Philadelphia Labor Lawyer Amy L. Rosenberger of Willig, Williams & Davidson Appointed to AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Board of Directors
March 31, 2010
Philadelphia union-side labor law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson is pleased to announce that Partner Amy L. Rosenberger has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LCC). Rosenberger will serve on the board through Dec. 31, 2010, at which time she will be eligible for reappointment. She has been an LCC member since 1995.
A member of Willig, Williams & Davidson’s Labor Department, Rosenberger has been representing labor unions and individual employees for nearly 15 years. As an LCC director, she will assist the committee in its efforts to better the conditions of working people and their families by enhancing the quality of legal representation available to the AFL-CIO and its affiliated unions.
“As a labor lawyer who represents many unions, I have always considered it a privilege to advocate on behalf of working individuals and their families,” said Rosenberger. “I look forward to the opportunity to further assist union members and other workers through the efforts of the LCC Board of Directors.”
The AFL-CIO is a voluntary federation of 56 national and international labor unions. The federation’s union movement represents 11.5 million members ranging from teachers and miners to firefighters and farm workers, bakers and engineers, doctors and public employees. The AFL-CIO’s mission is to improve the lives of working families, bringing economic justice to the workplace and social justice to the nation, through building and changing the American labor movement. The LCC is comprised of more than 1,800 union-side labor attorneys from more than 500 law firms and union legal departments nationwide. Founded in 1983, the LCC provides a unique opportunity for lawyers who represent unions to share information and resources, furthering their advocacy efforts on behalf of union members and other working people.
Rosenberger represents labor unions and individual employees before state and federal courts and in arbitrations, negotiations and administrative proceedings in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She also counsels and trains employees and union representatives with respect to employment disputes and their rights under the law. Rosenberger has served as a speaker and/or instructor for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania State University Union Leadership Academy, the Pennsylvania State University Occupational Safety and Health Institute, the American Arbitration Association, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board and many other organizations. She is the immediate past chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section and has served as co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Committee. She graduated magna cum laude from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va., before earning her JD from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Mass.
Willig, Williams & Davidson (www.wwdlaw.com) is one of the largest and most respected union-side labor law firms in the United States. Founded in 1979, the firm focuses on representing labor unions, employee benefit funds, individual working people and their families on a variety of legal fronts, including national, regional and local contract negotiations; dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation; tax and benefit law compliance issues; discrimination and other employment matters; advocacy for injured workers; and prepaid legal services for union members