Anton G. Hajjar was formerly general counsel of the American Postal Workers Union, ALF-CIO; he was also of counsel at Murphy Anderson PLLC in Washington, DC, representing unions and union workers. Mr. Hajjar received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his law degree from Tulane University Law School. Following law school, he clerked for Judge John Minor Wisdom of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and worked for seven years at the National Labor Relations Board before entering private practice.
Elected to the ALI in May 2002, Mr. Hajjar was elected to the Council in May 2010. He was an Adviser for the Restatement Third, Employment Law, and serves on the Members Consultative Groups for the Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts, and the Restatement of the Law, Charitable Nonprofit Organizations.
He has been a frequent presenter on employment and labor law topics, and he has been an advisor and pro bono attorney in numerous employment discrimination cases, including those of Arab- and Muslin-Americans following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and continues with those activities to date.