With incredible sadness we share the news that Joseph Kaplan, a passionate federal employment law attorney and a great friend of FDR, passed away on April 22, 2020. Joe was a scholar of the law, with a meticulous focus on protecting the rights of federal employees. He was also lively and generous in sharing his expertise, particularly in the area of disability law. He was a favorite speaker for FDR Training. Joe's passing leaves a hole in the fabric of federal employment law practitioners. He will be greatly missed.