On June 13, 2008, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Inc., announced the election of Passman & Kaplan Founding Principal Joseph V. Kaplan as a newly elected Fellow. According to the College, Election as a Fellow is the "highest recognition by ones colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence." The College, established in 1995, through an initiative of the Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association, recognizes those why "by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field."
Mr. Kaplan joins fellow P&K Founding Principal Edward H. Passman, who was previously elected as a Fellow to the College in 2004. The induction ceremony will take place on September 13, 2008, in Denver, Colorado.