Over 230 Littler Lawyers Named to the Best Lawyers in America® and the Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch® in America 2024 Editions

(August 17, 2023) – Over 230 lawyers from Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, have been included in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® guide. Littler attorneys were recognized in numerous categories including Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Immigration Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Insurance, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Qui Tam Law and Workers' Compensation Law – Employers.

Further, eight Littler attorneys received the “Lawyer of the Year” designation in their respective practices and metropolitan regions for 2024. They are:

  • Kristine Grady Derewicz (Philadelphia)
  • Edward T. Ellis (Philadelphia)
  • Katherine (Kit) E. Flanagan (Houston)
  • G. Mark Jodon (Houston)
  • Darren E. Nadel (Denver)
  • Jeff Nowak (Chicago)
  • George E. O'Brien Jr. (New Haven)
  • Paul E. Prather (Memphis)

Additionally, more than 180 Littler attorneys were featured in the fourth edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America. The “Ones to Watch” award recognizes attorneys who are earlier in their careers for their professional excellence.

Best Lawyers recognitions are compiled based on an exhaustive Purely Peer Review® evaluation. More than 123,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote worldwide, which yielded more than 20 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas. In the milestone 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® more than 13.7 million votes were analyzed resulting in over 76,000 leading lawyers being recognized. For the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 edition, more than 2.4 million votes were analyzed with 25,000 lawyers being selected as a result. 

About Littler

With more than 1,700 labor and employment attorneys in offices around the world, Littler provides workplace solutions that are local, everywhere. Our diverse global team and proprietary technology foster a culture that celebrates original thinking, delivering groundbreaking innovation that prepares employers for what’s happening today, and what’s likely to happen tomorrow