SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 03, 2014) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has been named “Law Firm of the Year” for Employment Law – Management in U.S. News – Best Lawyers’® annual “Best Law Firms” list. The firm also received “Tier 1” metropolitan area rankings in the categories of Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers and Employment Law – Management.
Additionally, Marco Durante Calvo, managing partner of Littler Global member firm, BDS Asesores, was recently selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in Costa Rica© 2015 edition in the field of Labor and Employment Law. He was also named “Lawyer of the Year” for San José, Costa Rica.
These rankings follow the recently-released 2015 Best Lawyers in America©, Best Lawyers in Mexico©, Best Lawyers in Venezuela© and Best Lawyers in Colombia© lists in which more than 185 Littler attorneys were featured.
“We are proud to once again be selected by our peers as “Law Firm of the Year” for Employment Law – Management,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, co-managing directors of Littler. “This recognition underscores our continued commitment to providing our clients with world class labor and employment representation throughout the U.S. and globally.”
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The 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen on the U.S. News website.
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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.