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Professor Duff's Media Appearances

Quoted in Michael Gordon, “Company Couldn’t Cut Disabled Worker’s Benefits so it ‘Went Rogue’ and Had Him Arrested, Lawyer Says,” The Charlotte Observer, October 23, 2018

Quoted in Braden Campbell, “Division Sown by UPS Contract Rift May Bode Ill for IBT,” Law360, October 19, 2018

Quoted in Vin Gurrieri, “5 Supreme Court Petitions Employers Should Watch,” Law360, September 22, 2018

Quoted in Branden Campbell, “Grievance-Handling Claims Get Tougher For Unions To Beat,” Law360, September 19, 2018

Quoted in Peter Rousmaniere, “The Grand Bargain: Not so Rock Solid,” Workers’, Sept. 5, 2018

Quoted in Josh Eidelson, “Kavanaugh Sided With Trump Casino in 2012 to Thwart Union Drive,” Bloomberg, July 30, 2018

Quoted in Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Josh Eidelson, “Trump’s Deregulators Emboldened by Kavanaugh Supreme Court Pick,” Bloomberg, July 25, 2018

Quoted in Editorial Board, “State Should Assist Workers with Unpaid Wage Claims,” Casper Star Tribune, July 11, 2018

Quoted in Heather Richards, “Wyoming Doesn’t Offer Remedy for Wage Disputes with Current Employers,” Casper Star Tribune, June 30, 2018

Quoted in Emily Brill, “ERISA Question May Kill States’ Retirement Programs,” Law360, June 8, 2018

Quoted in Justin Bachman and Mary Schlangenstein, The Days of the Airline Strike May be Over,” Bloomberg, June 8, 2018

Quoted in Josh Eidelson, Musk Stock-Option Tweet Violated U.S. Labor Law, UAW Alleges,” Bloomberg, May 24, 2018

Quoted in Josh Eidelson, Airline Pilots May be Next in the Corporate War on Unions,” Bloomberg, May 1, 2018

Quoted in William Rabb, “Court to Decide if Kentucky Can Hold a Georgia Hospital to its Fee Schedule,” WorkCompCentral, April 24, 2018

Quoted in Mike Elk and Karina Moreno, “Union Leader Faces Members’ Protest Over Sexual Misconduct Claims,” THE GUARDIAN, April 22, 2018

Quoted in Peter Rousmaniere, “The Real Gig Problem for Work Comp,”, April 18, 2018

Quoted in Josh Eidelson, “U.S. Labor Board’s Holocaust Commemoration Goes Awry,” Bloomberg, April 13, 2018

Quoted in William Rabb, “Death Benefits Bill Goes to Governor,” WorkCompCentral, April 9, 2018

Quoted in Josh Eidelson, Labor Board Democrat Under Investigation for Loose Talk,” Bloomberg, March 29, 2018

Quoted in Josh Eidelson, “Trump Labor Board Scrambles to Avoid Pro-Worker Ruling, Lawyers Claim,” Bloomberg, March 17, 2018

Quoted in Joyce Famakinwa, “Postmates Paid Premiums, but Cases Still Rare,” Business Insurance, March 5, 2018

Quoted in Hon. Wesley G. Marshall, "Modern Constitutional Challenges to Workers’ Compensation Systems," IAIABC Perspectives Magazine, March 2018.

Quoted in Bruce Vail, “Inside the Trump Administration’s Plan to Shrink the NLRB,” In These Times, January 31, 2018

Quoted in Stephen Caruso, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette employees plan byline strike Thursday to protest stalled contract negotiations with management, Pittsburgh City Paper, January 24, 2018

Quoted in Daniel Marans, How a Literal Shock Inspired a Former Marine to Run for Office as a Democratic Socialist, HuffPost, November 14, 2017

Quoted in J. Todd Foster, “Claimants’ Attorneys: Proposed Protz Fix Unconstitutional,” WorkCompCentral, October 12, 2017

Quoted in Emily Brill, “Drug-Court Work Rehab Program Took Worker’s Benefits, Report Says,” WorkCompCentral, October 6, 2017

Quoted in J. Todd Foster, “Medical Ethicist Says Attorney and Doctor-Owned Pharmacy is Conflict of Interest,” WorkCompCentral, September 26, 2017

Quoted in Daniel Marans, Did the Washington Post Break a Law When it Disciplined a Reporter Over a Jeff Bezos Op-Ed? HuffPost, September 15, 2017  Huffington Post

Quoted in J. Todd Foster, “Lawmakers Urged to Close Anti-Fraud Loophole Used Against Undocumented Workers,” WorkCompCentral, August 25, 2017

