrat, Washington, 1990-93; legal section staff director, American Society of Association Executives, Washington, 1993-96; lawyer, Galland, Kharasch & Garfinkle, 1996-present; lecturer and author on employment law.
MEMBER: Board of Trustees, Greater Washington Society of Association Executives Foundation; Government Affairs Advisory Council, GWSAE; editorial advisory board, American Society of Association Executives' Association and Law Policy legal journal.
GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Being successful at a job he lives and breathes while keeping his family his top priority.
ON THE RECORD: "Document. Document. Document. A good paper trail is critical to the successful defense of any employment suit - and will usually win it for you. Train all supervisors to regularly document employees' performance, both the good and the bad. Secondly, have sound employment policies and procedures, and follow them!"
YOU CAN REACH ME AT: 202/342-6774; email@example.com
Vice president, American Society of Association Executives, Washington
RESUME: Director of insurance, American Automobile Association, Washington, 1980-89; vice president, American Society of Association Executives, 1989-present.
MEMBER: Board of directors, Coordinated Benefits Advisory Board, ASAE Insurance Co. …