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Courtney M. Malveaux

Principal
Richmond

P 804-212-2862
F 804-649-0403
Courtney.Malveaux@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Courtney Malveaux is a Principal in the Richmond, Virginia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Malveaux represents employers cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other regulatory agencies. He also advises and represents employers in employment law matters, including retaliation claims, employment discrimination, unemployment benefits and wage claims. Mr. Malveaux also represents business associations in state and federal legislative and regulatory matters.

Mr. Malveaux represents industry on the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board, and pulled together a broad coalition of business and safety associations to pass a first-in-the-nation law to make voluntary compliance a permanent part of a state Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Before joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Malveaux enforced occupational safety and health law and other state and federal labor laws as Virginia’s Labor Commissioner and as President of the National Association of Government Labor Officials.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Style Weekly, “Top 40 Under 40” (2006)
  • Virginia Business Magazine, “Legal Elite” (2014, 2015, 2018)
  • Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association, Future Leaders of Virginia (1999)
  • Virginia Leadership Institute, Political Inspiration Award (2008)
  • William and Mary School of Law, George Wythe Award (2002)
  • William and Mary School of Law, Marshall-Wythe Gambrell Professionalism Award (2001)
  • William and Mary School of Law, Distinguished Alumnus Award (2012)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Society of Safety Engineers
  • Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of Court
  • National Association of Government Labor Officials, Associate Member
  • Richmond Bar Association, Administration of Justice Committee
  • Virginia Bar Association, Administrative Law Section
  • Virginia Manufacturers Association
  • Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • American Council of Young Political Leaders
  • Governor’s Commission to Ensure Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government
  • William and Mary Law School Alumni Association, President
  • YMCA, Volunteer Assistant Coach

Published Works

  • "Build Certainty in Business by Changing the Law," Thompson McMullan (2016)
  • "VPP Act Is On the Move in Congress," EHS Today (2016)
  • Federal Law Employment Issues (Handbook of Virginia Local Government Law, 2015, 2016)
  • "Bad Law? Change It," Thompson McMullan, P.C. (2015)
  • "The Safety Scorecard: The Dos and Don’ts of an OSHA Inspection," Scaffold & Access Magazine (2015)
  • “OSHA Targets Misclassification in Virginia,” Virginia Chamber of Commerce (2015)
  • “Can You Claim Employee Misconduct? Take the Legal Test,” EHS Today (2014)
  • “Untying the Gordian Knot of Misclassification,” The Virginia Manufacturer (2014)
  • "From ‘Blackfish’ to Blacklist: Show Biz Gets No Break from OSHA," Thompson McMullan, P.C., (2014)
  • "From “Blackfish” to Blacklist: Show Biz Gets No Break from OSHA," The Virginia Manufacturer (2014)
  • “HazCom Training: Don’t Panic,” EHS Today (2014)
  • "Independent Contractor Liability: Your Risks and Obligations," Business Legal Resources (2014)
  • "OSHA Enforcement of the “As Effective As” Standard for State Plans: Serving Process or People?," 46 U. Rich. L. Rev. 323, 345 (2011)

Speeches and Presentations

  • “OSHA Update,” American Society of Safety Engineers (Roanoke, Virginia, October 2016)
  • “How to Get Your Safety Message Across to Today’s Temporary Workforce,” Business and Legal Resources (Austin, Texas, October 2016) (panelist)
  • “The Dos and Don’ts of an OSHA Inspection,” Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2016)
  • "We’re From the Government and We’re Here to Help, We Mean, Investigate You," Virginia Bar Association, Administrative Law Section (2016)
  • "Recent Developments in OSHA," Virginia Manufacturers Association (2015)
  • "The Benefit of Becoming an OSHA Whisperer: Speaking the Language of Regulators," Cintas Corporation Annual Meeting (2015)
  • "OSHA Citations: When and How to Contest Them to Maximize the Benefit to Your Company," Business Legal Resources (2015) (webinar)
  • "VPP Legislation and Funding," Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (2015)
  • "Ethics in the Public Sector: No Easy Answers," Virginia Association of Government Accountants (2014)
  • "Workplace Violence in Assisted Living – Your Rights and Responsibilities," Virginia Assisted Living Fall Conference (2014)
  • "Reducing OSHA Exposure in Nursing and Health Care," Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Conference (2014)
  • "Have the FLSA Auditors or OSHA Inspectors Knocked on Your Client’s Door Lately? Be Sure You Know What to Do When They Do," Richmond Bar Association (2014) (co-presenter)
  • "What to Do (and Not Do) When OSHA Comes Knocking," Virginia Business Consortium (2014)
  • "Temporary Workers, Right to Work, Collective Bargaining, and the U.N. Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals," Canadian Association of Administrators of Labour Legislation (2013)

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November 30, 2018
EHS Today

Courtney Malveaux Comments on the Declining Rates of Workplace Injuries

November 30, 2018

Courtney Malveaux comments on the decline of recordable injuries and illnesses in the private sector according to the DOL’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in "Cause to Celebrate: Workplace Injuries Continue to Decline," published by EHS Today. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

September 23, 2018
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Courtney Malveaux Authors "Help Wanted: What is Driving Labor Shortages on Construction Sites in Virginia?"

September 23, 2018

Courtney Malveaux authors "Help Wanted: What is Driving Labor Shortages on Construction Sites in Virginia?" published by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Read More

April 30, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter 2018

April 30, 2018

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first quarter of 2018. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

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March 19, 2019

Pay Equity for Women Filling Labor Shortage in Construction Industry

March 19, 2019

While the country’s construction industry is booming, with around $1 trillion in new projects, 79 percent of construction companies nationwide reported the need to hire more employees to meet the demand. With high demand and low supply, it is a prime time for women to fill that labor gap. CNBC reported that women make up only 9.1... Read More

January 23, 2019

U.S. House Committee to Focus on Workforce Protections

January 23, 2019

Signaling a renewed emphasis on workforce protections at the opening of the 116th Congress, the U.S. House of Representatives has changed the name of its committee with jurisdiction over labor matters back to the Committee on Education and Labor. It was called the Committee on Education and the Workforce when Republicans held the... Read More

September 24, 2018

Construction Industry Finding Ways to Increase Capacities

September 24, 2018

Labor shortages in the construction industry have contributed to curbed appetites for infrastructure reform on Capitol Hill, at least for now. The Trump Administration, adverse to the strategy of importing laborers with seasonal workers and temporary visas or exporting jobs to cheap-labor countries, is deploying federal resources to... Read More

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2019 Construction Industry Employment Law Forecast

December 13, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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OSHA Liability for Multi-Employer Worksites Webinar

July 24, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

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Workplace Safety & Health Webinar Series: Preventing Safety Liability at Multi-Employer Worksites

June 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

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OSHA Requests Information on Potential Changes to Lockout/Tagout Standard Including Addressing Robotic Technology
May 21, 2019

OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout Standard at 29 C.F.R. 1910.147 regulates the control of exposure to unexpected energization during service and maintenance on machines or equipment. Read More

The Hidden Costs of an OSHA Citation
February 5, 2019

Congress took employers by surprise when it increased Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) penalties nearly 80 percent in 2016. Today, a Serious violation can fetch a maximum penalty of $13,260, and a Willful or Repeat violation can cost up to $132,598. Read More

U.S. House Committee to Focus on Workforce Protections
January 24, 2019

Signaling a renewed emphasis on workforce protections at the opening of the 116th Congress, the U.S. House of Representatives has changed the name of its committee with jurisdiction over labor matters back to the Committee on Education and Labor. Read More