National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon announced the appointment of Deputy Assistant General Counsel Elizabeth Kilpatrick as Assistant General Counsel in the Division of Operations-Management of the Office of the General Counsel in Washington.
In her new position, Ms. Kilpatrick will assist the Acting General Counsel in managing the 28 Regional Offices of the NLRB and providing programmatic support for the national enforcement and administration of the National Labor Relations Act. Prior to her promotion, Ms. Kilpatrick served as a Deputy Assistant General Counsel in the Division of Operations-Management working in District 3 which currently covers 6 Regional Offices.
Ms. Kilpatrick began working at the Agency in 1988 as a field attorney in the Ft. Worth Regional Office. In 2000, she joined the Division of Operations-Management staff when she was promoted to the Deputy Assistant General Counsel position.
Ms. Kilpatrick was awarded her bachelors degree from Trinity University in 1984 and her legal degree from Southern Methodist University in 1987.
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employee rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The agency also acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices committed.