Labor Relations Institute Names Littler Mendelson Lawyers as Top US Labor Attorneys

San Francisco, CA (June 16, 2006) - The Labor Relations Institute (LRI) recently recognized the accomplishments of Littler Mendelson attorneys in the list of "Top One Hundred Labor Attorneys" in the United States for 2006. Littler Mendelson's Ron Holland, Gordon Letter and Mark Robbins were among the attorneys chosen for this elite listing, and were selected from more than 8,700 labor lawyers evaluated by LRI. Inclusion on the list represents the top one percent of labor attorneys in the country.

"To make the Top One Hundred is a great honor to our attorneys," says Littler Mendelson President and Managing Director Marko Mrkonich, "and it illustrates the continuing dedication of Littler lawyers to be leaders in their field."

Ron Holland is a Shareholder in Littler's San Francisco office, and focuses his practice exclusively on representing management in traditional labor law and employment law issues. Mr. Holland also focuses on helping employers prevent employee-related problems before they become lawsuits by conducting manager and employee training. He earned his B.S. from Cornell University in 1987, and his J.D. from Fordham University in 1990.

Gordon Letter is a Shareholder in Littler's Los Angeles office, and concentrates his practice exclusively in labor law. He has extensive experience in a broad range of labor relations and employment law matters, including union organizational campaigns, strikes and picketing, wrongful discharge cases, wage and hour matters, arbitrations, and equal employment law. He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1974, and his J.D. from Hastings College of the Law in 1977.

Mark Robbins is a Shareholder and the Chair of the Traditional Labor Law Practice Group in Littler Mendelson's Los Angeles office. He has been exclusively engaged in the practice of labor and employment law since 1976 and has extensive experience in all aspects of labor and employment law, including union organizational campaigns, collective bargaining, strikes, picketing, arbitrations, wrongful discharge litigation, equal employment law, workplace harassment, development and review of employee handbooks and personnel policies, and wage and hour matters. He earned his B.A. from University of Rochester in 1973 and his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1976.

The final list of 100 attorneys was published in the June issue of Labor Relations Ink. You can learn more about the Labor Research Institute at

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