Derek Barella Elected Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers

ArentFox Schiff is proud to announce that Partner Derek Barella has been elected a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, a lifetime election for attorneys who have demonstrated outstanding performance and integrity, excellence, and dedication to the profession.

The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers promotes achievement and advancement in the practice of labor and employment law, and aims to improve existing systems of dispute resolution and conflict management through shared experience.

Derek counsels clients on federal and state labor and employment laws, and frequently defends claims in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as before arbitrators and administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and US Department of Labor. He represents clients across a broad range of industries, including health care, manufacturing, logistics and distribution, retail, cultural and non-profit, and business consulting and financial services.

Derek is a contributing editor for The Developing Labor Law and participates in the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago’s Lawyers in the Classroom program to teach Chicago Public Schools students about the US government.

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