Top 25 Voices in Employment Law

Published Wednesday July 11, 2012
Top 25 Voice in Employment Law

As deputy editor of HR magazine, a multi-award winning brand designed exclusively for HR directors and C-suite senior managers, Mr. Woods is responsible for commissioning and editing the features and analyses for the print version of the monthly magazine, as well as writing and editing a daily online news bulletin.

  • Deputy Editor, HR magazine at Mark Allen Group
  • Senior Reporter at PRWeek
  • Senior Reporter, HR magazine
  • Reporter, Employee Benefits magazine

ALYSSA ROSENBERG is a culture reporter for She is a correspondent for and The Loop 21. Alyssa grew up in Massachusetts and holds a B.A. in humanities from Yale University. Before joining ThinkProgress, she was editor of and a staff correspondent at Government Executive.

  • Correspondent for and the Washington Monthly

Matthew is the founder of The Health Care Blog and, with Indu Subaiya, he runs the Health 2.0 Conference, which is the leading showcase of innovative technologies in health care. He has over 20 years in health care and health care IT as a generalist forecaster and strategist.

  • Co-Chairman at Health 2.0
  • Founder/Author at The Health Care Blog
  • President, Matthew Holt Consulting
  • Vice President, Market Research PSS Consulting

William Tincup is an experienced entrepreneur and senior executive, as well as execelling at marketing, sales and HR. His expertise includes talent management and brand management.

  • Co-Host Daily HR Internet Radio Show at Drive ThruHR Show
  • CEO at Tincup & Co.
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Seth has represented management in traditional labor law matters for more than a decade. His practice focuses on labor relations, collective bargaining, labor arbitration, NLRB investigations and litigation, and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) investigations and litigation.

  • Partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
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Bryan Wempen, a 20-year Human Capital Management professional and practitioner, has served as a corporate officer in a $650M public firm as well as being either a founder or founding team of six companies since 2000. He is currently Chief Strategy Office of PeopleClues, a global assessment provider to more than 1000 clients in eight countries. An industry expert and leading thought leader, Wempen also founded and co-hosts HR’s #1 internet radio show, DriveThruHR and presents regularly at HR and social media focused events.

  • Chief Strategy Officer at PeopleClues
  • Founder & Co-Host
  • Vice President, Strategic Alliances at PeopleClues
  • Manager, Strategic Alliances at PeopleClues Assesments

Steve Bruce is the editor of the HR Daily Advisor and owner at Ransom & Benjamin Publishers LLC

Current Job(s):

Editor, HR Daily Advisor at BLR

  • Editor, HR Daily Advisor at BLR
  • President at Ransom & Benjamin Publishers LLC
  • Editor in Chief at BLR
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Author of & Trial lawyer, writer, speaker, astronaut, champion weight lifter, & fake bio author.

  • Labor and Employment Lawyer, The State of Texas
  • Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas
  • Lawyer with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P.

Nancy is the head of Financial Finesse's Think Tank providing research and commentary to Financial Finesse clients.

  • Think Tank Director at Financial Finesse
  • Financial Planner at Nancy L. Anderson Financial & Insurance Services
  • Financial Consultant at WM Financial Services

Ari is the Director of Marketing at CPEhr, a Human Resources Outsourcing and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) company. CPEhr provides an range of HR services to over 15,000 employees throughout the country. Services include: labor law compliance, employment administration, employee health insurance, safety consulting, training, recruiting and payroll/tax services.

  • Director of Marketing at CPE HR, Inc
  • VP of Sales and Marketing CPE HR, Inc

Michael Carty is XpertHR's benchmarking editor. He is interested in how data on all areas of HR endeavor can be collated, processed and made accessible for practical use.

  • Benchmarking Editor at XpertHR

Communications pro, school garden founder, mom to 2. Not at all surprised by researchers' discovery that a happy social network makes you happier.

  • Instructional Designer at Campbell Alliance
  • Co-Founder & Chief Gardening Officer at George Watts Montessori Edible Garden
  • Editor, Leadership Strategies at National Institute of Business Management
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Stephanie R. Thomas is an economic and statistical consultant specializing in EEO issues and employment litigation risk management.

  • Founder and CEO at Thomas Econometrics
  • Advisory Board at Human Resources IQ
  • Director, Equal Employment Advisory and Litigation Support Division at MCG
  • Principal Consultant at LECG
  • Managing Consultant at LECG
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Troy Shaw has been working within diversity arena for 10 yrs. Publishing a New Magazine Community Strong.

Current Job(s):

Publisher at Community Strong, Inc

  • Publisher at Community Strong, Inc
  • Broadcast Digital Screen Media at Diversity Television Network
  • Television Talk Show Host for Focus on Diversity at TDS Management Group

Lawyer, counselor, blogger, bar leader, Yankees fan and dad. Three-time ABA Journal Blawg 100 winner. Not necessarily in that order.

  • Member at Pullman & Comley, LLC
  • Member at Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
  • Counsel at Day, Berry & Howard LLP
  • Legal Fellow at Office of Joseph Leiberman
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Editor of Employer Law Report for Porter Wright. Employment and privacy law issues and news for in-house counsel, HR pros, and whoever else may care.

  • Attorney at Porter Wright's Labor and Employment Department

Jennifer Carsen is Managing Editor of California Employer Resources and California Employer Daily--news and compliance advice for California employers and HR professionals.

  • Managing Editor at California Employer Resources
  • Legal Editor at CCH
  • Lawyer, Labor & Employment Group at Sidley Austin
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Alison Green writes the popular Ask a Manager website, where she dispenses advice on career, job search, and management issues. She also writes a twice-weekly column on career and management issues for U.S. News & World Report.

  • Career and Management Advice Columnist
  • Chief of Staff, Marijuana Policy Project
  • Publications Director, FAIR
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As deputy editor of HR magazine, a multi-award winning brand designed exclusively for HR directors and C-suite senior managers, Mr. Woods is responsible for commissioning and editing the features and analyses for the print version of the monthly magazine, as well as writing and editing a daily online news bulletin.

  • Attorney at Law at Jon L. Gelman LLC
  • Author at West Publishing
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Eric B. Meyer dedicates his practice to litigating and providing counsel to employers on labor and employment issues affecting the workplace.


  • Partner at Dilworthh Paxson, LLP
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Susan Heathfield is a Human Resources expert. She is a management and organization development consultant who specializes in human resources issues and in management development to create forward thinking workplaces. Susan is also a professional facilitator, speaker, trainer, and writer.

  • Human Resources /Management and Organization Consultant
  • Professional Facilitator, Speaker, Trainer and Writer
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Employment law, representing employees and executives. Handling discrimination, noncompete agreements, employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, sexual harassment, unpaid wages, and other employment issues since 1986.

  • President at Donna M. Ballman, P.A.
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Business Development and Marketing Strategist with over 25 years experience across broad industries, products, and services.

  • Founder of

Mario Bordogna represents clients in all aspects of labor and employment law in state and federal courts. Mr. Bordogna concentrates his practice in the areas of employment litigation, employment discrimination, workers’ compensation, employment counseling, and labor–management relations.

  • Member at Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  • Attorney at Strokoff & Cowden, P.C.

Sharlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP is the HR Bartender, whose blog is a friendly place to discuss workplace issues. When she's not bartending, Sharlyn is president of Internal Talent Management (ITM Group) which specializes in employee training and human resources consulting.

  • President at ITM Group, Inc
  • Author and Publisher at HR Bartender
  • Vice President, Human Resources at Right Management Consultants
  • Director, Human Resources at Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
  • Area Director, Human Resources at Starwood Hotels and Resorts
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