Former Top EEOC Lawyer Under Obama to Build Firm's DC Office

David Lopez said he hopes the Trump administration will follow "historical bipartisan commitment" to antidiscrimination.

, The National Law Journal


P. David Lopez, the former U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission general counsel who left the agency last week, said it is too early to know how President-elect Donald Trump will approach EEOC enforcement. But he pointed to broad political support for antidiscrimination laws as a positive sign for the commission’s existing enforcement initiatives. Lopez is joining the New York firm Outten & Golden to help build its first Washington office.

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