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Three Jones Day partners appointed to Strategic Litigation Advisory Committees for U.S. Chamber Litigation Center

Jones Day partners Matt Lampe, Brett Shumate, and Josh Sterling have been appointed to Strategic Litigation Advisory Committees for the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, which represents the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in lawsuits at every level of the U.S. judicial system.

Matt Lampe (New York), Co-Practice Leader of the Firm's Labor & Employment Practice, has been appointed to the Labor & Employment Litigation Advisory Committee. He represents employers throughout the country in complex litigation, arbitration, and government investigations arising under antidiscrimination, wage-and-hour (FLSA), and state wrongful discharge laws. He has extensive experience in class action and multi-plaintiff lawsuits, mass arbitrations, and the defense of clients facing related claims and agency investigations across multiple jurisdictions. He is recognized as one of the "Nation's Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" by HR Executive magazine and was named a 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America for Labor Law – Management (New York). Mr. Lampe speaks frequently on employment topics, including class action defense and wage and hour compliance and audit strategies.

Brett Shumate (Washington), a partner in the Firm's Government Regulation Practice, has been appointed to the Administrative Law & Government Litigation Advisory Committee. He assists clients with high-stakes regulatory litigation involving the government, handles crisis litigation, and defends clients in bet-the-company enforcement actions. He currently represents clients in litigation arising under the Administrative Procedure Act; Telephone Consumer Protection Act; Medicare Act; Tariff Act; Public Health Service Act; and Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. He also advises clients in matters involving climate change, trade, telecommunications, government contracts, and agency guidance. Prior to joining Jones Day, Mr. Shumate served as deputy assistant attorney general at the U.S. Department of Justice for the Civil Division's Federal Programs Branch.

Josh Sterling (Washington), a partner in the Firm's Financial Markets Practice, has been appointed to the Capital Markets Litigation Advisory Committee. He has more than 20 years of experience in the derivatives and securities markets, both as lead counsel to major companies and as a senior federal financial regulator. He has particular experience assisting clients with examinations and investigations relating to their trading practices and compliance with related registration, reporting, and other rule requirements. He helps financial services, fintech, energy, and other companies with CFTC registration, regulatory advice, and advocacy in support of their business objectives. Prior to joining Jones Day, Mr. Sterling was director of the CFTC's Market Participants Division, which regulates the 3,330-plus banks, intermediaries, and asset managers registered with the agency to trade derivatives in the U.S. markets.

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