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Two Fisher Phillips Attorneys Named Among 50 Most Influential Occupational Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management Leaders


ATLANTA, GA (June 5, 2013) - Fisher Phillips Partners Edwin G. Foulke, Jr. and Howard Mavity, co-chairs of the firm's Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group, were included in the “50 People Who Most Influenced EHS in 2012-13” by the editors of EHS Today. The magazine and website provide important and timely information to safety, health and industrial professionals in the manufacturing, construction, and service industries about trends, management strategies, regulatory news and new products that help provide safe and healthy work sites.

Ed Foulke is a partner in the Atlanta and Washington, D.C. offices. Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, he was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health and he chaired the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, D.C.  For more than 30 years, Ed has worked in the labor and employment area, focusing on occupational safety and health issues, workplace violence risk assessment and prevention, whistleblower protection and accident and fatality prevention.  

Howard Mavity is a partner in the Atlanta office. He has managed almost 450 OSHA fatality cases in construction and general industry, ranging from dust explosions to building collapses. He has coordinated complex inspections involving multi-employer sites, corporate-wide compliance, and issues involving criminal referral. Howard is active in rulemaking and dealings with federal and state OSHA and other agencies.

Roger Quillen, managing partner and chairman of Fisher Phillips, said: “These two attorneys have impressive records in all phases of workplace safety and health. Thanks to their efforts on behalf of our firm’s clients, employees are enjoying safer workplaces and companies are realizing bottom-line savings.  They are outstanding individuals in both their professional and personal lives.  They deserve to be recognized by EHS Today, and we are proud to call them our partners.”

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