Partner - McGuireWoods LLP

Brian Barger is a labor and employment partner at McGuireWoods LLP with 30+ years of experience, focused on federal affirmative action law and strategic employment risk management. Mr. Barger defends clients in affirmative action systemic discrimination enforcement claims, audits, and complaint investigations throughout the country. He also regularly works on preparing affirmative action plans and counseling clients regarding applicant tracking and selection system design, diversity initiatives, compensation analyses, pre-employment testing, and federal record keeping requirements.

Mr. Barger received his undergraduate (B.A., 1987) and law (J.D., 1990) degrees from the University of Virginia, both with honors, including Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, Order of the Coif, and the Earl K. Shawe Labor Relations Award.

Recent NILG presentations:

  • 2019 National ILG Meeting (7/30/19): Let’s Play Jeopardy: OFCCP Questions and Answers;
  • 2018 National ILG Meeting (8/1/18): Temp to Perm: Practical Issues and Options for Addressing Compliance;
  • 2017 National ILG meeting (8/3/17): Corporate Diversity Initiatives, Evaluating and Managing Relative Component Risk. Mr. Barger is also a member of the Charlotte Area Liaison Group (CALG).

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Legal Issues and Risk Considerations in Implementing ERGs