NEW YORK (April 28, 2014) – Peter Zinober, Richard McCrea, Robert Goldich, Joseph Fleming and Dorothé Smits, shareholders with international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, have been featured in the 2014 Who’s Who Legal “International Who’s Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers” list. According to the Who’s Who Legal website, the publication identifies the foremost legal practitioners in various areas of law and features the world’s leading private practice lawyers in more than 100 countries.
“We are very pleased to congratulate Dorothé, Pete, Rich, Bob and Joe on this international recognition,” said Jonathan Sulds, co-chair of the Labor & Employment practice. “We are proud of the recognition and continue to focus our efforts on providing quality and value to our domestic and international clients. The attorney’s experience and knowledge are strong contributions to the full complement of services offered by our global Labor & Employment practice.”
Zinober is co-chair of the Labor & Employment practice. He specializes in traditional labor management relations law, including the representation of employers in connection with unfair labor practice and representation case proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, labor and non-union arbitrations, collective bargaining and counseling, as well as jury trial work involving claims of workplace discrimination, retaliation and harassment.
McCrea, a shareholder in the firm’s Labor & Employment and Government Litigation practice groups, is a jury trial lawyer specializing in employment, civil rights and restrictive covenant litigation. He is past chair of the Labor & Employment Section, Labor & Employment Law Certification Committee and Board of Legal Specialization and Education of The Florida Bar.
Goldich is operating shareholder of the firm’s Philadelphia office and a shareholder in the Labor & Employment practice. He has more than 30 years of experience as a labor and employment lawyer and litigator representing employers in all aspects of labor and employee relations, including collective bargaining negotiations, labor arbitration, and the representation of employers in administrative and courtroom litigation. His practice is currently concentrated in the defense of complex litigation, including defense of class and collective actions, ERISA claims, and whistleblower claims.
Fleming, a shareholder in the firm’s Miami office and member of the firm’s Labor & Employment and Litigation practice groups, is an represents a diverse group of clients, including governmental entities, national and international airlines, utilities companies, land developers and mining interests in issues of labor and employment matters, workplace safety, hazardous-waste regulatory and insurance matters, environmental and land use, and complex international litigation.
Smits, a shareholder in the Amsterdam office of Greenberg Traurig and member of the Labor & Employment practice has a wide-ranging domestic and international practice. She advises and litigates on all aspects of individual and collective employment law on a national and international (European) level. Smits represents various clients, including multinationals, executive board members and well known non-profit organizations. She is also the representative for the Netherlands on the Board of the European Employment Law Association (EELA).
Greenberg Traurig – Labor & Employment
Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice is a diverse team of more than 100 labor and employment attorneys. They provide an array of workplace strategies and legal counsel, including practical and efficient consulting, technical assistance, and litigation services. The team understands the business impact of labor and employment issues. They have the varied experience needed to help organizations analyze options, make informed decisions and take effective action. Law360 named the group “Practice Group of the Year” for Employment in 2011 and 2013.