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Leslie E. Silverman, Esq. joins FortneyScott, A leading Management Employment Law Firm in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nationally acclaimed employment attorney Leslie E. Silverman, Esquire has joined Fortney & Scott, LLC as a shareholder.  Ms. Silverman, who formerly served as the Vice Chair and Member of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Labor Counsel to the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, brings her wide-ranging experience and expertise in counseling and advising on compliance with workplace laws to FortneyScott's full service labor and employment practice.

Ms. Silverman counsels and advises clients on complying with workplace laws, dealing with the EEOC, other government agencies and Congress, and on a wide range of workplace issues, including employment screening and diversity and recruitment and retention programs.

Ms. Silverman also conducts workplace investigations and represents clients before the EEOC and other government agencies.

In announcing that Ms. Silverman has joined FortneyScott, Jacqueline Scott, co-founding shareholder of Fortney & Scott, stated that "Leslie's broad experience—particularly with the EEOC, as Labor Counsel to the Senate Committee, and in matters of international compliance—is a significant addition to our firm.  Leslie enhances the firm's ability to provide our clients with exceptional expertise in addressing U.S. and international workplace compliance matters.  She joins a team of labor lawyers who are among the nation's most recognized experts and practitioners in federal policy and administrative enforcement."  David Fortney further noted that "Leslie is a highly accomplished DC lawyer, and she expands our abilities to assist clients in understanding and complying with the ever-increasing number of new enforcement initiatives, laws, regulations, and Executive Orders imposed by the federal government.  We are delighted to have her as part of the FortneyScott team."   

For more information, see our website at www.fortneyscott.com.

CONTACT: David Fortney, [email protected], 202-689-1200

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