WASHINGTON, D.C.– Jan. 29, 2021 – Johnine P. Barnes, shareholder in the Washington, D.C. Labor and Employment Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, appears on the cover of Lawdragon’s 15th Anniversary edition print magazine. The magazine features Barnes as one of Lawdragon’s 2020 “500 Leading Lawyers in America” and highlights her in a profile story spotlighting her career achievements and ability “to help clients make the best strategic choices.”
“Johnine is an incredible lawyer and leader, and we are thrilled that she has been featured in Lawdragon,” said Pamela J. Marple and Robert Mangas, co-managing shareholders of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. “Johnine not only walks the walk, she talks the talk; she is an exceptional attorney, with her finger on the pulse of employment issues and a keen awareness of putting clients first.”
Barnes, who has been recognized as one of the “Nation’s 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” by Human Resource Executive (2019) and as one of the “500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers” by Lawdragon (2020), has wide-ranging experience litigating, including first chairing jury trials, and defending claims of harassment, retaliation, discrimination, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract. Barnes is nationally noted as recommended for her counselling and compliance practice as well. Her practice focuses on client compliance with federal and state statutes governing employment and labor laws on bet the company issues. She has counseled and represented companies ranging in size from Fortune 10 to small family businesses, government agencies, and associations. In addition to her labor and employment practice, Barnes handles non-compete agreements disputes, contract disputes, trade secret matters, and international disputes.
Greenberg Traurig Vice Chair Lori G. Cohen was also included as one of Lawdragon’s 2020 “500 Leading Lawyers in America.”
About Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. Office: Home to a multidisciplinary team of lawyers and governmental affairs professionals, the members of Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office help clients of all sizes navigate the federal government. The team of lawyers and lobbyists provide strategic corporate, regulatory, and litigation assistance on Capitol Hill, in the board room and before administrative agencies, and federal and state trial and appellate courts. The D.C. office’s practice areas include governmental affairs; federal procurement and government contracts; global trade and investment; corporate, securities and financial services; health care and FDA; antitrust; energy; environment; real estate and hospitality; telecommunications; international arbitration; intellectual property; public finance; and employment law. Greenberg Traurig attracts clients from an array of sectors – from federal defense to energy, telecommunications to health care – and represents them before the U.S. Congress, federal agencies and regulatory bodies, and the entire U.S. court system.
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: 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