Ms. McDonough is the founder and head of the firm's labor and employment practice, representing management clients in labor and employment disputes.
She also represents a number of secondary and post-secondary institutions with respect to employment and education law issues.
Ms. McDonough provides clients with advice regarding all aspects of personnel policies and practices, with a strong emphasis on litigation avoidance.
She regularly represents employers before federal and state administrative agencies and courts, and represents public and private employers in union negotiations and labor arbitration, including appearing before the NLRB and the Delaware Public Employee Relations Board.
Ms. McDonough provides training for clients on employment-related topics such as union avoidance, employee supervision, discipline and discharge, sexual harassment, reductions-in-force, and employment discrimination.
She is a recipient of the Caleb R. Layton III Service Award, awarded by the judges of the US District Court for the District of Delaware in recognition of her service to the Court and the Bar of the Court.