President and CEO John F. Buckley IV

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983. J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 1987, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Law Review

Prior to becoming President of NLRG, John served for 11 years as a Senior Attorney on the Public Law team, specializing in Civil Rights and Human Resources Law.  He has authored or coauthored a number of books, including Defense of Equal Employment Claims (West Group 2d ed. 1995 & Supp. 2010), The Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance Guide (Wolters Kluwer 2004), The State by State Guide to Human Resources Law (Wolters Kluwer 1994-2016), and The Multistate Payroll Guide (Wolters Kluwer 2016).  He has advised employers and attorneys for employers throughout the country on employment policies, compensation, and litigation-related matters, and has prepared Supreme Court briefs, petitions for certiorari, and responses to these documents in employment and civil rights cases.  John is a long-standing, professional member of the Society for Human Resource Management, and most recently served as Director of NLRG's Human Resources Consulting and Publications Department.

John briefly pursued a career in music before embarking on a legal career.  After being accepted to Law School, he was given a deferment to tour the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic with a rock band seeking a record contract.  Although dreams of rock stardom never materialized, John still writes and records music in his home studio.  

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Client Testimonials on John Buckley

"John has done genius work for me on several occasions. He writes an impressive brief and has saved me so much time because I just let him do the research."—Mary Holland, Bedford, TX

"John's great! Easy to talk with and/or explain things to and the work product he and his researchers produced was spot on."—John Tuozzolo, Falls Village, CT

"John has been a great help and his research and writing is excellent."—Alfred Petit-Clair, Perth Amboy, NJ

"John Buckley did a superb job in my case.  He gave me the case which "carried the day."  It could not have been more on point than if I had written the opinion. . . .  He is a very good man and was great to work with. . . .  I am grateful that he was assigned to my case."--- John I. McMahon Sr., Norristown, PA

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