SAN FRANCISCO – April 25, 2022 – Shareholders Timothy Long and Philip I. Person of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP authored Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Employment Law Yearbook 2022.
The Employment Law Yearbook 2022, an annual PLI publication, “provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. employment law, highlighting significant case law, legislative changes, government agency actions, and other developments of the prior year.” Other topics include wage-and-hour laws and litigation, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and related developments, employee privacy law and privacy rights litigation, protection of trade secrets, family, medical, and military leave, and employment discrimination policies.
Long, an employment attorney ranked by Chambers USA and the Labor & Employment Practice leader of Greenberg Traurig’s Sacramento office, is also resident in the Los Angeles office. He has litigated a wide variety of national wage and hour employment matters, including exemption, incentive compensation, independent contractor, off-the-clock, meal and rest, pay practice, and Private Attorneys General Act claims. Long frequently writes and lectures on issues stemming from litigating complex employment matters, including class, collective, and representative actions.
Person, a shareholder in the firm’s San Francisco Labor & Employment Practice and co-lead of Greenberg Traurig’s California Wage & Hour Taskforce, focuses on representing employers in wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, trade secret misappropriation, non-competition, non-solicitation, and whistleblower claims. He also represents employers in labor and employment arbitrations. Additionally, Person counsels and advises clients on various employment issues and coordinates with executives and management to develop plans to mitigate employer risk. He also co-hosts The Performance Review, a California labor and employment podcast.
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: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 42 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: www.gtlaw.com.