John Raudabaugh Named First Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law
NAPLES, Fla., March 5, 2012 /Christian Newswire
/ -- Ave Maria School of Law (AMSL), in conjunction with the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Reed Larson Professorship of Labor Law. The position will be held by John Raudabaugh, a former member of the National Labor Relations Board (1990-1993) and an experienced labor and employee relations attorney.
"Ave Maria School of Law remains on the cutting edge of issues related to labor law and workers' rights," said John Knowles, spokesman for the law school. "Professor Raudabaugh's position represents an important milestone for the law school: our first named Chair and another nationally renowned scholar working on an issue of central relevance in our society."
The Foundation will provide Professor Raudabaugh's services to Ave Maria School of Law. He will teach courses related to labor law and employee rights. As part of his teaching duties, Professor Raudabaugh will supervise a labor law litigation course (practicum or clinic) involving students in significant Foundation-supported cases each academic term, thereby giving high level litigation experience and education to Ave Maria School of Law students. In addition to his teaching duties, Professor Raudabaugh, as a Foundation Staff Attorney, will also work in the Foundation's legal aid program (described at www.nrtw.org
) and litigate Foundation-supported cases brought for individual workers.
ABOUT AVE MARIA SCHOOL OF LAW
Ave Maria School of Law offers a rigorous legal education characterized by a commitment to professional excellence, the highest ethical and moral standards, and the integration of the Catholic intellectual tradition. Since opening, Ave Maria has enrolled students from 49 states and abroad and from more than 200 colleges and universities. Alumni of the Law School are now practicing law in more than 40 states and several other countries. Ave Maria School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association.
Ave Maria School of Law was founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 2000, and in 2009 relocated to Naples, Florida. The law school celebrated her highest total enrollment ever with the arrival of the Class of 2014 in August 2011.