Federal Service Impasses Panel, FLRA
Pamela Schwartz has served as a member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) since September 2021. She has over 20 years of experience in federal labor management relations with the Patent Office Professional Association, an independent federal labor union representing over 8000 patent examiners and other patent professionals at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). This culminated in three years as Union President. While serving as chief negotiator, she represented the Union on interest-based and joint management/labor bargaining teams, and led collective bargaining negotiations, including appearances before the FSIP. She served as a Patent Examiner with the USPTO for over 35 years. She received her BSChE degree from Drexel University and her Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School.