William L. Bransford
Chairman of the Board
William L. Bransford is a partner in the law firm of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, P.C. where he has practiced since 1983. His practice is concentrated on the representation of federal executives, managers, and employees before the U.S. District Courts, the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Special Counsel, Offices of Inspector General, and with offices that adjudicate security clearances.
Mr. Bransford is currently General Counsel and lobbyist for the Senior Executives Association. He also advises several small federal agencies on matters pertaining to federal personnel and employment law and represents private sector employers and employees on employment law issues.
Mr. Bransford is a frequent lecturer, sharing his expertise on federal employment law at conferences and seminars designed for federal supervisors, executives, and employee relations professionals. Mr. Bransford has written numerous publications on federal employment law, and is co author of the guidebook, The Rights and Responsibilities of Your Federal Employment. He co hosts FEDtalk, a weekly radio show on Fridays, 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon (Eastern Time), on FederalNewsRadio.com. On FEDtalk, the law firm presents experts who discuss matters of importance to federal employees and retirees. Mr. Bransford serves as Vice Chair for the Public Employees Roundtable and is a member of the Board of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund.
Prior to joining SBR, Mr. Bransford was a senior attorney at the Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel, representing the agency on labor and employment law issues. Mr. Bransford graduated cum laude from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, in 1975, and received his Master of Laws in Labor Law from Georgetown University. Mr. Bransford is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Ohio.
Anthony F. Vergnetti
Michelle A. Gavalek
Associate Executive Director
Maya A. Laws
Manager, Meetings and Events