Best Lawyers in America© 2021 Edition Honors More Than 250 Littler Lawyers

(August 20, 2020) – More than 250 lawyers from Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, have been named to the 27th edition of the Best Lawyers in America©  guide.

Additionally, the following Littler shareholders were specifically designated as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2021, commending their astounding work within their respective practices and metropolitan regions:

  • William B. Balke (Detroit)
  • Edward T. Ellis (Philadelphia)
  • Jody A. Landry (San Diego)
  • Garry G. Mathiason (San Francisco)
  • Scott McDonald (Dallas)
  • George E. O'Brien Jr. (New Haven)
  • Peter J. Petesch (Washington, D.C.)
  • Paul E. Prather (Memphis)
  • Michael N. Salveson (Washington, D.C.)

Over 100 Littler attorneys were also featured in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. These recognitions are given to attorneys earlier in their careers who have outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the U.S.

Best Lawyers lists are based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation, with almost 108,000 industry-leading attorneys around the world eligible to vote. For the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 67,000 leading lawyers honored in the new edition.

About Littler

With more than 1,500 labor and employment attorneys in offices around the world, Littler provides workplace solutions that are local, everywhere. Our diverse team and proprietary technology foster a culture that celebrates original thinking, delivering groundbreaking innovation that prepares employers for what’s happening today, and what’s likely to happen tomorrow.