Susan Tsui Grundmann is the Executive Director of the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights.
Ms. Grundmann serves as chief operating officer for the Office, which was established to ensure the integrity of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (CAA) through programs of dispute resolution, education, and enforcement. These programs assist members of Congress, employing offices, employees, and the visiting public in understanding the thirteen workplace and accessibility laws incorporated in the CAA. Ms. Grundmann also works with the Board of Directors to advise Congress on needed changes and amendments to the CAA.
Before joining the Office in January 2017, Ms. Grundmann served as the Chairman of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, enforcing Federal merit systems in the executive branch. She was confirmed to that position by the U.S. Senate in 2009. Ms. Grundmann has more than twenty years of professional experience in litigation and in advising and educating clients in labor and employment matters. She began her legal career as a law clerk to the judges of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of Virginia. She earned her bachelor's degree at American University and her law degree at Georgetown University Law Center.