President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he intends to appoint Century City attorney William J. Emanuel to the National Labor Relations Board.
Emanuel is a shareholder of Littler Mendelson P.C. with a practice devoted primarily to traditional labor law. He has litigated many cases before the National Labor Relations Board.
Emanuel is a fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers; a contributing editor of The Developing Labor Law; and a member of the Practice and Procedure Committee and Developing Labor Law Committee of the American Bar Association.
Emanuel is also a member and past chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association; and a member of the Labor Relations Advisory Committee; the Employers Group Legal Committee; and the Labor and Employment Practice Group of the Federalist Society.
Emanuel has been selected for “The Best Lawyers in America” each year since 2008 and as a Southern California “Super Lawyer” in 2013.
Emanuel received his law degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from from Marquette University.
Trump said he intends to appoint Emanuel for the remainder of a five- year term expiring Aug. 27, 2021.
The appointment requires Senate confirmation.