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Charles Birenbaum Named to ‘Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys’ List

SAN FRANCISCO (July 7, 2014) – Charles S. Birenbaum, a shareholder with the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named to the “The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys – Top 100” list by Human Resource Executive magazine and Lawdragon. A recognized leader in his field, Birenbaum is based out of Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco office and serves as chair of the firm’s Northern California region.

Birenbaum has been honored by various organizations for his outstanding legal practice.  Last year alone, the Chambers USA Guide listed him for his work in labor and employment law, HR Magazine named him one of the nation’s top 100 most powerful labor attorneys, and The Daily Journal singled him out as one of California’s top 75 labor attorneys.  Additionally, he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for labor and employment law since 2007.

“As the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice continues to meet the needs of our clients in an ever-changing global marketplace, it is imperative that we stay ahead of the curve in trends, policies and legislation for our domestic and international clients,” said Jonathan L. Sulds, Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Practice. “This recognition is a reflection of our commitment to offer top notch, cutting edge legal service.”

Birenbaum is an experienced labor and employment attorney who focuses his practice on traditional labor and employment law matters.  He has wide-ranging experience litigating in state and federal courts as well as appearing before various administrative agencies.  Birenbaum has testified on proposed legislation impacting entire industries before state legislative committees and has interfaced and negotiated with labor organizations, politicians, regulators and industry leaders to resolve complex issues for clients in the health care, energy and construction industries, among others.

Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice provides an array of workplace strategies and legal counsel, including practical and efficient consulting, technical assistance, and litigation services for domestic and international clients.  The diverse team of more than 100 attorneys comprises a practice ranked in The Legal 500 (U.S.) and also in National Tier 1 of 2011-2013 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms in Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment and Immigration Law, as well as in ERISA and ERISA Litigation for 2013.