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FordHarrison • February 4, 2016

FordHarrison Grows Birmingham Office, Adds Wesley Redmond as Partner

FordHarrison LLP, one of the country's largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Wesley C. Redmond, has joined the firm's Birmingham office as Partner. Prior to joining FordHarrison, Wesley worked in the Birmingham office of Baker Donelson.
Ogletree • February 4, 2016

Ogletree Deakins Selected As Recipient of AT&T Legal Department Diversity and Inclusion Award

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 AT&T Legal Department Diversity and Inclusion Award in the large law firm category. The award recognizes firms that have made great strides and progress towards the goal of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Winners were chosen in three categories: small, medium, and large law firms, and were honored at the AT&T Annual Legal Conference in Dallas, Texas on February 3, 2016.
Goldberg Segalla • February 4, 2016

ABA ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits: The Second Circuit

Goldberg Segalla Global Insurance Services lawyers Daniel W. Gerber, Fallyn B. Cavalieri, and James D. Macri co-authored (with Michael H. Bernstein and Matthew P. Mazzola) the Second Circuit chapter of the ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits, 2016 Edition, published by the American Bar Association.
Goldberg Segalla • February 2, 2016

Goldberg Segalla Again Expands Reach, Opens Offices in Florida, Maryland, and New Jersey

Goldberg Segalla announced today that it has expanded its domestic footprint with the opening of new offices in key geographic locations along the East Coast. With an on-the-ground presence in Orlando, Florida and in Baltimore, Maryland, as well as a second location in New Jersey (Newark), the law firm brings its international client base even greater reach and strength. In all, Goldberg Segalla — recognized as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the United States — has 17 offices spanning nine U.S. states and the United Kingdom.
Nexsen Pruet • January 29, 2016

Litigating Environmental Whistleblower Claims Under OSHA Procedures

On January 22, 2016, David Dubberly of Nexsen Pruet spoke at the SC Bar’s annual convention on “Litigating Environmental Whistleblower Claims Under OSHA Procedures.” Dubberly is Nexsen Pruet’s practice group leader for labor and employment law.
Nexsen Pruet • January 29, 2016

Corporate Counsel Rank Nexsen Pruet Among National Law Firms for Client Service

The results of a client survey reveal that Nexsen Pruet delivers better client service than nearly 90% of the law firms serving the world’s largest clients.
Littler • February 1, 2016

Philip M. Berkowitz Appointed Vice Chair of the International Bar Association’s Discrimination and Equality Law Committee

Philip Berkowitz, a shareholder in Littler’s New York office and U.S. co-chair of the firm’s International Employment Law Practice Group, has been named vice chair of the Discrimination and Equality Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). A leading authority in labor and employment law globally, Berkowitz will serve as the committee’s vice chair through Dec. 31, 2017.
Ogletree • February 1, 2016

Ogletree Deakins Elects New Managing Shareholder

C. Matthew Keen has been elected Managing Shareholder of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), effective February 1, 2016. Keen was elected during the firm’s annual Shareholders Meeting and succeeds Kim F. Ebert, who has served in the role since 2010. Ebert will return to his full-time practice in the firm’s Indianapolis office.
Ogletree • February 1, 2016

Ogletree Deakins Elects 12 New Shareholders

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys have been elected to the position of shareholder. The attorneys in the newly-elected shareholder class, which is 75 percent female, represent clients on a full range of labor and employment law matters including class action, employee benefits, immigration, litigation, wage and hour, and workplace safety and health. A full list of the newly-elected shareholders is included below:
Ogletree • January 27, 2016

Ashley Cuttino to Lead Ogletree Deakins Women’s Initiative

Ashley Cuttino, a shareholder in the Greenville office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), has been selected to lead the Ogletree Deakins Women's Initiative (ODWIN), which was established to support the firm’s women attorneys in four key areas: talent development; alumnae relations; flexibility/awareness; and business development/client relations. ODWIN offers programing and initiatives to aid the development and advancement of Ogletree Deakins’ women attorneys in leadership opportunities, mentorships, business development strategies, and identifying educational resources.
Ogletree • January 27, 2016

Ogletree Deakins Strengthens Northeast Presence

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is strengthening its presence in the Northeast with the addition of prominent Massachusetts attorney Robert M. Shea, who joins the firm’s Boston office as a shareholder. Shea has counseled and represented clients in employment law matters for more than 30 years and joins Ogletree Deakins from Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC, where he led that firm’s employment law practice group.
Constangy • January 26, 2016

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete Expands to Miami

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Miami, which expands the national labor and employment law firm’s footprint to 28 offices in 16 states.
Phelps Dunbar • January 21, 2016

Phelps Dunbar Expands Tupelo Litigation Practice With New Partner

Phelps Dunbar LLP is pleased to announce that Mark N. Halbert has joined its Tupelo, Mississippi office as a partner practicing in the area of litigation with a focus on employment law.
FordHarrison • January 20, 2016

Stephen Lueke Named to the 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers List

FordHarrison LLP, one of the country's largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Stephen R. Lueke, a Partner in the firm's Los Angeles office, has been named a ‘2016 Southern California Super Lawyer' by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Fisher & Phillips • January 20, 2016

Six Lawyers Listed in San Diego Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2016

Fisher & Phillips LLP announces Partners Chris Hoffman, David Monks and Regina Petty of the firm’s San Diego office have been named to the San Diego Super Lawyers 2016 Edition®. In addition, Partners Jim Fessenden and Megan Winter and Associate David Amaya were named as “Rising Stars,” which recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the region.
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