Indianapolis, IN (May 7, 2012) – Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, has named Alan McLaughlin office managing shareholder of its Indianapolis office. McLaughlin succeeds Todd Nierman, who founded the firm’s Indianapolis office and will now focus on his active and diverse labor and employment practice at Littler.
“We thank Todd for his many years of leadership and establishing Littler’s presence in the Indianapolis market,” said Marko Mrkonich, president and managing director of Littler. “We look forward to Al taking the reins and further building upon the solid foundation created by Todd. We are confident that Al’s ties to the business community combined with his effective management skills will be beneficial to the firm’s success throughout the region.”
McLaughlin represents public and private employers in a broad range of employment-related disputes at the administrative, state and federal levels, including before the United States Supreme Court and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He has substantial experience in the areas of discrimination; class actions; wage and hour collective actions; arbitrations and emergency proceedings involving non-compete agreements, trade secrets, business torts and contracts.
He has also participated in hundreds of mediations dealing with a range of labor and employment issues. Additionally, McLaughlin provides counsel and preventative training to clients to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.
Earning national recognition for his legal skills, McLaughlin was named by Chambers USA as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2012; and a Super Lawyer for Employment Litigation – Indiana for nine consecutive years. He has also received the AV Peer Review rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
McLaughlin is an active member of the Indiana State Bar Association and is a pro bono representative for the Mediation Assistance Program for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 1982 and his A.B. from Wabash College in 1979.
About Littler Mendelson
With over 900 attorneys and 56 offices, Littler Mendelson is the largest U.S.-based law firm exclusively devoted to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multi-national clients, from navigating international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record.