Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth (Liz) Smith WA. State Dept. of Labor & Industries, Assistant Director – Fraud Prevention and Labor Standards Elizabeth (Liz) Smith has served as Assistant Director for L&I’s Fraud Prevention & Labor Standards division since April 2013...

Caren Sencer

Caren Sencer Caren Sencer is a shareholder with the law firm of Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld. Caren has represented unions in all aspects of labor and employment law, as well as provided institutional advice to unions. Ms. Sencer regularly practices before the...

Jennifer Flood

Jennifer Flood Ombudsman for Injured Workers Jennifer has been the Ombudsman for Injured Workers since August 2005.  She and her staff serve as independent advocates for injured workers providing information and assistance to ensure workers understand their rights and...

Jennifer Sung

Jennifer Sung Employment Relations Board Member Jennifer Sung currently serves as a member of the Employment Relations Board. Before joining the Board, she was a partner at McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP, where she represented labor organizations and employees in civil...

Sherman Henry

Sherman Henry Labor Education & Research Center (LERC), University of Oregon Sherman Henry serves in Portland Center for the University of Oregon’s Labor Education and Research Center (LERC). He facilitates learning activities and assists in program development...

Liz Morris

Liz Morris Labor Relations Representative, Oregon Nurses Association Liz Morris joined ONA as a labor relations representative in 2016. Prior to coming to ONA, Liz worked as a labor organizer and trainer with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for 12 years....

Karen Moore

Karen Moore Attorney, Schuck Law, LLC. Karen Moore received her juris doctorate (law) degree in December 2003 and was licensed to practice law in Oregon in April 2004. Her practice has focused on employment law, primarily wage and hour issues. Her philosophy in wage...

Shirin Khosravi

Shirin Khosravi Member, Oregon Employment Relations Board Shirin Khosravi is a Member of the Employment Relations Board. She received her B.A. from Bard College and her J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School. Before joining the Board, Shirin was the Supervising Attorney...

Noah Scott Warman

Noah Scott Warman McKanna Bishop Joffe LLP Throughout his career, Noah has represented workers and their unions. His practice has encompassed all aspects of labor law, both private and in addition he has represented unions in cases arising under the Labor-Management...

Lisa Umscheid

Lisa Umscheid Employment Relations Board Lisa earned her B.A. from Pomona College and her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law.  Before joining the Board, Lisa worked for more than 20 years as a labor and employment attorney, representing both public and...

David Rolf

David Rolf International Vice President of SEIU and the President of SEIU 775 David Rolf is an International Vice President of SEIU and the President of SEIU 775 and is known internationally as an innovative labor leader and thinker on the future of work and labor. He...

Jennifer Chapman

Jennifer Chapman Legal Counsel, Oregon AFSCME Council 75 Jennifer Chapman has been an Oregon AFSCME Legal Counsel since 2011. Prior to joining the union staff, Chapman was a member of Local 1085 while serving as an attorney at the Oregon Department of Justice. She...

Stacy Chamberlain

Stacy Chamberlain Collective Bargaining Director, Oregon AFSCME Council 75. Stacy Chamberlain joined Oregon AFSCME Council 75 as a council representative in 2005. Chamberlain serves as the collective bargaining director. Prior to her work with AFSCME, Chamberlain...

Tom Chamberlain

Tom Chamberlain President, Oregon AFL-CIO. Tom was elected President of the Oregon AFL-CIO by a unanimous vote of the Executive Board in October of 2005. He was reelected in 2007, 2011. A native Oregonian, Tom grew up in a home where, he says, “the difference between...

David Rosenfeld

David Rosenfeld David Rosenfeld is a shareholder with the law firm of Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld. David has been practicing union-side labor law since his graduation from University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1973. Mr. Rosenfeld has argued...

Margaret Olney

Margaret Olney Bennett Hartman Morris & Kaplan Margaret has practiced labor and employment law in Oregon for over 25 years. For 19 years, she had her own firm, where she also developed unique expertise in election law, advising unions and other progressive...

Richard F. Liebman

Richard F. Liebman Attorney, Barran Liebman, LLP Although he is a management attorney, Rick is quick to point out that he has represented a number of Unions in their capacity as an employer. Rick has been representing employers in labor and employment law since 1972....

Howell Lankford

Howell Lankford Arbitrator and Mediator  After graduating from Reed College, Howell had a few real jobs and then became a lawyer in 1977.  He was an administrative law judge for Oregon ERB for five years and became a full time arbitrator in...

Liz Joffe

Liz Joffe McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP Liz Joffe is a founding partner of McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP in Portland, Oregon. She has been working with the labor movement since 1988, when, after graduating from the University of Michigan, she worked with the UAW’s legal...

Jessica Dietz

Jessica Dietz Officer in Charge, NLRB Subregion 36 In 2015, Jessica Dietz was appointed Officer in Charge of NLRB Subregion 36 after working as a Field Examiner in the Portland office for nine years. She leads the Subregion’s outreach program and is a frequent speaker...

John Bishop

John Bishop Co-Planner, Attorney, McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP John Bishop is a founding partner of McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP, in Portland, Oregon, a law firm that specializes in union-side labor law. John has devoted his entire legal career to representing labor unions...

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...