Littler Mendelson Welcomes Atlanta Attorney Owen Hill

ATLANTA, GA (May 2, 2011) – Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation's largest employment and labor law firm representing management, today announced that attorney Owen Hill has joined the firm. Hill, a former partner at Jackson Lewis, will be a shareholder in Littler's Atlanta office.

Hill has a broad range of experience representing employers in labor and employment law, including complex employment litigation, class action avoidance and defense, and equal employment opportunity/discrimination. During his career, Hill has also counseled clients on a variety of employment practices and issues, including employment contracts and release agreements, group reductions in force, and employee handbooks and policies.

Outside of the practice of law, Hill has been an active Big Brother in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta program since 1999. He also serves as a Director on the Board of Everybody Wins! Atlanta and served as a Director on the Board of Positive Growth Boy's Home from 2003 to 2008.

"We are thrilled to welcome Owen to the team," said Cameron Pierce, office managing shareholder of Littler's Atlanta office. "His extensive employment litigation and advice experience, along with his outstanding reputation, make him a tremendous addition to our Atlanta office and the firm."

He received his J.D. from George Washington University, with honors, and his B.A. from State University of New York at Stony Brook, cum laude. He is admitted to practice in Georgia and Tennessee.

About Littler Mendelson

With over 800 attorneys and 51 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.