Bloomberg Law
Jan. 25, 2021, 10:12 PMUpdated: Jan. 26, 2021, 12:10 AM

Biden Names Acting Top NLRB Lawyer After a Pair of Firings (1)

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The Biden administration named veteran National Labor Relations Board attorney Peter Sung Ohr as the agency’s acting general counsel, a move that could stabilize the NLRB’s legal arm after the White House fired two top Trump-era lawyers in successive days.

Ohr, previously the regional director in charge of the agency’s Chicago office, will likely lead the NLRB general counsel’s office until President Joe Biden announces a nominee who is then confirmed by the Senate.

“As a career employee of the NLRB, I am especially proud to continue my work with the smart and dedicated agency staff to vigorously enforce the ...

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