49th Annual Robert Fuchs Labor Law Conference returns to Suffolk Law School

Thursday, March 2, 2023
Article Picture
Top: From left: Conference co-chair Laura A. Sacks, keynote speaker Gwynne A. Wilcox of the National Labor Relations Board, co-chair Kier Wachterhauser, Labor & Employment Section Council Chair Michelle De Oliveira and co-chair Kimberly A. Alley.

Middle: From left: Panelist Monica R. Shah, moderator Bryan C. Decker, and panelists Michael J. Maccaro, Ryan McGovern Quinn and Joshua M. Davis.

Bottom: From left: Panelists Laurie R. Houle, James F. Lamond and Kevin E. Burke.

On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Massachusetts Bar Association welcomed back members of the legal community to Suffolk University Law School for the 49th Annual Robert Fuchs Labor Law Conference.

Held in person for the first time since January 2020, the conference featured a keynote address by National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member Gwynne A. Wilcox, who made history in 2021 as the first Black woman nominated to serve on the NLRB.

Following the conference keynote, Suffolk Law School student Nicholas Adams received received the Robert Fuchs Award, presented by Adjunct Professor Katie Lev, for his outstanding achievement in labor law courses.

The agenda also included plenary sessions on Labor Law Basics and Labor Law Developments and Legal Updates, with a networking reception closing out the conference.