Raymond J. LaJeunesse, Jr.

Vice President and Legal Director (2001-present)

Experience: Foundation Staff Attorney, 1971-2001; Legislative Assistant (part-time), Virginia House of Delegates, 1972-73; self-employed political research consultant, Washington, DC, 1969-71; U.S. Army 1968-1969; Research Director, United Republicans of America, Washington, DC, 1967-68; Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent since 1998; American Lawyer Media Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment and Virginia Top-Rated Lawyer; received Avvo’s “Superb” rating in “Constitutional” and “Employment/Labor” law categories; listed as a “Top Lawyer In Virginia” in The Legal Network 2018; Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

Bar Admis­sions: Virginia, 1967; District of Columbia, 1972; U.S. Supreme Court, 1982 (admitted only in VA & DC).

Law School: Washington & Lee University, LL.B., 1967.

College: Providence College, A.B., Humanities, cum laude, 1964.

Member: Vice Chairman, Labor and Employment Practice Group, Federalist Society National Lawyers Division, 2000-present; Advisor for Labor-Related Agencies, Office of the President-Elect, 1980-81.

Publications: “The Future Looks Bright for the Right-to-Work Movement,” The Regulatory Review (Univ. of Pa. Law School Program on Regulation Apr. 2019). “The National Labor Relations Board Has Failed to Enforce Fully Workers’ Rights Under Communications Workers v. Beck Not to Subsidize Unions’ Political and Other Nonbargaining Activities,” 70 New York University Annual Survey of American Law 305 (2015). “The Controversial ‘Card Check’ Bill, Stalled in the United States Congress, Presents Serious Legal and Policy Issues,” 14 TEXAS REVIEW OF LAW & POLITICS 209 (2010); “Workers’ Experiences in Attempting to Exercise Their Rights Under Communications Workers v. Beck“, Engage, Apr. 2002, at 102; “The Future of Unions,” Federalist Society Labor & Employment Law News, Spring 1999, at 1; Comment on T.R. Haggard, “Union Security in the Context of Labor Arbitration,” 1994 Proceedings of National Academy of Arbitrators124; “Employees’ Freedom from Ideological Conformity: A Right Without a Remedy?,” 5 Journal of Labor Research 265 (1984); Case Comment, “A Struck Carrier’s Right to Attempt to Operate,” 24 Washington & Lee Law Review 80 (1967).

Reported Cases (partial listing): Marquez v. Screen Actors Guild, 525 U.S. 33 (1998); Airline Pilots Ass’n v. Miller, 523 U.S. 866 (1998); Lehnert v. Ferris Faculty Ass’n, 500 U.S. 507 (1991); Wessel v. City of Albuquerque, 299 F.3d 1186 (10th Cir. 2002), after remand, 463 F.3d 1138 (10th Cir. 2006); Hohe v. Casey, 956 F.2d 399 (3d Cir. 1992); Ferriso v. NLRB, 125 F.3d 865 (D.C. Cir. 1997); Bromley v. Michigan Education Ass’n, 82 F.3d 686 (6th Cir. 1996); Harrington v. City of Albuquerque, 222 F.R.D. 505 (D.N.M. 2004); Lutz v. Machinists, 121 F. Supp. 2d 498 (E.D. Va. 2000); Browne v. Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission, 485 N.W. 2d 376 (Wis. 1992).