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Ronald Meisburg

Ronald Meisburg

Proskauer Rose LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Ronald Meisburg is a Partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department and co-head of the Labor-Management Relations Group, resident in the Washington, D.C. office.

Before joining Proskauer, Ronald served as General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board for four and one half years and as a Board Member for one year. He is one of only four people to have served as both a Board Member and as the General Counsel, and the only person to have received Presidential nominations for both offices.

Prior to serving at the NLRB, Ronald was a management labor lawyer from 1980 through 2003. In private practice, he has advised management clients with respect to issues arising under federal labor and employment law and collective bargaining agreements; served as labor counsel in complex business transactions; assisted clients in collective bargaining and in grievance and arbitration cases; and represented clients in matters pending before federal labor and employment agencies, and in federal trial and appellate court litigation.
Prior to entering private practice, Ronald spent six years as a litigator in the Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, in Washington, D.C., in the Division of Employee Benefits and the Division of Mine Safety and Health. At the Department he received a number of recognitions and awards, including being a member of the litigation team that won the Secretary of Labor's Distinguished Achievement Award in 1978.

Ronald has served in various leadership roles, including President of the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation, and has taught business law as an award winning Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business. Ronald resides in Arlington, VA.


  • University of Louisville, J.D., 1974
  • Carson-Newman College, B.A., 1969

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  • District of Columbia
  • Kentucky

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