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Kris Feher and Rebecca Zisek to be Honored at NJLJ’s Professionals of Excellence Awards

FLORHAM PARK, NJ April  25, 2019Kristine J. Feher, a Labor & Employment shareholder, and Rebecca Zisek, a Litigation associate, of global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s New Jersey office, will be honored at New Jersey Law Journal’s (NJLJ) Professional of Excellence Awards on June 12. According to NJLJ the awards recognize “lawyers who have left an indelible mark on the legal community in New Jersey and beyond through their unwavering dedication to the profession.”

Feher will be honored as a Mentor, a category for attorneys who “take those around them to the next level,” according to NJLJ. Zisek will be honored as a New Leader of the Bar, which according to NJLJ is for attorneys, “who bring both notable achievements and outstanding potential to the table.”

“We congratulate Kris and Becky on their significant accomplishments,” said Philip R. Sellinger and David Jay, co-managing shareholders of the firm’s New Jersey office. “They are both examples of the firm’s commitment to client service, attorney development, and community involvement.”

Feher focuses her practice on representing employers and managers in employment discrimination and wrongful discharge cases arising under employment laws. In addition, she litigates wage payment and overtime compensation claims (including class actions) under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state laws. She also has wide-ranging experience in breach of contract, emotional distress, fraud, and many other employment-related claims; and counsels franchisors regarding employment issues, including avoiding joint employer status with franchisees.

Zisek focuses her practice on litigation matters, regularly representing clients in class actions and other complex commercial disputes. She represents clients in a range of industries, including banking and financial services, hospitality, communications, and technology.

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 nationwide 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. 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, Workplace & Employment Counseling, 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’s Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice includes a team of more than 600 attorneys. The firm’s trial lawyers regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels. They work closely with in-house counsel to develop a strategy that best fits a litigation cost and proficiency model appropriate to the client’s unique needs and goals.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.