Nancy S. Shilepsky appointed Employee Co-Chair of the ABA’s International Labor and Employment Law Committee

September 1, 2020

Nancy S. Shilepsky, partner in the firm’s Employment Department, has been appointed to a three-year term as Employee Co-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Labor and Employment Law’s International Labor and Employment Law Committee. As Co-chair, Nancy will participate in the Committee’s efforts to study and report on current developments in foreign labor relations law and employment practices, particularly those affecting U.S. executives working abroad and foreign executives working in the U.S. abroad. Her term begins September 1, 2020, and is effective through August 31, 2023.

Nancy said of her appointment, “The International Labor and Employment Law Committee has the unique responsibility of staying apprised of legal developments across the world. I’m honored to receive this appointment and look forward to working with members of the Committee to offer the most up-to-date analysis of international employment law.”

Nancy is a leading influence in the world of executive advocacy and employment law and litigation, and is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. She is a champion of the interests of individuals and a trusted counselor to executives, professionals, and partners across a wide range of industries. Nancy has established an internationally recognized reputation representing such clients in complex matters involving executive employment and compensation. She is known for her pioneering efforts in wrongful termination and discrimination cases. Her work includes a high-profile sexual harassment case involving the impact of the First Amendment on workplace speech restrictions and a landmark case dealing with the eradication of race-based discrimination in compensation.

The ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Section is comprised of more than 20,000 members who represent all perspectives of labor and employment law: management, union, plaintiff, neutral, and public. The Section is committed to a balanced discussion of employment issues throughout the world.