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Raquel Lord Listed in NJLJ’s 'New Leaders of the Bar'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – May 2, 2018 – Raquel Lord, a Labor & Employment of counsel at global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s New Jersey office, has been listed as one of the New Jersey Law Journal’s (NJLJ) “New Leaders of the Bar.”

The list recognizes New Jersey attorneys who demonstrate their talent and dedication, and are building impressive careers for themselves, serving their clients, and leading the legal profession in New Jersey, according to NJLJ. Lord and the other winners will be recognized in NJLJ’s Professional Excellence magazine and honored at the Professional Excellence Event, June 21, in Florham Park.

Lord focuses her practice on general labor and employment matters, including hiring and termination procedures; performance management;, employee discipline; responding to complaints of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation; disability accommodations; employee leave issues; wage and hour compliance; restrictive covenants; and social media issues.

Lord has been listed in Super Lawyers magazine, New Jersey Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars” since 2013. She received her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, where she was managing editor of Rutgers Law Review and her B.A. at the University of Maryland, College Park.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. The practice has been recognized by Law360 as “Practice Group of the Year” for Labor & Employment (2011 and 2013), and has received a regional award from American Lawyer affiliate, Daily Report, for “Litigation Department of the Year” in Georgia (Labor & Employment 2015 and 2017). In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.