Littler Strengthens Employment Law Practice with Addition of David J. Goldstein and Holly M. Robbins to the Firm's Minneapolis Office

Minneapolis, MN/ March 20, 2009 -- Littler Mendelson (Littler), the nation's largest employment and labor law firm representing management, is pleased to announce the arrival of shareholders David J. Goldstein and Holly M. Robbins to the firm’s Minneapolis office, both formerly of Faegre & Benson, LLP.

"David and Holly are excellent additions to our firm. The depth of their experience advising and representing employers in a wide variety of employment-related matters only reinforces Littler's leadership position in the Midwest and nationally, and underscores our commitment to providing excellent service and advice to our clients," said George Wood, managing shareholder of Littler's Minneapolis office.

Shareholder David J. Goldstein has been counseling employers for over 20 years to understand their legal obligations. He regularly provides clients with strategic thinking practical advice to help manage employees and achieve business objectives. Goldstein is a leading authority on affirmative action and governmental contract requirements, assisting employers with affirmative action requirements and regularly representing government contractors in OFCCP, state, and local compliance reviews. Additionally, he has substantial litigation experience, having represented employers in a wide variety of matters, including class actions. Goldstein received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his B.A. from Haverford College.

Shareholder Holly M. Robbins advises clients on a wide variety of employment issues, including discipline, terminations, reductions-in-force and complex leave issues. She is an experienced litigator and has defended employers in a wide variety of employment lawsuits. Her experience includes defending employers in multi-plaintiff and class litigation in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract and whistleblower cases. Robbins received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and her B.A. from Haverford College.

About Littler Mendelson

With more than 750 attorneys and 46 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 global needs of clients, from navigating foreign employment laws and international labor relations issues to applying corporate policies on a global basis. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record. For more information, visit