(January 25, 2018) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has appointed two new office managing shareholders (OMS) in Northern California. Constance E. Norton will lead the firm’s San Francisco office, and Gregory G. Iskander will head up the Walnut Creek office.
“We are excited to have Connie and Greg at the helm of the San Francisco and Walnut Creek offices,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, co-managing directors of Littler, in a joint statement. “They are both natural leaders with proven track records, and we are confident that they will effectively lead their respective offices while continuing to expand Littler’s presence throughout Northern California.”
Norton, an active litigator for nearly 30 years, defends employers in wage and hour class and PAGA-only actions, lawsuits involving claims of employment discrimination and harassment and employee theft of trade secrets. She is a member of the firm’s Governance Committee and Women’s Leadership Initiative. Active in the community, she is Board Chair for the Shanti Project, a nonprofit agency that provides peer support and guidance to people affected by life-threatening illnesses, and she serves as a consumer advocate for a breast cancer research program. Norton earned her J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law and her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Iskander is a trial attorney with dozens of successful outcomes during his 20-year career. His practice covers a broad range of employment matters, including harassment, discrimination, whistleblower retaliation and wrongful termination, and class actions. Iskander also has prior experience as a white-collar criminal defense attorney, specializing in computer-related crimes, and is a former lieutenant with the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Active in the professional community, he has been a member of the board of directors for the employment section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, and is a member of the litigation section and the labor and employment law section of the State Bar of California. He obtained his J.D., cum laude, from Boston University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,300 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 75 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.