SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 7, 2012) - Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the world’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, more than doubled the number of attorneys named to the Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most authoritative peer-review guides in the legal industry. A total of 164 Littler attorneys were included in the recently-released 2013 edition.
“We are proud to once again be included in the Best Lawyers in America guide and it is also rewarding to see such a large increase in the number of Littler attorneys featured in this year’s edition,” said Marko Mrkonich, president and managing director of the firm. “To be ranked among the best in the industry by our peers is quite an honor and highlights the firm’s continued commitment to providing world class labor and employment representation to clients around the globe.”
The Best Lawyers guide compiles of lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting in-depth surveys in which thousands of lawyers provide confidential evaluations of their professional peers. Inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations. The annual publication, now in its 19th edition, includes 50,178 attorneys in 128 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
About Best Lawyers
Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, 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.”
About Littler Mendelson
With over 900 attorneys and 56 offices throughout the U.S. and globally, Littler Mendelson is the world’s largest labor and employment firm exclusively devoted to representing management. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multinational 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.