Bruce Fredrickson is a founding partner of Webster, Fredrickson, Correia & Puth PLLC, where he directs the civil litigation practice focused on the representation of employees in discrimination cases and related matters. In Hartman v. Powell, Mr. Fredrickson led the fight for the largest employment discrimination award in the history of the Civil Rights Act. Mr. Fredrickson reached the record $508 million settlement after individual class members had won forty-six of forty-eight trials, yielding awards of $25 million paid over and above the settlement. As a result of the historic Hartman v. Powell case, Mr. Fredrickson was named the 2000 Trial Lawyer of the Year by Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, and the 2001 Lawyer of the Year by the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Fredrickson is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and a frequent lecturer concerning employment discrimination law and trial techniques. Mr. Fredrickson is a 1973 summa cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, obtained his Juris Doctor in 1976 from The George Washington University National Law Center with high honors. Mr. Fredrickson was elected Vice-President of Public Policy for the National Employment Lawyers Association and serves on NELA's Board of Directors. Mr. Fredrickson is also a past President and Board member of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association.