Philip A. Miscimarra


Philip A. Miscimarra is the former Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Phil leads the firm’s NLRB special appeals practice and is co-leader of Morgan Lewis Workforce Change, which manages all employment, labor, benefits, and related issues arising from mergers, acquisitions, startups, workforce reductions, and other types of business restructuring. He represents clients on a wide range of labor and employment issues, with a focus on labor-management relations, business acquisitions and restructuring, and employment litigation. Phil is also a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and the Wharton Center for Human Resources.


9/13/2019 - NLRB’s New Standard Ups Ante for Union, Employer Negotiating, Bloomberg Law

9/5/2019 - Arts Center Legally Blocked Contract Workers from Leafleting on Its Site, SHRM

8/28/2019 - NLRB Shifts Precedent, Allows Employer to Send Leafleting Contractors Away, HR Dive

8/26/2019 - Punching In: The Latest from the Labor Board, Update on Overtime, Bloomberg Law

7/30/2019 - Lawmakers Debate Sweeping Plan to Amend Federal Labor Law, SHRM

6/17/2019 - NLRB’s Rulemaking Push May Test Agency’s Regulatory Chops, Bloomberg Law

5/9/2019 - House Holds First Hearing on Dem Bill to Overhaul Federal Labor Law, Reuters

5/8/2019 - AFL-CIO Chief, Ex-NLRB Chair Rip 'Toothless' Labor Law, Law360

3/12/2019 - Court Tweaks Rules on When College Professors Can Unionize, Bloomberg BNA

1/28/2019 - NLRB Scales Back Employee Protections, HR Magazine

11/16/2018 - Former NLRB Officials Spar Over 'Joint Employer' Definition, The National Law Journal

11/6/2018 - Proposed NLRB Joint Employer Rule May Not Need Further Input, Business Insurance

9/25/2018 - Restoring Previous Joint Employer Standard Could Bring Clarity, Business Insurance

8/7/2018 - NLRB Has a New Solution to Resolve Disputes Faster, Human Resource Executive

7/6/2018 - Employment Law Cases To Watch In The 2nd Half Of 2018, Law360

6/18/2018 - Law360 Takes a Deep Dive into the NLRB in Two-Part Series

5/30/2018 - Morgan Lewis Named DC Litigation Department of the Year for Labor and Employment by The National Law Journal

5/2/2018 - Q&A: Philip A. Miscimarra, Former NLRB Chairman, Politico Pro

4/16/2018 - Former Morgan Lewis Partner Appointed Chair of National Labor Relations Board

2/20/2018 - Morgan Lewis Welcomes Back Former NLRB chairman Philip A. Miscimarra as Partner

2/20/2018 - Former NLRB Chair Miscimarra Returns to Morgan Lewis, Law360

5/26/2016 - Viewpoint: The Importance of Dissent at the NLRB, Society for Human Resource Management

7/30/2013 - Senate Confirms Morgan Lewis Partner Philip Miscimarra as Member of National Labor Relations Board

4/9/2013 - Morgan Lewis Partner Philip Miscimarra Nominated to National Labor Relations Board

11/16/2011 - GOP Legislators Oppose NLRB Notice Rule; Amicus Briefs Cite Early Legislative History

9/19/2011 - Congress Goes Too Far with Bill to Curb NLRB, Attorneys Say, Law360

6/16/2011 - Morgan Lewis Partner to Testify at House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Field Hearing

2/11/2011 - Morgan Lewis Partner to Testify Before House Subcommittee Regarding "Emerging Trends" at the NLRB

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