Director of Ethics, and Counsel to the Board of Ethics
Donna R. Euben, Esq. is Director of Ethics and Counsel to the Board of Ethics at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She has
experience providing advice on professional ethics; representing individuals challenging due process violations in disciplinary hearings before administrative law judges, arbitrators and agency boards; training organizational members and staff on legal due process protections; managing internal complaints and grievance procedures; and developing and overseeing continuing legal education programming. She has served as corporate counsel for mission-driven not-for-profit organizations, including professional organizations of professors and of unionside labor lawyers.
Before joining ASHA, Ms. Euben was Counsel to the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, where she was responsible for keeping abreast of legal, ethical, and legislative developments that could impact the practice of unionside labor lawyers, and communicated those developments through writing, technical assistance, and presentations. She engaged in similar work at the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) from 1998 to 2006, where she tracked legal trends and best practices in higher education; presented on higher education law and AAUP policy statements, including ethics and academic freedom; and authored (or co-authored) over 25 amicus briefs, including in the U.S. Supreme Court. Before AAUP, Ms. Euben practiced law in D.C. at a boutique law firm specializing in employment and unionside labor law; she also held a number of program and policy positions in nonprofit organizations.
In 1993, she earned her law degree from Brooklyn Law School, magna cum laude, in Brooklyn, New York, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Brooklyn Law Review, an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellow, and received the New York State Bar Association Student Legal Ethics Award. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree from Oberlin College in 1983. She is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, New Jersey and New York.
Sunday, July 21
9:15 AM – 11:15 AM