(November 16, 2016) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Shareholders Melinda Caterine and Theodore Scott have been named Class of 2016 Fellows in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Their recognition as fellows is based on sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. Caterine and Scott were inducted into the Class of 2016 on November 12, 2016, at a ceremony in Chicago.
“We are proud to have Mindy and Ted represent Littler as they join the ranks of the exceptional attorneys in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, co-managing directors of Littler, in a joint statement. “On behalf of the firm, we congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition.”
Located in Littler’s Portland, Maine, office, Caterine represents management in employment disputes before federal and state courts as well as agencies throughout New England. She defends employers in matters involving sexual harassment, employment discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge and employment contract dispute cases. She also conducts training on numerous employment issues, such as harassment, wage and hour compliance, reductions-in-force, leaves of absence and discipline and discharge.
In addition to her practice, Caterine is an active member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA) and its various committees. She currently serves as the management co-chair of the ABA/Bloomberg BNA Treatise Committee. Caterine has been recognized by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America© and New England Super Lawyers, among others. She has also earned an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. She received her J.D. from Notre Dame Law School and her B.A., with honors, from Bowdoin College.
Scott is located in Littler’s San Diego office where he advises and represents employers in a broad range of workplace matters, from defending single plaintiff and class action employment cases to offering advice on difficult employment and labor relations issues. He has significant experience with union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining and wage and hour litigation.
Active in the legal community, Scott is a contributing editor to the American Bar Association’s publication, The Developing Labor Law. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© and Southern California Super Lawyers. Additionally, he was awarded an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Scott received his J.D. from Arizona State University College of Law and his B.A. from the University of Arizona.
About College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of the Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association. The idea was to further establish this profession as one uniquely important to the world of labor and employment law, individual rights, collective bargaining and dispute resolution. It operates as a free standing organization, recognizing those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field. For more information visit: www.laborandemploymentcollege.org.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,200 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single-source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 70 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing member entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.