SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 15, 2013) – Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most authoritative peer-review guides in the legal industry, has named more than 150 attorneys from Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the world’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, to its 2014 edition. Attorneys throughout the firm’s 55 U.S. offices were ranked by clients and industry peers among the best in the area of employment and labor law.
“To earn recognition from our peers and colleagues is particularly rewarding and we are once again honored to have such a great showing on the Best Lawyers list,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, co-managing directors of Littler, in a joint statement. “Littler is committed to providing our clients with world class legal representation and this distinction reinforces the reputation of Littler’s exceptional attorneys and the depth of our expertise.”
The Best Lawyers guide compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting in-depth interviews 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 20th edition, includes more than 50,000 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
Littler Mendelson is the world’s largest employment and labor law firm exclusively devoted to representing management. With over 980 attorneys and 57 offices throughout the U.S. and globally, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of U.S.-based and multi-national clients from navigating domestic and international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Over the last 70 years, Littler has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record.