William J. Kilberg

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William J. Kilberg "is a Senior Partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher...

"In 1973, Mr. Kilberg was appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate as the Solicitor for the U.S. Department of Labor, a position he held until 1977. He also has served as Associate Solicitor of Labor for Labor Relations and Civil Rights, General Counsel of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and as a White House Fellow and Special Assistant to Secretary of Labor George P. Shultz. At the time of his appointment as Solicitor of Labor, Mr. Kilberg was the youngest person ever to be appointed to a sub-Cabinet post in the United States government. Mr. Kilberg was President of the White House Fellows Association in 1982-83, and was appointed by President Reagan in 1982 to the Commission on White House Fellowships.

"Mr. Kilberg was elected a Fellow in the charter classes of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel. He is a member of the Board of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, the Advisory Board of the American Employment Law Council, the Legal Advisory Council of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest, and of the ERISA Roundtable. He serves as an Officer of the Labor and Employment Committee of the Federalist Society.

"Mr. Kilberg was named the Top Employment Litigator in the Washington-metropolitan area in 2005 by the Washington Business Journal. In 2004, Mr. Kilberg was identified as one of the "Twelve Leading Labor & Employment Litigators in the D.C. Area" by Legal Times. He has been similarly recognized by Chambers & Partners USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business in both 2004 and 2005 editions. In addition, Lawdragon in 2005 identified Mr. Kilberg as one of the 500 leading lawyers in the nation, describing him as "the labor lawyer of choice for corporate America."" [1]

He is married to Bobbie Greene Kilberg.