How They Won It: Jones Day Invalidates Obama's NLRB Picks

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 4:39 PM EST) -- When President Barack Obama installed three members to the National Labor Relations Board during what the administration viewed as a congressional recess, it raised eyebrows among some Jones Day attorneys, who ultimately convinced a federal appeals court that the appointments were constitutionally invalid.

The D.C. Circuit held in January that a set of appointments Obama had made to the NLRB on Jan. 4, 2012, was not valid under the U.S. Constitution, a ruling in favor of Noel Corp.’s Noel Canning division, which had brought the appeal...
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