Judge James D. McGinley (JD '91) Named Chairman of the U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board
Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Judge James D. McGinley (JD '91), who serves on the U.S. Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board (ARB), has been named its new chairman. The ARB issues decisions on behalf of the Secretary of Labor in cases arising under worker protection laws.
Via the U.S. Department of Labor announcement:
James McGinley was appointed to the Administrative Review Board in March 2020. He most recently served as the Clerk of the Court for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Formerly a partner in the civil litigation firm of Hiepler & Hiepler, Judge McGinley also served as a Judge (Pro Tem) for the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Ventura. He possesses extensive experience in complex civil litigation, international negotiation, enterprise-wide leadership, and management of multi-agency projects. McGinley received a Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law as well as a Master of Laws in National Security Law and a Certificate in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. He is a member of the California, District of Columbia, and U.S. Supreme Court bars.