Chairman Daniel B. Maffei revealed today the hiring of Linda S. Harris Crovella to function as an Administrative Law Judge of the Federal Maritime Commission.
Judge Crovella signs up with the Commission after functioning as an Administrative Law Judge with the Social Security Administration in Richmond,Va and also Buffalo, N.Y. for the previous 6 years. Prior to signing up with the Social Security Administration, she operated at the National Labor Relations Board as a Field Attorney, examining and also prosecuting unjust labor technique costs, operating in the Buffalo, Boston, and also Brooklyn Regional workplaces prior to moving to the Washington, D.C. Resident Office as a Supervisory Attorney.
“The caseload of our Office of the Administrative Law Judge has sharply increased over the past two years resulting from more parties seeking relief to shipping disputes by using the formal complaints process. Expanding the capabilities and resources of this critical function supports my priority that the Commission emphasize its enforcement work. Judge Crovella possess excellent experience and credentials and I am confident she will be a valuable addition to the agency. I am pleased to welcome her to the Commission,” stated Chairman Maffei.
Judge Crovella got her J.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law in 1987 and also her B.S. from Cornell University in 1982. She belongs to theNew York State Bar She will certainly offer with Chief Administrative Law Judge Erin M. Wirth.