LYNN C. OUTWATER, JD, Secretary/Treasurer Lynn Outwater is a Senior Partner in the Pittsburgh office and is the National Coordinator of the Firm’s Management Education Practice Group. Ms. Outwater was also a founding partner of the Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Cincinnati offices. The firm’s over 650 lawyers limit their practice exclusively to labor, employment, immigration and benefits law on behalf of management. She received her undergraduate degree from Fordham University and obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from Albany Law School and holds a Master of Laws (in Labor Law) from New York University School of Law. Ms. Outwater currently serves on the national SHRM Foundation Board of Directors as Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee. She is a member of the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association Advisory Board. She is also the past chair of the national Employee and Labor Relations Committee of the Society for Human Resource Management (“SHRM”). Ms. Outwater was elected and served on the 2005 and 2006 Membership Advisory Council (MAC) to the SHRM Board representing the Northeast Region which includes Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. For over a decade, she served as a faculty member for SHRM’s HR Generalist and Advanced Generalist Certificate Programs. Ms. Outwater served on the National Board of the SHRM Consultant’s Forum (2002-2003). She was the elected Director for SHRM’s Pennsylvania State Council for 2004 and 2005. Ms. Outwater has received professional accreditation in the human resources field by achieving the SPHR designation.