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Beginning in July 2019, the NLRB will be transitioning to a new NLRB My Account Portal. You will be able to access your account to perform many functions, including:

  • Viewing your E-File History
  • E-Filing additional documents to cases/inquiries to which you are a party
  • Managing addresses associated with your account”

Gerald M. Etchingham

Associate Chief Administrative Law Judge

Judge Etchingham has been Associate Chief Judge in San Francisco since December 2012.  He was a federal ALJ at the Office of Administrative Law Judges/DOL for 8 years before transferring to the NLRB in January 2011.  In that capacity, he primarily decided and mediated cases under the Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act and various whistleblower statutes. Prior to that position, he served as a judge with SSA.  He previously spent 15 years in private practice, specializing in commercial litigation and bankruptcy, including cases before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB).  He is a CPA and also taught employment and business law courses.  A native of the Chicagoland area in NW Illinois, he obtained his B.S. degree from Augustana College and his J.D. degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.

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