51 Littler Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America

San Francisco, CA (October 31, 2008) - Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the largest U.S.-based employment and labor law firm representing management, is proud to announce that 51 of its attorneys have been named in The Best Lawyers in America listing in the area of labor and employment law for 2009.  This highly esteemed, annual referral guide published by Woodward/White, Inc. lists outstanding attorneys based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.  The Best Lawyers in America includes 29,575 attorneys in 78 specialties, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

“We are very pleased to have this group of accomplished attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America listing,” said Marko Mrkonich, president and managing director of the firm. “The recognition of these individuals is emblematic of our firm-wide commitment to providing every Littler client with legal services of the highest quality.”

The following Littler attorneys are recognized as Best Lawyers: Lee Schreter (Atlanta); James Alexander, James Walker May and Jay St. Clair (Birmingham); David Casey, Greg Keating and Anthony Rizzotti (Boston); John Billick, Frank Buck, Sue Douglas, Robert Duvin, Lee Hutton, Andrew Meyer, Suellen Oswald and Robert Wolff (Cleveland); Jim Stuckey (Columbia); Allan King, John McCarthy, Steve McCown and Scott McDonald (Dallas); William Balke and Charles DeWitt (Detroit); Linda Headley and Kerry Notestine (Houston); Todd Nierman (Indianapolis); William Emanuel and Diane Kimberlin (Los Angeles); Patrick DeBlasio and Courtney Wilson (Miami); Mark Schneider (Minneapolis); Reed Ellis, Joel Finger and Bert Pogrebin (New York); George O’Brien (New Haven); Carlos Burruezo and Charles Williams (Orlando); Susan Katz Hoffman and Marguerite Walsh (Philadelphia); Mark Ogden (Phoenix); John Cerilli (Pittsburgh); Larry Amburgey, Doug Parker and Howard Rubin (Portland); Richard Gray (Sacramento); Jeremy Roth and Ted Scott (San Diego); Garry Mathiason (San Francisco); Hal Wellford (St. Louis); Thomas Flaherty (Tysons Corner); Alison Davis and Peter Petesch (Washington, D.C.).

Best Lawyers is regarded as the leading source for attorney referrals, and its website hosts more than three million visits a year. In the U.S., the lists are placed in ALM publications such as Corporate Counsel, which described Best Lawyers in America as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” The lists are also placed in numerous city and regional publications such as The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times and New York Magazine, amounting to a viewership of 13 million people.

About Littler Mendelson

With more than 750 attorneys and 45 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 littler.com.