Teaching & Publications


From 2006-2009 Mr. Shaller was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School, where he taught Mediation.  He has also served as a trainer for the American Arbitration Association University’s training programs for arbitrators.  In addition, in the course of his career he has made numerous presentations to a variety of organizations on various labor, employment and ADR topics.  The subjects of these presentations have included:

  • Employment Arbitration
  • Maximizing Efficiency and Economy in Arbitration: Challenges at the Preliminary Hearing
  • Remedies in Arbitration
  • Collective Bargaining
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Workplace Violence
  • Workplace Investigations

Please contact Mr. Shaller if your organization is interested in having him as a speaker.


Sampling of Publications

Mr. Shaller has written many law review and other articles, some of which have been cited in court decisions.  These include the following:

  • Remedies in Federal Sector Arbitration, Society of Federal Labor and Employee Relations Professionals’ Annual Symposium (2007)
  • Employment Arbitration (July 2006)
  • Editor, The Washington, D.C. Employment Law Letter (2000-2005) (monthly newsletter)
  • Federal Disability Law & Distance Learning, Instructional Telecommunications Council (1994)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act – Key Provisions and Potential Problems, 19 Employee Relations Law Journal 5 (Summer 1993)
  • A Guide to the EEOC’s Final Regulations on the Americans with Disabilities Act, 17 Employee Relations Law Journal (Winter 1991-92)
  • “Reasonable Accommodation” Under the Americans with Disabilities Act -What Does it Mean?” 16 Employee Relations Law Journal 431 (Spring 1991-92)
  • The Aviation Drug Testing Handbook (1989)
  • The Availability of Punitive Damages in Breach of Contract Actions Under Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act, 50 George Washington University Law Review 219 (1982)
  • The Constitutionality of a Federal Collective Bargaining Statute of State and Local Employees, 8 Capital University Law Review 59, reprinted in 29 Labor Law Journal 594 (1978)


Published Decisions

Some of Mr. Shaller’s labor arbitration decisions have been published.  These decisions include the following:

  • In re Consolidation Coal Company (Blacksville No. 2 Mine) and United Mine Workers of America, District 31, Local 1702, 127 Lab. Arb. (BNA) (2009)
  • Maryland Transit Administration and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1300, 125 Lab. Arb. (BNA) (2008)
  • In re Aramark Uniform Services of Roanoke, Inc. and Teamsters Local 171, 125 Lab. Arb. 1237 (2008)