NEW YORK – Dec. 17, 2020 – Fifteen attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP were recognized as 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers. Only two other of the 150 firms represented had more overall attorneys. Greenberg Traurig was among the top three for number of female attorneys.
According to Lawdragon, the attorneys on this list were selected through journalistic research, submissions by firms and clients, and vetting by peers. The list was formerly published in conjunction with Human Resource Executive and known as “Most Powerful Employment Lawyers,” but it is now published in the Lawdragon 500 format.
The following Greenberg Traurig attorneys are recognized this year:
- Johnine P. Barnes (Washington, D.C.)
- Naomi G. Beer (Denver)
- Charles S. Birenbaum (San Francisco)
- James N. Boudreau (Philadelphia)
- Wendy Johnson Lario (New Jersey)
- Kate Kalmykov (New Jersey)
- Mark D. Kemple (Los Angeles)
- David Long-Daniels (Atlanta)
- Terence P. McCourt (Boston)
- Richard C. McCrea Jr. (Tampa)
- Kristen W. Ng (Northern Virginia)
- Laura Foote Reiff (Northern Virginia)
- Nataliya Rymer (Philadelphia)
- Martha J. Schoonover (Northern Virginia)
- Jonathan L. Sulds (New York)
McCrea, Ng, and Rymer appeared on the list for the first time. Sulds has also been a member of Lawdragon and Human Resource Executive’s coveted Hall of Fame list since 2018.
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, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations 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. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com.