PHILADELPHIA – Nov. 10 2022 – The Legal Intelligencer’s Young Lawyer Editorial Board now includes Labor & Employment Practice Group Attorney Adesola Adegbesan of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Philadelphia office. The publication recently announced its 2023 board membership.
“The firm is delighted for Adesola to take on this role,” said Curtis B. Toll, managing shareholder of the firm’s Philadelphia office. “Her work ethic, passion, and legal skills are not only admirable but assets that will serve the Young Lawyer Editorial Board and the Intelligencer’s readership well.”
Founded in 1843 by Philadelphia attorney Henry E. Wallace, The Legal Intelligencer touts itself as the oldest daily law journal published in the nation serving the Greater Philadelphia region. The Young Lawyer Editorial Board has a mission to help develop attorneys from all sectors of the legal profession and highlight pressing issues facing junior attorneys in society.
“I look forward to contributing to the thought leadership of my colleagues while gaining new perspectives and a deeper understanding of the challenges and triumphs we encounter across the legal profession,” Adegbesan said. “I thank the firm for their support of me in this role and I am excited to work towards progress for current and future practitioners.”
In her practice, Adegbesan defends corporate clients on matters involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and more. She also uses her litigation skills to handle liability matters with personal injury, and counsels clients and employers on workplace policies and procedures that are compliant with current state and federal labor laws.
An advocate for those with developmental disabilities, Adegbesan also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Arc of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia Office: Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office has grown from an initial three-attorney Public Finance Practice to include more than 60 attorneys whose practices include Real Estate; Litigation; Intellectual Property; Labor & Employment; Environmental; Government Law & Policy; Restructuring & Bankruptcy; White Collar Defense & Special Investigations; Corporate; Investment Management & Regulation; Immigration & Compliance; Health Care & FDA; and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents a broad range of clients in real estate, manufacturing, health care, financial, and insurance industries, as well as state and local governments, professional services, and energy firms. The office also is known for its pro bono work and community service/social action initiatives in the Philadelphia region.
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 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com.