Obama Picks Veteran Labor Attys For NLRB

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 8:20 PM ET) -- President Barack Obama reportedly selected a pair of veteran labor lawyers to replace two prior recess appointees as nominees to the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, as part of a deal that averted a Senate showdown over the filibuster.

The president intends to nominate Nancy Schiffer, a retired associate general counsel at the AFL-CIO, and Kent Hirozawa, who currently serves as chief counsel to NLRB Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

The new picks will replace appointees Richard F. Griffin Jr. and...
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