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G. Roger King

HR Policy Association

Washington, DC, USA

Roger King served in the Judge Advocate General Corps of the United States Air Force, on the Staff of United States Senator Robert Taft, Jr. and, subsequently, was appointed as Professional Staff Counsel to the United States Senate Labor Committee.

Roger serves as labor counsel to the HR Policy Association and the Ohio Hospital Association. He has testified before both the U.S. Senate and House Labor Committees, is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, the Advocacy Committee of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Association (ASHHRA) and the Executive Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Council. Roger is a nationally recognized author/speaker on employment matters and has represented employers regarding labor and employment issues, both before administrative agencies and in federal and state courts. He has represented the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the HR Policy Association, the American Hospital Association (AHA), and the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace in federal courts on a number of labor law issues, including representing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the case of NLRB v. Noel Canning Corporation, challenging President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.

Other clients that Roger has represented include: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, MedStar Health System, Trinity Health, National Beef, General Cable Corporation, Orlando Health, ProMedica, Premier Health System, Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Yale New Haven Health System, McLaren Health System, Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Clarion Clinic, Fisher-Titus Memorial Hospital, Benefis Health System, and Community Health System.


Cornell University (J.D. 1971); Miami University (B.S. 1968)

Bar Admissions

Ohio and District of Columbia

Government Service

Professional Staff Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Labor (1973-1975); First Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocates General Division (1972-1973); Labor Relations Counsel to U.S. Senator Robert Taft Jr. (1971-1973)

Experience Highlights

Noel Canning victorious as U.S. Supreme Court unanimously rules to invalidate President Obama's 2012 recess appointments to NLRB

HR Policy Association, Society for Human Resource Management, and National Association of Manufacturers file amicus brief

Society for Human Resources Management files amicus brief in case before NLRB

Areas of Focus
  • Labor & Employment
  • Health Care
  • Collective Bargaining, Contract Enforcement & Union Organizing
  • Employment Aspects of Corporate Transactions

Honors & Distinctions

  • Repeatedly recognized by: Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, the NLJ's "Who's Who of Employment/Labor Lawyers," Ohio Super Lawyers, The Legal 500, and for the past 20 years, The Best Lawyers in America

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