SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 11, 2011) – Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation's largest employment and labor law firm representing management, has been recognized by Who's Who Legal as one of the most highly regarded firms in the area of management labor and employment. Additionally, Littler dominated its "International Who's Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers" list with 20 of its attorneys being acknowledged for their superb client service and employment expertise. Littler had the largest number of attorneys of any firm included in this year's edition.
"To be recognized by our clients and peers in the industry is particularly gratifying," said Marko Mrkonich, president and managing director of the firm. "This achievement validates our continued commitment to providing clients with world-class labor and employment representation."
The following Littler attorneys were included in the 2011 edition of the International Who's Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers: James Patrick Alexander (Birmingham), Philip Berkowitz (New York), Denise Drake (Kansas City), Margaret Hart Edwards (San Francisco), Barry Hartstein (Chicago), Gerald Hathaway (New York), Wesley Fastiff (San Francisco), James Ferber (Columbus), Adam Forman (Boston), Robert Long (Columbus), Garry Mathiason (San Francisco), Bruce Millman (New York), Grady Murdock (Chicago), Terrence Murphy (Pittsburgh), Charles Powell (Birmingham), Jeremy Roth (San Diego), Joe Schwachter (San Francisco), John Skonberg (San Francisco), Peter Susser (Washington, DC) and Ariel Weindling (Los Angeles).
Who's Who Legal identifies the top legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law, and acts as a reference source for companies seeking information on lawyers that have been recommended to them. The publication's research, which involved thousands of votes and interviews with lawyers and corporate counsel specialists, identified individuals and firms from around the world who have demonstrated leadership in client service and exemplary labor and employment expertise. It is not possible for firms to buy entry into the publication.
About Who's Who Legal
Since 1996, Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. In total, the Who's Who website features over 10,000 of the world's leading private practice lawyers from over 100 national jurisdictions. The service is designed to reduce the short-term costs incurred in finding a lawyer, but more significantly, to minimize the transactional expense and risk of receiving poor counsel. WhosWhoLegal.com is updated on a daily basis to reflect developments in an increasingly volatile marketplace. Who's Who Legal is published by Law Business Research Limited.
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.