Littler Mendelson Welcomes Amy Ventry-Kagan to its Melville, New York Office

Melville, NY (April 7, 2010) - Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation's largest employment and labor law firm representing management, announced today the addition of Amy Ventry-Kagan to its growing Melville office.

Ventry-Kagan, formerly a partner with Nixon Peabody LLP, is a skilled litigator who brings to Littler a successful record of representing employers before state, federal and appellate courts, and before administrative agencies. She is experienced in representing and counseling employers in all areas of employment law, including wage and hour issues, managing leaves of absence, implementing effective disciplinary actions, and identifying appropriate disability accommodations.

Ventry-Kagan represents a broad range of clients in a number of industries, including health care, banking, retail services, wine and spirits, transportation and financial services. She also negotiates collective bargaining agreements and litigates traditional labor law matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act and Taylor Law and collective bargaining agreements.

"Amy is a great addition to our office and the Firm," said John Bauer, senior shareholder of the Melville office. "We have been most impressed with her strong commitment to client service and the ways in which she provides efficient and effective solutions—this is exactly what Littler is all about."

"I'm looking forward to working with this exceptional team of attorneys," said Ventry. "Littler's reputation, its resources and deep knowledge base will greatly enhance my ability to deliver comprehensive, high quality labor and employment legal services to my clients."

Ventry-Kagan received her J.D. from Temple University School of Law, and B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University. She is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

About Littler Mendelson

With more than 750 attorneys and 49 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. For more information, visit