Apply for Membership

Membership options are reserved for the following groups.

Outside Counsel 

  • Currently licensed to practice law; and
  • Engaged in the practice of Labor/Employment Law for a minimum of four years; and
  • Current practice area comprised of a minimum of 75% Labor/Employment Law (management representation only)

In-House/Corporate Counsel

  • Currently licensed to practice law; and
  • Supervises Labor/Employment attorneys within the company (i.e., general counsel or assistant general counsel); 
  • Manages Labor/Employment Litigation handled by outside counsel; or
  • Current practice area comprised of Labor/Employment Law

Human Resources Managers

  • Minimum of five years human resources experience; and
  • A senior human resources representative for a company (i.e. President, Vice President, Director, Manager or Assistant Manager or Assistant Manager of Human Resources)
Annual Membership

This membership is for individuals only

As a member of the National Employment Law Council, you are a member of a vibrant, mutually-supporting community of the pre-eminent minority management-side labor and employment law practitioners and senior HR executives in the U.S. Members share best practices, participate in advanced-level CLE, and interact with leading practitioners, including federal judges, managing partners, leading trial lawyers, and agency leadership of the EEOC, NLRB, and DOL.

USD 250 / 12 months
Sustaining Membership

This membership is for individuals only

We are offering our members an opportunity to provide additional financial support to NELC by paying $1,000, instead of the regular member price, to become a Sustaining Member. Sustaining Members will be featured on the Membership Directory tab of the website, with a photograph and description of their practice allowing anyone who accesses the website to view the sustaining members' profiles. Contact Vanessa Griffin for additional information on becoming a Sustaining Member and how to create your profile for the website. 

USD 1000 / 12 months