Advocates for Labor and Progressive Institutions

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Member

Devki Virk

Devki Virk joined Bredhoff & Kaiser as an associate in 1996 and has been a member of the firm since 2003. She represents both international and local unions in a wide variety of litigation before federal and state courts, administrative tribunals, and arbitrators. She also represents individuals in employment-related matters. Her work has included RICO, ERISA, fair representation, employment discrimination, and common-law tort and contract cases; proceedings before the NLRB, NMB, and local administrative bodies; and both public and private sector interest arbitration and grievance arbitration.

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Virk serves as counsel to several Washington-area locals, and in that capacity participates in negotiations and provides advice on a range of issues.

Ms. Virk graduated from the University of Chicago in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature. Following graduation, she worked for several years for a Chicago-based non-profit organization that dealt with workforce education and retraining. In 1995, she received her law degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign summa cum laude, having served as a notes and comments editor for the University of Illinois Law Review. Before joining the firm, she clerked for the Honorable Martin L.C. Feldman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans.

Ms. Virk has presented papers on civil discovery issues and served on the Board of Directors for the Union Lawyers Alliance, then known as the AFL-CIO Lawyers’ Coordinating Committee, from 2008 – 2010.

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