11 Littler Mendelson Lawyers Recognized as Legal Elite by Chambers USA

San Francisco, CA/ June 19, 2006 -- Leading publishers guide to law firms, Chambers and Partners, recognized 11 Littler Mendelson attorneys for their excellence in the field of law. The nation's largest employment and labor law firm has repeatedly been listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

The 2006 rankings, which are organized by practice area and geographically by state, are the consensus of thousands of lawyers and law firm clients across the nation. The Littler Mendelson attorneys distinguished from Chambers’ meticulously researched profiles, rankings and client commentaries are referred to extensively by general counsel and other purchasers of legal services who look to the recommendations when choosing their attorneys.

"It is a tremendous honor to be named as a leader in the field by Chambers," said Marko Mrkonich, Littler Mendelson's President and Managing Director, who was recently selected from the state of Minnesota, "We heartily appreciate the recognition of Chambers and the recognition of our clients."

Of the 11 Littler attorneys, 9 have been named by Chambers previously. The 9 previously listed by office are David Casey, and Adam Forman from Littler Mendelson's Boston office; Dallas' Linda Headley, Steven R. McCown, and Scott McDonald; San Francisco's Garry G. Mathiason and William J. Emmanuel; Douglas Mooney from Seattle; and Patrick H. Hicks from Las Vegas. New to the ranking this year are Gregory C. Keating from the Boston office, and Marko Mrkonich, from Minneapolis. The full guide is available on the Chambers' Web site at www.chambers.com.

About Littler Mendelson

With nearly 500 attorneys in major metropolitan areas nationwide, Littler Mendelson is the largest law firm in the United States devoted exclusively to representing management in employment, employee benefits and labor matters. The firm's client base ranges from Fortune 500 companies to small-business owners. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated and negotiated some of the most influential cases and labor contracts in the nation's history. Its affiliated global migration practice, Littler Global, provides support to international clients in moving employees around the world. For more information, visit www.littler.com.