Will Aitchison

Will Aitchison Attorney, Aitchison Law Over the course of his career, Will has represented over 100 labor organizations in five western states. Will has handled hundreds of arbitrations and is the author of seven books on labor relation issues including The Fair Labor...

Katie Whalen

Katie Whalen Kathryn (Katie) Whalen has been a full-time arbitrator since June of 2003. For six years, Ms. Whalen served as a Board Member on the Oregon Employment Relations Board (ERB). Ms. Whalen is a member of the Oregon State Bar (now on inactive status). She was...

Jason Weyand

Jason Weyand Board Member, Employment Relations Board Jason earned his B.A. from Oregon State University and his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law. After law school, Jason served as an ERISA/Bankruptcy attorney in the Office of the General Counsel of...

Mike Tedesco

Mike Tedesco Tedesco Law Group Mike has over 30 years of experience handling labor and employment disputes. He has successfully conducted hundreds of labor arbitrations in the private and public sectors. He is a practitioner before the National Labor Relations Board...

David Snyder

David Snyder Law Offices of David A. Snyder, LLC David has been a lawyer since 1980. He has represented Oregon and Washington public safety organizations (police, fire, corrections and emergency dispatch) and their members since 1987. From 1980 to 1987 he litigated...

Gary Namie

Gary Namie Co-Founder and Director, Workplace Bullying Institute Dr. Gary Namie is widely regarded as North America’s foremost authority on Workplace Bullying. He is a social psychologist with two decades of university teaching experience in psychology and management....

Norman Malbin

Norman Malbin Co-Planner Norman graduated from the University of Denver in 1971 and Northwestern School of Law – Lewis & Clark Law School in 1985. After working for two union law firms (1986-1989) he established his own firm in 1989 and remained there until 1998...

Kathryn Logan

Kathryn Logan Board Chair, Employment Relations Board Kathryn earned her B.A. at Johnston College, University of Redlands, and her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law. She worked as an Administrative Law Judge for the Employment Relations Board, the Public...

Paul Loney

Paul Loney Paul is the founder of Oregon’s most experienced comprehensive cannabis law firm. In 2009, he pioneered cannabis law in Oregon by developing the legal blueprint for Oregon’s first private cannabis club, the precursor to the current dispensaries, and the...

Anil Karia

Anil Karia Partner, Tedesco Law Group Anil joined the firm of Mike Tedesco as Of Counsel in 2009 and became partner in 2013. He is a graduate of Reed College and the University Of Oregon School Of Law. Anil is licensed to practice in Oregon, Washington and Alaska....

Ronald K. Hooks

Ronald K. Hooks Regional Director, NLRB Region 19 Ron Was appointed Regional Director of the Seattle Regional Office effective March 26, 2012.  He is a graduate of LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis and Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey.  Ron began...

Roger Hennagin

Roger Hennagin Roger Hennagin holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Georgetown University Law Center. He has thirty-seven years of jury trial experience. Prior to entering private practice, he served as defense counsel for the Burlington Northern Railroad, Deputy...

Paul Gamson

Paul Gamson Attorney at Law Paul earned his law degree from Lewis & Clark College in 1982. After law school, he clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Gus J. Solomon. From 1984 until 2003, Paul was in private practice law where he specialized in labor, employment...

Barbara Diamond

Barbara Diamond Diamond Law Barbara graduated from NYU School of Law and has practiced union-side labor law for almost 30 years.  She is a frequent trainer for the Oregon State Bar, LERC, the Oregon Education Association, AFSCME, and other union clients.  In 2012,...

Bob Bussel

Bob Bussel Director & Associate Professor, Labor Education and Research Center Since 2002, Bob has been associate professor of history and director of the Labor Education and Research Center at the University of Oregon.  Bob was previously a labor educator at Penn...

Noah Barish

Noah Barish Co-Planner, Attorney, McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP Noah practices in the areas of labor and employment law, representing private and public sector labor unions and their members in administrative and civil proceedings. Noah has successfully represented unions...

Brad Avakian

Brad Avakian Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) Commissioner Avakian attended Washington County public schools, earned his BS from Oregon State University and his JD from Lewis and Clark. He joined the Oregon State Bar in 1990. After serving...

Martin Alvey

Martin Alvey Attorney, Alvey Law Group Martin represents working people in workers’ compensation, personal injury and social security disability cases. Alvey Law Group has offices in Portland and Astoria. Martin was raised in Coos Bay, Oregon. He graduated from...