SAN FRANCISCO (June 20, 2016) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, was ranked in three labor and employment categories by The Legal 500 United States 2016 guide. The firm and 27 of its attorneys were recommended in these categories: Labor and Employment Disputes in Defense, Labor Management Relations and Workplace and Employment Counseling.
Individual attorneys were recognized in the following categories:
Labor and Employment Disputes in Defense: Tom Bender (Philadelphia), Tracey Barbaree (Atlanta), Kai-Ching Cha (San Francisco), Richard Harris (Philadelphia), Danielle Kitson (Denver), Alexis Knapp (Houston), Kevin Lilly (Los Angeles), Beth Moeller (Atlanta), Jeremy Roth (San Diego), Daniel Turner (Atlanta), Helene Wasserman (Los Angeles) and Lauren Zeldin (Atlanta).
Labor Management Relations: John Harper III (Houston), Michael Lotito (San Francisco), Stefan Marculewicz (Washington, D.C.), Robert Millman (Los Angeles), Jacqueline Phipps Polito (Rochester), Mark Schneider (Minneapolis), John Skonberg (San Francisco), Jason Stanevich (New Haven) and Tanja Thompson (Memphis).
Workplace and Employment Counseling: George Chaffey (Walnut Creek), Leslie Dent (Atlanta), Katherine Franklin (Seattle), David Goldstein (Minneapolis), Stefan Marculewicz (Washington, D.C.), Beth Moeller (Atlanta), George O’Brien Jr. (New Haven) and Naomi Seddon (Los Angeles).
Recommendations are based on in-depth market research acquired from the law firms, peers and clients regarding firm capabilities and nature of work. The guide provides a snapshot of the market based on the assessment of the overall strength and depth of a practice group. It is used by buyers of legal services worldwide when outside counsel is needed.
About The Legal 500 Series
The Legal 500 Series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. More than 250,000 corporate counsel have been surveyed and interviewed globally in the past 12 months. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. The Legal 500 Series' analysis of law firm capabilities extends to 107 jurisdictions worldwide. The website www.legal500.com has 4 million unique individual users each year, including 2.5 million corporate counsel. Used by commercial and private clients, corporate counsel, CEOs, CFOs and professional advisers – as well as by other referrers of work nationally and internationally – the series is widely chosen for its definitive judgment of law firm capabilities.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 70 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.