SOS Security, the nation’s fourth largest privately-owned security company, is pleased to announce that Michelle S. Harkavy has joined its corporate leadership team as Associate General Counsel, Labor and Employment.

Harkavy brings nearly 25 years of labor and employment law experience to SOS Security, where she will lead collective bargaining, grievance and arbitration and other employment-related proceedings.

“Michelle has an amazing background in employment law, and the security industry,” said Edward B. Silverman, CPP, Chairman and CEO. “A few clients have already commented on the value she brings to the team.”

Before joining SOS Security, she was a partner at FordHarrison LLP, where she focused exclusively on collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, and a variety of other labor and employment matters. Previously, she served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for a national security company.

“Michelle is a proven leader and has an impeccable reputation in the industry,” added Marc Bognar, CPP, Chief Security Officer, echoing Silverman. “She understands security and is already making a positive impact in various areas.”

She received her BA from George Washington University and her JD from the Jacob Fuchsberg Law Center at Touro College. She is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and an LTC4 Certified Legal Professional and licensed to practice in New York and Tennessee.

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Founded in 1969, SOS Security is one of the largest privately-owned security companies in the U.S. with nearly 15,000 security professionals working domestically and around the world through foreign regional joint ventures and strategic partnerships. A proven leader in the security and protective services Industry, SOS Security is headquartered in Parsippany, NJ and has offices throughout the United States and resources servicing over 100 countries.