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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Labor & Employment

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What the team is known for

Deep bench of talented practitioners across an extensive national network, representing clients in the retail, pharmaceutical, life sciences and financial services industries. Stands out for its work on contentious employment matters such as noncompete, misappropriation of trade secrets and wage and hour claims. Noted for its strength defending a comprehensive range of discrimination and whistle-blower cases. Regularly advises on the defense of class actions suits.

Strengths

Sources report on their "tremendously positive impression of the firm," adding that Morgan Lewis is "very resourceful."

Clients highlight the firm's "exceptional lawyers, who have been incredibly helpful during the COVID crisis and done a great job in keeping us up to date with the ever-changing OSHA rules."

Work highlights

Obtained on behalf of Amazon.com an order denying with prejudice the plaintiff’s motion for conditional certification of a nationwide Fair Labor Standards Act collective action in Edmonds v. Amazon.com.

Notable practitioners

Richard Rosenblatt is adept at representing employers in litigation involving sexual harassment claims and noncompete enforcement, as well as wage and hour disputes.
"Richard Rosenblatt is super smart, knowledgeable and highly responsive." "A really good and very strategic lawyer, focused on the latest wage and hour issues."

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Overview

Morgan Lewis’s labor and employment group is one of the premier practices in the world. Our lawyers represent leading employers in the most sophisticated labor and employment matters facing businesses today. Our clients rely on our deep experience and our proven ability to find solutions to their most difficult legal issues, and continue to turn to us as trusted advisors on all matters relating to the workforce.

Of the firm’s approximately 2,000 legal professionals across 30 offices in the United States, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, nearly 250 are dedicated to the practice of labor and employment law. Our full-service labor and employment practice helps employers around the world navigate the constantly changing landscape of global, federal, state, and local laws and regulations that govern the workplace.

We proactively identify risks and develop strategies and solutions to help employers avoid litigation and other employee disputes. When litigation arises, we assemble teams of trial lawyers who handle disputes ranging from individual employee claims to wage and hour class and collective actions, complex ERISA/benefits litigation, and bet-the-company systemic employment class actions. We also defend employers in whistleblower actions and noncompetition and trade secret disputes. We counsel employers on the full range of issues arising in the workplace.

We represent 116 Fortune 500 companies, including 45 of the top 100.

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Members

Linthorst, Thomas

Rosenblatt, Richard G

Silverman, Michelle Seldin

Walsh Jr., James

Labor & Employment

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Location

502 Carnegie Center

Princeton

New Jersey

USA

NJ 08540-6289

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New Jersey

Labor & Employment


Richard G Rosenblatt
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