APABA-DC’s Women’s Forum is extending an invitation to AEF members for an evening with the Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Susan Tsui Grundmann. Please join for a lively discussion with Chairman Grundmann about her career trajectory and the challenges and rewards of serving as the Chairman of a federal agency. This is a great opportunity for law students to get to know other lawyers and Chairman Grundmann in a small, intimate dinner setting.
Susan Tsui Grundmann is a Member and Chairman of MSPB, an independent, quasi-judicial agency in the Executive branch that serves as the guardian of Federal merit systems. She was nominated by President Barack Obama on July 31, 2009 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 5, 2009.
Previous to serving as the Chairman of MSPB, Ms. Grundmann served as General Counsel to the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), which represents 100,000 Federal workers nationwide. At NFFE, she successfully litigated cases in the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. During her tenure at NFFE, Ms. Grundmann represented employees in the Department of Defense, Department of Agriculture, Department of State, Veterans Administration, General Services Administration, and many other Federal agencies.
She is formerly an instructor on Federal sector labor and employment law at the William W. Winpisinger Education Center in Maryland. She has also previously served as General Counsel to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association and as a law clerk to the judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of Virginia.
Ms. Grundmann earned her undergraduate degree at American University and her law degree at Georgetown University Law Center.
DATE: Thursday, December 3
TIME: 6:30 PM
LOCATION: Kellari Taverna, 1700 K St., NW (Farragut North and Farragut West metro)
COST: Attendees will be responsible for the cost of their dinner and drinks.
We hope you can join! Please RSVP to Sarah Shyr & Lian Huang at email@example.com by Monday, November 30.
If the event reaches capacity, there will be a waiting list.