American Lawyer Highlights Lathrop Gage Labor & Employment Practitioners


American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines will distribute "The Best Lawyers Annual Guide to Labor & Employment Law" to their combined readership next month, and the 2010 edition of this will include Lathrop Gage among the line-up of top labor & employment practitioners and law firms. The magazines will publish the findings of Best Lawyers' annual surveys of select attorneys in private practice and American corporations who were polled in 2009.

The "Labor & Employment 2010" guide will also be featured on Corporate Counsel's web site, and will be distributed at all American Lawyer Media events and industry trade shows through the end of 2010.

Lathrop Gage counsels and represents employers across the country in matters involving claims of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, unfair labor practices and other traditional labor matters, covenants not to compete and protection of confidential and trade secret information. The firm also represent employers in matters involving federal and state labor laws, union campaigns and elections, grievance and arbitration proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations, strikes and union contract interpretations. Members of the practice group have been elected Fellows in the College of Labor and Employment Attorneys, College of Tax Counsel, named respectfully as “Best of the Bar,” Chambers USA "Leading Lawyers for Business," Who’s Who in Law and participate in many other employment related organizations.

About Lathrop Gage:
A leading full-service law firm, Lathrop Gage LLP has approximately 300 attorneys in 11 offices nationwide – from Los Angeles to New York, New York. In 2009, Chambers USA ranked Lathrop Gage’s corporate, environmental, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and labor and employment teams among the best in their regions. For more information, visit