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What the team is known for Highly regarded management-side team with expertise in handling a range of single-plaintiff and class actions involving issues such as discrimination and noncompete agreements. Also prevalent in internal investigations and compliance work. Notable experience in industries such as retail, healthcare and leisure.
Strengths An impressed peer notes: "It's a strong and talented group of lawyers who have great client relationships."
"It's a standout firm in employment matters," according to another interviewee.
Joseph Schmitt "does such good work in class actions, and is very smart and capable," according to an impressed peer. He defends a range of regional and national employers against large-scale class actions, as well as handling complex investigations.
Matthew Damon is recognized for his extensive employment dispute resolution capabilities, which include discrimination suits and issues involving noncompete agreements. "I have a very high view of him," confirms a source. "He is a very fine lawyer with very broad experience in the field."