Dennis P. Walsh

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Dennis Paul Walsh, of Maryland, was nominated February 10, 2006, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for the term of five years expiring December 16, 2009.

Walsh was appointed to the Board on January 17, 2006, by President Bush in a recess appointment. Prior to that, Walsh was nominated to the Board on April 27, 2005, by President Bush. His nomination was sent to the Senate for confirmation the same day, but his status remained as pending.

Previously, Walsh was "nominated by President Bush and confirmed by the Senate to serve as a Member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a term expiring December 16, 2004." Walsh served as a Member of the Board from December 30, 2000, to December 20, 2001, under a recess appointment by President Bill Clinton. [1]


"Prior to his appointment, Member Walsh was Chief Counsel to Member Wilma B. Liebman, and from 1994 to 1997, he was Chief Counsel to Member Margaret A. Browning.

"A native of Oxford, NY, Mr. Walsh was a career NLRB attorney from 1984 to 1989, serving as an attorney-advisor in the Office of Representation Appeals; staff counsel on the staff of Member Patricia Diaz Dennis; staff attorney in the Appellate Court Branch; and field attorney with the NLRB's Philadelphia office (Region 4). From 1989 to 1994, he was an associate at the law firm of Spear, Wilderman, Borish, Endy, Browning and Spear in Philadelphia.

"Mr. Walsh is a 1983 cum laude graduate of Cornell Law School, where he was an Editor of the Law Review. He received a B.A. degree, summa cum laude, in Government from Hamilton College in 1976." [2]

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