Littler Honored for Innovation in the Financial Times 2014 North America Innovative Lawyers Report

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (December 09, 2014) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, received a number of accolades in the Financial Times’ 2014 “North America Innovative Lawyers” report. In the latest edition of the annual study highlighting the most innovative law firms, legal teams and individuals, Littler ranked #17 among the most innovative law firms and earned distinctions for innovation in the “Business of Law” category for its Workplace Policy Institute®, and in the “Litigation” category for Littler CaseSmart-Litigation™.

Additionally, Littler’s Chief Knowledge Officer, Scott Rechtschaffen, was named among the 10 most innovative individuals in the North American legal sector. The firm’s Littler Xmpt® service was also a finalist in the “Litigation” category, a notable achievement as only the highest ranked entries are shortlisted for each award category.

“At Littler, we are changing the delivery of legal services through cutting-edge technologies, products and service lines,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, co-managing directors of the firm. “We recognize that our clients require more than just great legal work and we are committed to continuing the development of groundbreaking initiatives that solve client problems, improve quality and reduce cost. It is an honor to be acknowledged for our efforts.”

The findings and rankings of the Financial Times report were based on extensive assessments and interviews. The Financial Times received nominations from leading firms and in-house teams across North America, and nearly 440 clients, experts and lawyers were interviewed and provided feedback. View the study in its entirety.

About the Financial Times

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About Littler

Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 60 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 entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.