12:18pm PT by Jonathan Handel
DGA Hires Lawyer Danny Bush as Assistant Executive Director
Daniel G. Bush has joined the executive staff of the Directors Guild of America as an assistant executive director, the union announced Wednesday.
Bush will focus on areas related to representation, contract enforcement and organizing, in a newly-created position. He will report to associate national executive director/western executive director Bryan Unger.
“Danny’s labor relations experience and his knowledge of contracts and organizing will be in high demand as the DGA expands its coverage of these areas and prepares for major contract negotiations next year,” said DGA national executive director Jay D. Roth.
“We’re very pleased to have Danny join our executive team,” said Unger. “We look forward to making full use of his knowledge and skills in the service and representation of our members.”
Prior to joining the DGA, Bush was an attorney at Bush Gottlieb Singer Lopez Kohanski Adelstein & Dickinson, a union-side labor law firm, where he represented public and private sector labor unions, including serving as lead negotiator for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the Mineworkers ILWU Local 30.
Previously, Bush worked for the SEIU as an organizer. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis and his J.D. from Yale Law School. Bush is the son of Bush Gottlieb name partner Bob Bush, and has been a member of the California bar since March 2007.
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