Quoted in J. Todd Foster, “Panelist: Grand Bargain Imperiled, but State Has Constitutional Safeguard,” WorkCompCentral, August 9, 2017

Quoted in J. Todd Foster, “Business Interests Huddle with Lawmakers Over Protz Ruling that Removed IREs,” WorkCompCentral, August 2, 2017

Quoted in J. Todd Foster, “Attorneys Take No Issue with DWC’s Interpretation of Compounds as ‘Specialty Services’,” WorkCompCentral, July 21, 2017

Quoted in J. Todd Foster, “Court Decision Could Affect State’s [Pennsylvania] Ability to Enact Formulary, Officials Say,” WorkCompCentral, June 29, 2017

Quoted in Jim Sams, “Inaction By Lawmakers Not Always a Partisan Divide,” WorkCompCentral, June 26, 2017

Quoted in Emily Brill, “Single-Payer Bill to Consider How Experience Ratings Fit into Comp Merger,” WorkCompCentral, June 5, 2017

Quoted in Peter Rousmaniere, “Unconstitutional in Alabama,”, May 17, 2017

Quoted in Alan Pyke, “Introducing Alex Acosta, Trump’s Slightly Less Terrible Labor Pick,” ThinkProgress, March 2, 2017

Quoted in Emily Brill, “Appeals Court Misinterpreted Definition of ‘Willful Misconduct,’ High Court Finds,” WorkCompCentral, March 1, 2017

Quoted in Bryce Covert, “The Nurses Who Lost Their Jobs Thanks to Trump’s New Labor Secretary Nominee,” ThinkProgress, February 23, 2017 (Note: I argued in support of the nominee)

Quoted in Nat Levy, “Postmates ordered to pay 2+ years of workers’ comp premiums for more than 3,000 couriers,” GeekWire, December 13, 2016 Geekwire

Featured in Emily Brill, “Workers’ Comp Professor Has One Foot in Theoretical, Practical,” WorkCompCentral, November 22, 2016

Quoted in Sherri Okamoto, “Unlevel Playing Field?” in Word on Workers’ Compensation 2016, WorkCompCentral, November 10, 2016

Quoted in J. Todd Foster, “Federal Interest in Comp Making Some Nervous, but Quick Action Unlikely,” WorkCompCentral, October 7, 2016

Quoted in LexisNexis Newsroom Staff, “8 Myths and Facts About Workers’ Compensation,” LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Workers’ Compensation Law, August 19, 2016 LexisNexis

Quoted in Timothy Noah, “Who’s Afraid of the Persuader Rule,” Politico, August 3, 2016

Quoted in David DePaolo, “The Real Objection to Opt Out,” WorkCompCentral, June 10, 2016

Quoted in Emily Brill, “Report: Opt Out in Texas Shifts $400M-$600M to Public, Private Payers,” WorkCompCentral, June 10, 2016

Quoted in Howard Berkes, “Oklahoma Commission Declares Workers' Comp Alternative Unconstitutional,” National Public Radio, February 29, 2016  NPR

Quoted in Karen C. Yotis, “Federalization of Workers’ Comp: Politics, Opt-Outs and Survival of the State-Based Status Quo,” LexisNexis Legal Newsroom, Workers Compensation Law, February 19, 2016  LexisNexis

Quoted in Sherri Okamoto, “Claimant Attorneys Fight Cost Cutting with Constitutional Challenges” in Word on Workers’ Compensation 2015, WorkCompCentral, November 25, 2015

Quoted in Moshe Z. Marvit, “Duquesne’s NLRB Filing Reads as a Brazen Threat To Adjunct Union Organizers,” In These Times, August 3, 2015  InTheseTimes

Quoted in Andrew Elrod, “Inside the Case That Could Hold McDonald’s Responsible for Union-busting,” In These Times, April 29, 2015  InTheseTimes

Quoted in Lisa Nagele-Piazza, “Uber, Lyft Drivers’ Wage Claims May Affect On-Demand Business Model, Attorneys Say,” Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report, April 8, 2015  Bloomberg BNA

Quoted in Richie Bernardo, “2015’s Hardest Working Cities in America.” Wallethub, February 2015  Wallethub

Quoted in Andrew Elrod, “How a Good Employer Supports Union Busting,” The Nation, August 15, 2014  The Nation

Interviewed by Melodie Edwards, “Latino Workplace Safety,” Wyoming Public Radio, July 18, 2014  WY Public Radio

Interviewed by Mike Elk, “Former DOJ Inspector General Represents GOP NLRB Member Caught in Scandal,” In These Times, April 11, 2012  InTheseTimes 

Quoted in Geoff Williams, “Workers’ Compensation, Employers Complication,”, December 14, 2012

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