John F. Ring
John F. Ring was sworn in as a Member of the National Labor Relations Board on April 16, 2018 for a term ending on December 16, 2022. Mr.Ring was confirmed by the Senate on April 11, 2018, and he was named Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board on April 12, 2018 by President Donald J. Trump. Mr. Ring served as Board Chairman until January 20, 2021 and currently serves as a Board Member.
Prior to his appointment to the NLRB, Mr. Ring was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the Morgan, Lewis & Bockius law firm. He was with Morgan Lewis for almost 30 years, where he served as co-chair of the firm’s Labor / Management Relations practice and Practice Group Leader for the Washington Office Labor and Employment Law Practice. He represented client interests in all aspects of labor law, including collective bargaining, workforce restructuring, employee benefits, labor‐management related counseling, litigation and litigation avoidance strategies. Mr. Ring has an extensive background negotiating and administering collective bargaining agreements most notably in the multi‐employer bargaining context, as well as experience with multi‐employer pension plans. Mr. Ring received his J.D. and B.A. from Catholic University of America.
Board Member Ring is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.