61 Littler Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2010

San Francisco, CA (August 14, 2009) - Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the largest U.S.-based employment and labor law firm representing management, is proud to announce that 61 Littler attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2008 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).  This esteemed annual referral guide of outstanding lawyers is based on confidential peer-review surveys submitted by thousands of leading lawyers throughout the country who are asked to nominate the top attorneys in their area of practice.

The following Littler attorneys are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America: Gavin Appleby, L. Traywick Duffie and 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); Allan King, John McCarthy, Steve McCown and Scott McDonald (Dallas); William Balke and Charles DeWitt (Detroit); Linda Headley, Tim McInturf and Kerry Notestine (Houston); Todd Nierman (Indianapolis); William Emanuel and Diane Kimberlin (Los Angeles); Patrick DeBlasio and Courtney Wilson (Miami); Jonathan Levine (Milwaukee); Mark Schneider (Minneapolis); George O’Brien (New Haven); Reed Ellis, Joel Finger, Steven Friedman, Gerald Hathaway and Bert Pogrebin (New York); Carlos Burruezo and Charles Williams (Orlando); Susan Hoffman and Marguerite Walsh (Philadelphia); Mark Ogden (Phoenix); John Cerilli and Kimberly Zabroski (Pittsburgh); Larry Amburgey, Douglas Parker and Howard Rubin (Portland); Richard Gray (Sacramento); Jeremy Roth and Ted Scott (San Diego); Garry Mathiason (San Francisco); Dennis Brown (San Jose); Hal Wellford (St. Louis); Thomas Flaherty and Elizabeth Lalik (Tysons Corner); Alison Davis, Peter Petesch, Jay Sumner and Peter Susser (Washington, D.C.).

“We are very pleased that, once again, Littler attorneys play a prominent role in The Best Lawyers in America guide,” said Marko Mrkonich, president and managing director of the Firm.  “This recognition, bestowed by peers, provides our clients with independent confirmation that they are receiving the very best labor and employment representation at Littler Mendelson,” he added.  “In the end, clients want results, and I’m proud of the extraordinary success all of our attorneys, including those recognized in this publication, have demonstrated in delivering for our clients.”

The Best Lawyers in America is regarded as a leading source for attorney referrals, and its website hosts more than 9.4 million page views a year.  In the U.S., the lists are placed in publications such as The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel, in addition to numerous city and regional publications, including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times and New York magazine.

About Littler Mendelson

With more than 750 attorneys and 47 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.