Meet the ASA Legal Team

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Stephen C. Dwyer, Esq. - General Counsel 

Stephen C. Dwyer, Esq.

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal and Operating Officer

Dwyer is a leading authority on the legal and public policy aspects of staffing. He engages in and coordinates the association’s legal and public affairs activities and advises the staffing industry on labor and employment law and policy issues. He has testified before legislatures and regulatory bodies regarding, and written extensively and spoken widely on, the staffing industry. Before joining ASA, he was associated with the New York multinational law firm Chadbourne & Parke, as well as De Forest & Duer, a 100-year-old Wall Street firm. Dwyer is a member of the New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Virginia, and District of Columbia bar associations.

s*****@americanstaffing.net
703-253-2037


Edward A. Lenz, Esq. - Senior Counsel 

Ed Lenz, Esq.

Senior Counsel

Ed Lenz is former ASA general counsel and senior vice president for legal and public affairs. He is a national authority on the legal and policy aspects of staffing and leads the industry’s advocacy efforts regarding the Affordable Care Act. He also serves as senior adviser for employment, labor & benefits to the law firm of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC.

e****@americanstaffing.net
703-253-2035


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Toby Malara, Esq.

Government Affairs Counsel

Toby Malara advises on all staffing-related legislation and regulation, including the Affordable Care Act, immigration/I-9, paid sick leave, sales tax and per diem issues. He also directs the association’s political activities through its political action committee, StaffingPAC.

t******@americanstaffing.net
703-253-2027


Brittany Sakata

Brittany Sakata, Esq.

Associate General Counsel

Brittany is an experienced labor and employment attorney with more than ten years of experience litigating matters on behalf of individuals and employers. She advises members on labor and employment law and policy issues, including EEO, wage and hour, immigration/I-9, OSHA, and NLRB issues.

b******@americanstaffing.net
703-253-2038


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