P. Walsh is serving in a recess appointment to the National Labor Relations
Board. His nomination is pending in the Senate.
He previously served as a Member of the NLRB from December 30, 2000 to December
20, 2001 under a recess appointment by President Clinton, and again under a
regular appointment by President Bush from December 17, 2002 to December 16,
Prior to his appointment, Member Walsh was Chief Counsel
to Member Wilma B. Liebman, and from 1994 to 1997, he was Chief Counsel to
Member Margaret A. Browning.
A native of Oxford, NY, Mr. Walsh was a career NLRB
attorney from 1984 to 1989, serving as an attorney-advisor in the Office of
Representation Appeals; staff counsel on the staff of Member Patricia Diaz
Dennis; staff attorney in the Appellate Court Branch; and field attorney with
the NLRB's Philadelphia office (Region 4). From 1989 to 1994, he was an
associate at the law firm of Spear, Wilderman, Borish, Endy, Browning and Spear
Mr. Walsh is a 1983 cum laude graduate of Cornell Law
School, where he was an Editor of the Law Review. He received a B.A. degree,
summa cum laude, in Government from Hamilton College in 1976.
Mr. Walsh is married to Barbara A. O'Neill, an attorney.
They are the parents of two children: Steven and Rose. The family resides in