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Greenberg Traurig, PA

Labor & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 2New JerseyUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-known player in the labor and employment market, noted for its capabilities in collective and class action litigation and its success in jury trials. Also assists clients with training programs and advises on business immigration. Provides counsel to a diverse client base including healthcare groups, retailers and financial services companies.

Strengths

Sources report that Greenberg Traurig is "really good at labor and employment class action work."

Peers say Greenberg "offers high-quality work" and is known for its "really good client base."

Work highlights

Acted for a major hospital system in connection with an FMLA matter, whereby the plaintiff alleged wrongful termination as a result of disability discrimination.

Notable practitioners

Galit Kierkut 's broad expertise covers disputes involving restrictive covenant and unfair competition issues, as well as allegations of discrimination."Galit is fantastic - knowledgeable, always available and on point with her employment advice." "She is a very strong litigator, who really understands her client and their business."

Kristine Feher has a multifaceted practice, dedicated to advising on employment disputes, internal investigations, regulatory compliance and policy development on behalf of large corporations.
"Kristine is responsive, hard-working, conscientious, knowledgeable and dependable." "She offers practical, actionable advice and does a really good job of balancing the legal aspects with the human side of the case the plaintiff might bring to the table."

Wendy Johnson Lario frequently provides companies with counsel on policy development matters, in addition to representing employers in discrimination and harassment disputes. She is also noted for expertise in restrictive covenant and noncompete provisions.
"A really good lawyer with a lot of ambition and ability to take the practice to the next level.""Wendy is very talented and great for class action work."

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Overview

Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Group provides national and international corporations with strategic legal advice on all matters concerning the employment relationship. With over 170 practitioners around the globe, we offer national and international organizations strategic and practical legal services that are focused on maximizing human resource potential.

  • We are trial lawyers and regularly try cases to verdict. Our Labor & Employment trial team is regularly called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company cases and has taken three cases to the U.S. Supreme Court in the past 10 years.
  • Our experience in class and collective litigation is wide-ranging, having handled over 100 such cases in the last three years alone. Our experience with the courts, counsel, and judges across our global footprint that are routinely involved in such matters gives our clients access to critical information utilized to aggressively and efficiently respond to and defend such matters.
  • We assist clients in maintaining positive labor relations. Our skilled Labor & Employment Group has in-depth experience structuring corporate transactions aimed at maximizing managerial flexibility and labor efficiency, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, trying labor arbitrations throughout the country, and assisting employers to lead and manage in ways that best fit their cultures. 

Labor & Employment

Greenberg Traurig, PA

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Location

500 Campus Drive

Suite 400

Florham Park

New Jersey

USA

NJ 07932-0677

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New Jersey

Labor & Employment


Galit Kierkut
Band 4
Kristine Feher
Band 3
Wendy Johnson Lario
Band 2