Ms. Boardman has been a partner of O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue LLP since 1992. She was elected as a managing partner of the Firm in 2018. Ms. Boardman graduated from Catholic University in 1979 and from the University’s Columbus School of Law in 1983. Upon her graduation and until she joined the Firm in 1986, Ms. Boardman was employed by the National Labor Relations Board’s Office of Enforcement Litigation, Appellate Court Branch, where she specialized in federal appellate court litigation.

Since joining the firm, Ms. Boardman has been active in all phases of the Firm’s practice. She has represented several of the Firm’s labor clients with respect to organizing issues, collective bargaining negotiations, grievances and arbitrations, employment discrimination, duty of fair representation issues, internal union matters, prevailing wage issues, general advice, and litigation. Since 2018, Ms. Boardman has served as the General Counsel of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada, AFL-CIO.

Ms. Boardman is also active in the Firm’s employee benefits practice. She has served as lead counsel for several of the Firm’s employee benefits clients, including defined benefit and defined contribution pension funds, health funds, vacation funds, apprentice and training funds, and labor-management cooperation funds.

Ms. Boardman is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland bars, numerous federal district and appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Boardman is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and of the American Bar Foundation. Ms. Boardman also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Alliance.