LOS ANGELES – March 1, 2019 – Mark D. Kemple, co-chair of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Labor & Employment Class and Collective Action Practice and leader of the Southern California Labor & Employment Practice, has been named a 2019 Employment Law Trailblazer by the National Law Journal.
The Employment Law Trailblazer award recognizes legal professionals who “make their mark in various aspects of legal work in employment law,” according to the National Law Journal.
Kemple is a Labor & Employment Litigation shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office. An experienced trial attorney, his practice weighs heavily in employment class and individual litigation, where he focuses on the defense of wage/hour class actions and individual employment claims. He also handles consumer class litigation, false advertising, and unfair competition. Kemple has handled disputes for companies of all sizes, and has tried numerous lawsuits and arbitrations throughout the United States. He has argued appeals in three federal circuits and several state courts of appeal, including in the California Supreme Court.
Kemple has also been recognized as a Law360 MVP for Employment Law; in the Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers in California by the Los Angeles/San Francisco Daily Journal, and listed for Labor & Employment Litigation by both The Legal 500 United States and The Best Lawyers in America.
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 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 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: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.