Ed Foulke, Esq – Fisher and Phillips

Ed Foulke, Esq will join a stellar line-up of speakers, exhibitors and panelists at the inaugural GMSHRM Health and Wellness Conference scheduled for April 12th at Jungle Island.

Edwin G. Foulke, Jr. is a partner in the Atlanta and Washington, D.C. offices. He co-chairs the firm's Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group. Prior to joining Fisher & Phillips, Ed was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.

Named by President George W. Bush to head OSHA, he served from April 2006 to November 2008. During his tenure at OSHA, workplace injury, illness and fatality rates dropped to their lowest levels in recorded history. For more than 30 years, Ed has worked in the labor and employment area, focusing on occupational safety and health issues, workplace violence risk assessment and prevention, whistleblower protection, and accident and fatality prevention. He also served on the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, DC, chairing the Commission from March 1990 to February 1994.  

Ed was named one of the "50 Most Influential EHS Leaders" by both EHS Today and Occupational Hazards magazines. He is a member of the Employee Health Safety and Security Special Expertise Panel for the National Society for Human Resource Management and he is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia
North Carolina
South Carolina

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
LL.M. 1993 (Labor Law)
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, LA
J.D. 1978
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
B.A. 1974, with honors

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