Lynn Rhinehart was General Counsel of the AFL-CIO from 2009 until her retirement in 2018.
Ms. Rhinehart joined the legal staff at the AFL-CIO as an Associate General Counsel in 1996. She graduated magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1994. Following graduation, she clerked for two years for the Honorable Joyce Hens Green of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Ms. Rhinehart is a member of the District of Columbia bar. From 1987-1990, Ms. Rhinehart worked as a professional staff member for the Senate Subcommittee on Labor, chaired by Senator Howard Metzenbaum (D-OH). Ms. Rhinehart is the Executive Director of the Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LCC), a national organization of 2,000 union-side labor lawyers in law firms and legal departments. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Peggy Browning Fund and the National Employment Law Project.