TORONTO (August 26, 2016) – Littler LLP, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, is pleased to congratulate Toronto Partners Barry Kuretzky and George Vassos on once again being named to the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Kuretzky and Vassos were each selected by their peers for inclusion in the field of Labour and Employment Law.
“We are proud to have Barry and George represent Littler in the Canadian market and congratulate them on their well-deserved Best Lawyers 2017 recognition,” said Sari Springer, office managing partner of the firm’s Toronto office. “Barry and George are significant players in the Canadian legal community and have been critical in heightening Littler’s presence in Canada.”
Kuretzky has practiced labour and employment law for nearly four decades and represents many of Canada’s largest companies in matters related to wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights, disability and accommodation, and more. Vassos has focused his practice on advocacy before administrative tribunals and trials and appellate courts for more than 30 years. Both have been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada since its inception.
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Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 70 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single-source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 70 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.