Mickey Silberman, Esq. joins FortneyScott

Nationally acclaimed
employment attorney Mickey Silberman has joined Fortney & Scott, LLC as a Shareholder
and Chair of the firm’s Affirmative Action & Pay Equity Practice Group. Mr.
Silberman has extensive experience in counseling and advising employers and
federal contractors in all areas of employment law, with nationally
recognized expertise in pay equity, OFCCP compliance and audit defense,
affirmative action and EEO, and diversity and inclusion.


In
announcing that Mr. Silberman has joined FortneyScott, David Fortney, co-founding
shareholder of FortneyScott, stated: “We are delighted that Mickey has joined
FortneyScott.  Mickey is an expert in the areas of pay equity and systemic
pay discrimination.  He has extensive
experience in advising clients in conducting pay equity analyses both
proactively and in response to OFCCP and EEOC pay investigations and private
pay litigation. We are pleased to be able to enhance our current client
services with the significant expertise and experience that Mickey brings to
our firm and that our clients value.”

Jacqueline
Scott of FortneyScott noted, “Mickey builds on and expands our abilities to
assist clients in understanding and complying with the ever-increasing number
of new state and municipal fair pay laws and compensation enforcement
initiatives, laws, regulations, and Executive Orders imposed by the federal
government. We are very excited to have him as part of the FortneyScott
team.”

Mr. Silberman said, “It is an honor
to join a law firm with such an impressive reputation for delivering
sophisticated and strategic legal advice and service excellence to clients
throughout the country. I look forward to working closely with David, Jacqueline
and the superb FortneyScott team to provide our clients with creative and
strategic advice and counsel in the dynamic and changing areas of pay equity,
OFCCP compliance and diversity and inclusion.”

Mr. Silberman also adds significant
expertise for federal contractors, having overseen the annual preparation of
thousands of affirmative action plans for government contractors across the
country in all industries. He also has directed the defense of hundreds of
OFCCP audits.
As a result of his extensive
practice, Mr. Silberman is on the “cutting edge” of OFCCP’s rapidly evolving
enforcement trends.

Mr. Silberman also is the Co-chair of the Institute for
Workplace Equality, a national, nonprofit employer association. Through his
role with the Institute, he meets with OFCCP, EEOC and other federal agency
national leadership to present the employer community’s perspective on proposed
laws and regulations and agency enforcement trends.

Additionally,
for many years, Mr. Silberman served as General Counsel and on the Executive
Committee for the National Industry Liaison Group and has been a leader in the NILG’s
programs throughout the country.

Mr. Silberman has been recognized by Chambers USA from
2014 to present as a leading Labor & Employment attorney in Colorado. Immediately
prior to joining the FortneyScott, Mr. Silberman had a distinguished career
with a national employment law firm.