Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Labor & Employment Department

New Jersey
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What the team is known for Impressive full-service practice, highly sought after for its expertise across the gamut of labor relations and employment litigation cases, such as OSHA matters, retaliation and unfair labor practice claims. Also regularly advises on wage and hour disputes and restrictive covenant lawsuits. Fields a deep bench of experienced trial attorneys providing top-quality advice to major employers in both state and federal courts. Offers advice to employers in relation to pay equity issues and fair pay audits.

Strengths One client appreciates: "They are very efficient and provide us with common-sense legal solutions."

Another source reports: "They are great trial lawyers who offer practical responses."

Work highlights Successfully defended global staffing company Collabera and two of its employees in a case brought by another staffing company against Collabera and two other defendants. The plaintiff alleged that the defendants had tortiously interfered with noncompete agreements, claiming damages in excess of $25 million.

Notable practitioners

Lynne Anne Anderson handles a broad spectrum of employment litigation, including restrictive covenants, wrongful termination claims and a variety of complex discrimination cases. She also provides clients with compliance counsel relating to emerging equal pay legislation. One client reports: "Lynne is a terrific lawyer; she is just very capable and very experienced."