FELLOWS IN THE NEWS

  • Joel D’Alba (Chicago, IL), pictured here wth Gary Bailey, was the 2023 Recipient of the Arvid Anderson Public Sector Attorney of the Year Award. Joel is the 15th person to receive this award which recognizes an attorney whose career substantially contributed to the development of public sector labor law as exemplified by the Award’s namesake, Arvid Anderson. Mr. Anderson pioneered labor law for public employees at the state and local level. The first award was given in 2009 to Mr. Anderson, who was an Honorary College Fellow and the subject of a CLEL Video History Project interview. Since then, every recipient has been a Fellow of the College except for two.
  • Ruben Garcia (Las Vegas, NV) appeared on the Power Hour Blogcast hosted by The Burnes Center for Social Change at Northeastern University to discuss the State of Labor in 2023 with former acting Secretary of Labor and host Seth Harris and former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board Mark Gaston Pearce. Click here to view the episode.
  • Anna Wermuth and Jeremy Glenn (Chicago, IL) have been named to the 2023 list of “Notable Leaders in Employment and Labor Law” by Crain’s Chicago Business magazine.
  • Paul Donnelly and Laura Gross’s law firm, Donnelly+Gross in Gainesville, FL, was ranked in the inaugural Chambers Regional Spotlight FloridaChambers and Partners is the global leader in legal research, evaluating over two hundred jurisdictions. The company ranks top law firms internationally through detailed analysis of the highest standard, based on meticulous market research and thousands of interviews with clients and attorneys. Chambers Regional Spotlight recognizes outstanding law firms at the middle and lower-mid market levels.
  • Fellow Stuart Davidson was named among Philadelphia Business Journal 2023 Best of the Bar award honoring top lawyers in Philadelphia for achievements in the legal profession. Best of the Bar honorees are nominated by the public and evaluated by an independent panel of judges with extensive industry experience. Mr. Davidson and the other selected attorneys will be honored during a program on November 16, 2023 hosted by The Philadelphia Business Journal.
  • Fellow Ruben Garcia, Professor of Law at UNLV’s Williams S. Boyd School, gave a lecture to the employees of the NLRB online during the agency’s commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The title of his talk was “Why the Work of the National Labor Relations Board Matters to Latinos/as.”
  • Fellow John Hamlin has been shortlisted for the 2023 International Employment Lawyer Award in the category of International Lawyer of the Year – In-House. The Inaugural IEL Awards recognize the most outstanding private practice and in-house employment and labor law specialists in the world in twenty-three categories. The IEL Awards will take place on November 15th in London.
  • Fellow Demitrios Moschos, Chair of Seder & Chandler LLP’s Labor & Employment Practice, received Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s inaugural Hall of Fame Award. This award is given to extraordinary attorneys with over 30 years of experience in the legal profession, who have made notable contributions to the legal field. Mr. Moschos is the only Central Massachusetts based attorney to receive the honor.
  • Congratulations to Fellow Adele Rapport, one of two distinguished Marquette Senior High School (WI) graduates, who was recently honored as a new addition to the A. Felch Pendill Wall of Excellence. The induction ceremony took place at MSHS, where plaques of honorees are displayed. Pictured above are Adele and the other honoree, Robert Mercure (Class of 1969). Honorees must have distinguished themselves in a chosen occupation or profession, been involved in public or community service, and demonstrated time and contributions to philanthropy. Click here to read the full article.
  • Fellow Jason Schwartz was named to Benchmark Litigation‘s list of the 2024 Top 50 Labor & Employment Litigators, which features lawyers who have been recognized by peers and clients alike for their exceptional reputations and achievements in labor and employment litigation. Fellows Karl Nelson and Catherine Conway were named Labor & Employment Stars. All three are partners with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.
  • Fellow Joseph Slater, Distinguished University Professor and Eugene N. Balk Professor of Law and Values, earned the Eastman and Smith Faculty Achievement Award. The award is given to those who have enhanced the quality of teaching or the reputation of the University of Toledo’s College of Law.