RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Ellen Duffy has been named senior vice president, head of Employment Law, effective today. Duffy will lead the Employment Law team, providing executive leadership, strategy and legal representation for all aspects of employment law, including labor, employment, and immigration as well as strategic counsel to senior leadership on human resources related law, such as diversity and inclusion, and discrimination and harassment prevention. Duffy will report directly to Leon Roday, Lincoln Financial’s executive vice president and general counsel, and will also serve on the company’s Corporate Leadership Group.
“Ellen is an accomplished legal professional and strategic leader who brings an invaluable wealth of experience to our organization,” said Roday. “I am delighted that Ellen has joined Lincoln, and we look forward to her many contributions, most notably the leadership and oversight she will bring to our employment law practices.”
Duffy has nearly 30 years of experience in all aspects of labor and employment law. Most recently, she worked for Genworth Financial where she served as deputy general counsel, focused on labor and employment, for nearly 15 years. Prior to that, she was vice president, senior employment counsel at GE Financial Assurance. She was also a partner with LeClair Ryan and held various other leadership roles within the labor and employment space including the firm, Goodwin Procter, and the Equal Employment Advisory Council.
Duffy began her legal career as an intern for the Honorable William G. Young of U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She earned her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and American Studies from Wellesley College.
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