What the team is known for
A preeminent employment defense team with impressive trial experience in single-plaintiff and multiplaintiff litigation as well as class actions, covering a full range of employment and ERISA disputes. Provides expert counsel to industry-leading national and international clients on labor relations, challenges to state regulations and benefits and compensation matters.
One client says: "This firm provides the best service of any outside counsel nationwide. It is the most responsive of any firm and has the best understanding of client needs."
Sources describe the firm as "excellent, with a lot of talented attorneys."
Another source praises the firm as "very strong with traditional labor."
Represented a large healthcare provider in issues concerning disability accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law, as well as providing counsel on COVID-19 within the healthcare industry.
frequently handles high-profile employment litigation. He represents a number of clients in the technology and transportation sectors."He's really good and is very smart."
concentrates his practice on the representation of employers in traditional labor matters such as collective bargaining negotiations. His clients include several medical centers."He's a solid lawyer with a great grasp of the law."
is noted for his expertise in labor relations. He is regularly called upon to assist employers with strike prevention and collective bargaining matters. "He's an amazing lawyer and no client need is beneath him."
has experience representing employers across the transportation, technology and insurance sectors in a wide range of employment disputes. He is also noted for his advisory work concerning employment agreements. "He is an excellent employment counselor, super-responsive and a great problem solver."
Highly regarded litigator Michael Reiss
is lauded for his expertise in complex employment class actions. "He's a good, solid lawyer.""He has been a leader for a long time in discrimination work."