A.M. has 15+ years of experience as an employment attorney in a major law firm and multiple in house counsel positions at Freddie Mac and Booz Allen Hamilton. She recently expanded her experience by serving as VP of HR for a government contracting company with more than 5000 employees, including many deployed into austere environments. She led a team of professionals in recruiting, onboarding, performance management, and compliance, as well as implemented a new HRIS system and employee benefits plan. A.M. has significant experience providing practical and business-oriented advice to executives and managers on issues related to all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. She has performed many internal investigations into allegations made by employees and developed solutions to mitigate risk and address policy violations. She successfully defended employers in administrative claims and litigation matters. A.M. has a J.D. from American University and a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Delaware. She was granted a Top Secret clearance in January 2017.