(November 1, 2017) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has earned “National Tier 1” rankings for the following practice areas in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list:
- Employment Law – Management
- Labor Law – Management
- Litigation – Labor & Employment
“To be recognized by our industry peers and colleagues is gratifying and reinforces our reputation for providing top quality labor and employment services to clients throughout the globe,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, co-managing directors of Littler, in a joint statement.
In addition to the firm’s overall rankings, Littler earned “Tier 1” rankings in a number of metropolitan markets. They are Atlanta; Austin; Birmingham; Boston; Charleston, West Virginia; Chicago; Cleveland; Colorado; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas/Fort Worth; Fayetteville; Houston; Kansas City; Las Vegas; Long Island; Los Angeles; Memphis; Miami; Minneapolis; Nashville; New Haven; New Jersey; New York City; Orange County; Orlando; Philadelphia; Phoenix; Pittsburgh; Portland, Maine; Portland, Oregon; Reno; Rochester; Sacramento; San Diego; San Francisco; San Jose; Seattle; St. Louis; and Washington, D.C.
Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking indicates a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Over 13,000 attorneys provided more than 1,000,000 law firm assessments, and over 7,500 clients provided more than 65,000 evaluations. The entire list of the rankings is available by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com.
These rankings follow the release of the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© where more than 200 Littler lawyers were recognized among the top U.S. practicing attorneys. In addition to the firm’s U.S. rankings, Littler Global firms were recognized in their respective regional guides.
About “Best Law Firms”
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First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and almost 10 million votes have been cast on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specific practice areas. For the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading attorneys being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,300 attorneys in over 75 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 75 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing member entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.