Margaret R.  Brogan

Philadelphia, PA

Margie has been a full-time labor and employment arbitrator and mediator since 1990.  She was President of the National Academy of Arbitrators in 2016-2017.  Her permanent panel appointments include Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association; American Airlines and APFA and APA; United Airlines and IBT; United Parcel Service and IBT (National Panel); the City and County of San Francisco and the SEIU; Kaiser Permanente and OPEIU L29 and SEIU-UHW-West; the Fair Food Program and the Immokalee Workers; and various school district panels. Previously, Margie was a field attorney at the National Labor Relations Board in Philadelphia.  She received her J.D. from Villanova University, and her B.A. from St. Joseph’s University.  Margie has been an adjunct lecturer in Labor and Employment Law courses at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, as well as St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA.  She has participated in the development of training programs for new arbitrators and advocates for the AAA, FMCS, NAA and other organizations, and conducts training throughout the country.  She is the current Chair of the NAA Outreach Initiative, an effort to mentor and train newer arbitrators. Margie is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and is a current member of the CLEL’s 3rd Circuit Credentialing Committee.  She was past-President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (formerly IRRA.)  In 2016, Margie was the recipient of the Peggy Browning Award.


ADR Training includes:  Faculty, 2018 AAA National Labor Conference, Developments in the New Economy: Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence -- the Impact on the Workplace; AAA 2017 Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure; Faculty, 2015 AAA Social Media and Ethics: Should Labor Arbitrators and Advocates Ever Be "Friends?"; Faculty, 2013 AAA Maximizing Efficiency & Economy in Arbitration: Challenges at the Preliminary Hearing; Faculty, AAA 2012 Managing the Arbitration Process for Efficiency & Economy Following the Preliminary Hearing; Faculty, AAA 2010 Labor Arbitration Advocacy Case Preparation.