David S. McFadden served at the U.S. Department of Labor in the administrations of President George W. Bush and President Donald J. Trump. He was an attorney-advisor at the District of Columbia Public Employee Relations Board and senior associate in the law firm of Gelpi and Associates in New Orleans. He has his bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, a J.D. from the University of Akron, and an LL.M. from Tulane University.
In an amicus brief recently submitted to the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), the Freedom Foundation supported a federal employee seeking to establish that the agency’s rules impermissibly limit the ability of her and her colleagues to decertify an unwanted union.