Littler • March 19, 2019
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Janell M. Ahnert as a shareholder in its Birmingham, Ala., office. She joins from Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
Goldberg Segala • March 19, 2019
Fourteen attorneys in Goldberg Segalla’s Princeton and Newark offices have been listed in the 2019 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers. These attorneys represent a cross-section of the full-service law firm’s national practices, including Construction, Trucking, Global Insurance Services, Employment and Labor, Management and Professional Liability, Health Care and Long-Term Care, Product Liability, Life Sciences, Corporate Services and Commercial Litigation, General Liability, and Workers’ Compensation.
Goldberg Segala • March 18, 2019
Caroline J. Berdzik's remarks were covered by Business Insurance following her session addressing sexual abuse in the health care industry at Professional Liability Underwriting Society's (PLUS) recent Healthcare and Medical Professional Liability Symposium. During her session, Caroline, who chairs the firm's Health Care and Employment and Labor practices and is a partner in its Long-Term Care and Management and Professional Liability practices, discussed the context surrounding the rise in sexual abuse claims, including several recent high-profile cases that have led to increasing public demand for the criminalization of this type of conduct and legislatures passing bills that extend the statute of limitations for when these claims can be filed. "No entity is immune to these types of claims," Caroline said.
Littler • March 11, 2019
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Janice Sued Agresti (Philadelphia), LaDelle Davenport (Houston), Detrachia André (Atlanta), Nasim Khansari (Los Angeles) and Andrea Ortega (San Francisco) have been selected as academy fellows by the National Employment Law Council (NELC). The organization is committed to enriching the minority bar among management-side employment lawyers.
Littler • March 6, 2019
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Terrence T. Creamer as special counsel and Leah M. Farmer as an associate in its Chicago office. Previously with Franczek Radelet P.C., their arrival follows the recent addition of shareholders David P. Radelet, Christopher A. Johlie, Jeff Nowak and Staci Ketay Rotman from the same firm to Littler’s Chicago office.
Littler • February 27, 2019
I am bursting at my FMLA seams, and I’ve been dying to share the news with my blog readers.
Littler • February 26, 2019
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Chris Gokturk as a principal in its Tysons Corner, Va., office. Gokturk has more than 20 years of experience in compliance, enterprise risk management and statistical analyses.
Fisher Phillips • February 26, 2019
For the first of its two-part article series on the top employment law issues that employers face in the hospitality industry, Law360 turned to Andria Ryan for practical guidance. In the first article, Andria explores the special employment-related challenges like wage and hour exemption misclassification, record-keeping, employing minors, tip credits and tip pooling, as well as overtime and classifying independent contractors and interns.
Goldberg Segalla • February 20, 2019
Buffalo Business First profiled managing partner Richard J. Cohen alongside the firm in "Growing Right: Goldberg Segalla Expands When Opportunity Knocks." In the article, Rick offers behind-the-scenes insights into how the firm has grown over the last 18 years — from a small group of attorneys that broke off from their firm in 2001 to a firm with more than 400 attorneys and 22 offices across its footprint.
Littler • February 11, 2019
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has selected Shareholders Margaret Parnell Hogan (Denver) and Jennifer Youpa (Dallas) as the new co-chairs of the firm’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), succeeding founding members Linda Headley (Houston) and Dionysia Johnson-Massie, (Atlanta) who will continue to focus on their full-time practices. Littler’s WLI was formed in 2008 to focus on the development and retention of women leaders at every level of the firm.
Littler • February 8, 2019
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has named León Rodríguez as office managing shareholder (OMS) of its Mexico City and Monterrey offices. The firm also elevated Monterrey-based attorney David Leal to shareholder.
Jackson Lewis • February 5, 2019
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Teri Wilford Wood has joined the firm’s New York City office as Of Counsel. Ms. Wood joins Jackson Lewis after more than two decades at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), serving for most of that time as chief global labor and employment counsel spanning more than 170 countries.
Jackson Lewis • February 4, 2019
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principal Nicky Jatana has been named one of the “Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles” by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Ms. Jatana was selected based on her commitment to diversity and inclusion and for excellence in her practice focusing on labor and employment law.
Jackson Lewis • January 31, 2019
Marlo Johnson Roebuck discusses the firm's diverse roster of partners and associates, top-down mentality and on-going initiatives to promote diversity and inclusiveness in "Detroit firm bucking diversity stats," published by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
Littler • January 30, 2019
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has elected Neil Alexander (Phoenix), Daniel Boatright (Kansas City), Paul Kennedy (Washington, D.C.), Gene Ryu (Los Angeles) and Jean Schmidt (New York) as new members of its Board of Directors.