Littler Rings in New Year with New Shareholders: Leading Labor and Employment Firm Elevates 13 Associates

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 4, 2012) - Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, elevated 13 associates across the firm’s 55 locations to shareholder status. Littler currently boasts more than 850 attorneys throughout its national and international offices.

“We are pleased to kick off 2012 with the addition of 13 new shareholders,” said Marko Mrkonich, president and managing director of the firm. “They all possess exceptional expertise in their respective areas of labor and employment law, and have demonstrated outstanding leadership and an unwavering commitment to providing Littler’s clients with exemplary client service. We look forward to having them join our shareholder ranks and to be a part of the firm’s continued growth and success.”

The newly-appointed shareholders include:

  • Kelley Edwards - Houston, TX
  • Whitney Ferrer - Atlanta, GA
  • Lance Gibbons - Washington, DC
  • Michael T. Grosso - Newark, NJ
  • Jeremy W. Hawpe - Dallas, TX
  • D. Michael Henthorne - Columbia, SC
  • Gregory Iskander - Walnut Creek, CA
  • Erica Kelley - San Jose, CA
  • Emma Neher - Caracas, Venezuela
  • Lisa A. Orlando - Cleveland, OH
  • Tracy Stott Pyles - Columbus, OH
  • Liliana Salazar - Caracas, Venezuela
  • Scott Sherman - Dallas, TX

About Littler Mendelson

With over 850 attorneys and 55 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.