(August 17, 2017) – More than two hundred attorneys from Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, have been named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America© list, the guide’s 24th edition. Best Lawyers is one of the earliest, most-esteemed legal industry guides around the globe.
Additionally, Best Lawyers designated 10 Littler shareholders as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2018, commending their exemplary work within their respective practices and metropolitan regions.
- John T. Bauer (Long Island, New York)
- Edward T. Ellis (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
- Linda O. Headley (Houston, Texas)
- Sandra C. Ketner (Reno, Nevada)
- Elizabeth A. Lalik (Tysons Corner, Virginia)
- Alan L. McLaughlin (Indianapolis, Indiana)
- George E. O’Brien, Jr. (New Haven, Connecticut)
- Charles A. Powell IV (Birmingham, Alabama)
- John M. Skonberg (San Francisco, California)
- Constance H. Weber (Charleston, West Virginia)
The Best Lawyers guide is determined by peer-review evaluations of thousands of lawyers. Best Lawyers listings are currently published in nearly 70 countries and have grown considerably in the legal community and internationally.
About Best Lawyers®
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,300 attorneys in over 75 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 75 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing member entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.