Tammy McCutchen Named to National Federation of Independent Business' Advisory Board

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2011) – Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation's largest employment and labor law firm representing management, is pleased to announce that Tammy McCutchen, a shareholder in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, has been named to The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Legal Center's Advisory Board. McCutchen joins a distinguished group of seven new members.

The National Federation of Independent Business is the leading small business association representing small and independently-owned businesses. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943, NFIB represents the views of its members in Washington and all 50 state capitals. The NFIB Small Business Legal Center relies on its Advisory Board, comprised of some of America's leading authorities on law, politics and government, to help guide the Center in choosing cases to pursue and turns to the board for recommendations on topics for legal advisory material for small business owners.

"This is a tremendous honor  for Tammy," said Nancy N. Delogu, office managing shareholder of Littler's Washington, D.C. office. "Her unique labor and employment law expertise, combined with her experience in counseling management, make her the perfect choice for the NFIB's Advisory Board. I am sure her insights and guidance will be valuable to the NFIB as it seeks to best represent and advise its constituent businesses."

Currently, McCutchen is co-chair of Littler's Compliance Audit Services Practice Group, and focuses her practices in counseling management regarding compliance with federal and state wage and hour laws. She was the Administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division from 2001 to 2004, and was the primary architect of the 2004 revisions to the Part 541 FLSA "white collar" overtime exemption regulations. She also formerly served as Senior Counsel at The Hershey Company in Hershey , Pennsylvania. She received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law cum laude and B.A. from Western Illinois University summa cum laude.

About Littler Mendelson

With over 800 attorneys and 50 offices, Littler Mendelson is the largest U.S.-based law firm exclusively devoted to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multi-national clients, from navigating international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record. For more information, visit littler.com.