Washington, DC (January 12, 2015) – McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP is pleased to announce that Congressman Bill Owens is teaming with the firm’s Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs practice as a senior strategic advisor in the Washington, D.C. office. Based on his extensive experience in federal policy in the context of the Canada-U.S. relationship, Congressman Owens will advise Canadian and U.S. clients regarding cross-border commerce. In addition, he will apply his congressional experience as part of the firm’s Federal as well as State and Local Government Affairs practice in New York, with offices in New York City and Albany.
“The addition of Congressman Owens further enables our Canada-U.S. practice to provide clients with the strategic insight to operate effectively,” said Ambassador Gordon Giffin, former U.S. ambassador to Canada and chair of McKenna Long’s International department. "Bill’s valuable experience serving in Congress and in the private sector will benefit our clients and further strengthen our accomplished federal, New York State, and Canada-U.S. practices.”
New York/Atlanta, GA (January 20, 2015) – The state of U.S. labor relations – contentious, political and constantly evolving with new case law and regulatory rulemaking – is center-stage in the fourth annual edition of Labor Relations Today issued by McKenna Long & Aldridge.
The 2014 Year in Review, a desktop reference of 28 pages, offers a deep dive into recent U.S. labor law developments geared for in-house counsel, labor relations professionals and human resources departments at companies and organizations nationally. It’s produced by labor and employment lawyers at McKenna Long, drawing from the firm’s respected blog Labor Relations Today: http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/.
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