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Littler Mendelson, PC

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Chairman: Lindbergh Porter
Managing Partners: Thomas Bender; Jeremy Roth
Number of attorneys (worldwide): 1,505
Languages: Afrikaans, American Sign Language, Arabic, Armenian, Bengla/Bengali, Chinese, Danish, Dari, Dutch, English, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Urdu, Vietnamese

Firm Overview:
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,500 attorneys in over 80 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 75 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing member entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.

Main Areas of Practice:
Littler is devoted entirely to the practice of employment and labor law. Within this practice, the firm has an array of sub‐specialties including: affirmative action/OFCCP compliance; alternative dispute resolution; appellate practice; background checks; business and human rights; business restructuring; class actions; construction; corporate compliance and ethics; discrimination and harassment; diversity and inclusion consulting; e-discovery; emerging technologies and venture capital; employee benefits; employment practice audits; employment taxes; energy; ERISA and benefit plan litigation; executive compensation; financial services; food and beverage; global mobility and immigration; government contractors; healthcare; higher education; hiring, performance management and termination; international employment law; investigations; labor management relations; leaves of absence and disability accommodation; legislative and regulatory practice/workplace policy institute; litigation and trials; policies, procedures and handbooks; retail; robotics, AI and automation; staffing, independent contractors and contingent workers; training – compliance, ethics, leadership; unfair competition and trade secrets; wage and hour; whistleblowing and retaliation; workers’ compensation; workplace privacy and data security; and workplace safety and health (OSHA & MSHA).

International Work:
With Littler’s collective knowledge and experience, the firm provides clients with comprehensive legal services covering the full range of workplace issues, including general labor and employment advice, litigation and dispute resolution, labor relations, compliance, codes of conduct, workforce management, data privacy, employment and transfer agreements, corporate labor governance, and knowledge management and training. Littler is experienced in handling multi-country labor and employment matters that span the globe and often work with leading attorneys in jurisdictions worldwide to provide clients with global legal services and a single point of contact. The firm’s international offices span three continents — North America, South America and Europe — and include: Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and Venezuela. Littler’s global capabilities also include a number of US-based lawyers who are qualified practitioners in Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, the Netherlands, South Africa and the United Kingdom, among other countries.