Fisher & Phillips LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, announced that former Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., has joined the firm.

Foulke joins Fisher & Phillips as a partner in the Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group, a multi-disciplinary group of attorneys who assist clients in developing and defending effective safety and health management programs in the context of the employer's overall labor relations strategy.

Foulke's practice will include workplace safety compliance and strategic safety planning, defense of employers in workplace health and safety cases, providing advice and assistance to employers in responding to workplace catastrophes, and providing advice and advocacy for employers in legislative and regulatory matters.

Foulke has practiced workplace safety and health law for almost 30 years.

A native of Perkasie, PA, Foulke graduated from North Carolina State University with honors in 1974. He earned his law degree from Loyola University in 1978, and a Master of Laws degree from Georgetown University in 1993.