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 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
Annual Regular 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 400 / 12 months