About Sean J. Rogers

About Sean J. Rogers

Sean J. Rogers is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators and the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

He is the Labor Relations Administrator for the City of Alexandria, Virginia and for the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission, Maryland.

Sean J. Rogers is an attorney with more than 45 years experience in the public, federal and private sectors. He has mediated and arbitrated hundreds of disputes, including complex interest-arbitration cases. His experience encompasses labor and employment cases in all sectors. He has published awards in the airline; railroad; health care; pulp and paper products; manufacturing; packaging and container; communications; and police, fire and corrections industries. As a mediator in public education (K-12) contract disputes, he has resolved numerous bargaining impasses. In the higher education field, he has successfully resolved complex and demanding disputes between college and university administrations, and the institutions’ academic, administrative and clerical staffs. In the commercial sector, he has extensive mediation-arbitration experience in banking and credit disputes, mergers, partnership dissolutions, bankruptcies and executive successions. He has successfully mediated civil, commercial, and banking and finance disputes involving millions of dollars.

Sean J. Rogers has represented unions and management. His bilateral experience includes serving as labor counsel and advisor to county executives on labor/employee relations matters, serving as National Director of Labor Relations for the Internal Revenue Service, and serving as National/General Counsel to two national labor unions. He was responsible for administering the labor/employee relations, training, compensation and benefits programs for a county government with more than 7,000 employees. His experience as a neutral includes serving as Senior Counsel and Senior Hearing Officer to the National Mediation Board overseeing and supporting labor-management relations in the airline and railroad industries.


  • Georgetown University, Washington, DC, AB, English and Psychology
  • American University, Washington, DC, MS, Police Science
  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD

Professional Affiliations

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Referees
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • St. Mary’s County Bar Association
  • Labor Employee Relations Association
  • Society of Federal Labor and Employee Relations Professionals

Clients (Partial Listing)

District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority
District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, (METRO)
Dover City, Delaware
Newark City, Delaware
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Montgomery County, Maryland
Howard County, Maryland
Legal Services, Inc., Maryland

General Services Administration
Social Security Administration
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Labor
Department of Education
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Federal Aviation Administration
United States Capitol Police Department
Department of State
Department of Defense
United States Navy

Delaware State Education Association
American Federation of Government Employees
American Federation of State County Municipal Employees
Fraternal Order of Police
International Union of Police Associations National Treasury Employees Union
International Association of Fire Fighters
National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees
National Federation of Federal Employees
Professional Airways Systems Specialists

International Association of Machinists
Air Line Pilots Association
Frontier Airlines Pilots Association
Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association
Transportation Clerks International Union
United Transportation Union
Sheet Metal Workers International Association

CSX Corporation, Inc.
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Trans States Airlines, Inc.
Southwest Airlines
Frontier Airlines
Ground Handling, Inc.

Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical & Energy Workers International Union
United Food and Commercial Workers
Officer and Professional Employees International Union
United Auto Workers
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
International Union of Operating Engineers
United Steelworkers of America
International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Louisiana Pigment Corporation
Sara Lee Coffee and Tea Corporation, Louisiana CYTEC Industries, Inc.
Cardell Cabinets, Inc.
Mid-American Packaging, Inc.
Huntsman Petrochemical, Inc.
Georgia Pacific Corporation
Kroger Texas LP
Western Kentucky Energy
OSRAM Sylvania, Inc.
Bridgestone/Firestone Corporation
Chevrolet Motor Division
Cadillac Motor Division
Ford Motor Corporation
Nissan Motors

Mentor Financial Group, Inc.
Maui Millionaires, Inc.
MNBA American Bank, NA
Chase Bank USA NA
Beverly Enterprises – Virginia, Inc.
NCO Portfolio Management, Inc.
Morgan Stanley
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
American Express Financial Advisors, Inc.

City of Rehoboth, Delaware
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 326
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Port Authority Police Benevolent Association