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More than 270 labor and employment lawyers in 15 U.S. offices and 3 international offices

Winner, New Jersey Law Journal's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment (2012)

Named an "Employment Group of the Year" by Law360 (2010)

Ranked in Band 1 for "National Labor and Employment Practice" in Chambers USA 2011

Ranked in Band 1 for "National ERISA Litigation Practice" in Chambers USA 2011—noting Charles Jackson, Gregory Braden, and Brian Ortelere as leading individuals

36 labor and employment lawyers in Chambers 2011 listings—USA and Global

The American Lawyer magazine's Litigation Department of the Year—Labor and Employment Law Winner in 2006, Finalist in 2004, 2008, 2010, and 2012

Ranked #1 for Labor & Employment Law in Corporate Counsel's 2010 "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies"

Ranked #1 for Labor and Employment—2012 Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms

22 partners elected as fellows to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for ERISA Litigation, Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2011)

Four lawyers listed among the 100 most powerful employment attorneys by Human Resource Executive (2011)

Ranked National Tier 1: Employment Law—Management, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2010)

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10/28/14-10/31/14 2014 Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA
Matthew Howse, Zaitun Poonja, and Eric Sitarchuk, speakers
11/06/14 California Employment Law Year in Review: Part 2
John S. Battenfeld and Melinda S. Riechert, presenters
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09/30/14 Morgan Lewis Ranked as a “Powerhouse” in BTI’s Litigation Outlook 2015
Morgan Lewis has been named to the elite Complex Employment Litigation "Powerhouse" list and to the Class Actions and Torts Litigation "Powerhouse" list in BTI Consulting Group's Litigation Outlook Report 2015 .
08/26/14 Morgan Lewis’s Chicago Labor and Employment Practice Honored by The National Law Journal
The National Law Journal named the firm’s Chicago Labor and Employment Practice a Chicago Litigation Department of the Year Honoree in a special report published Monday.
08/25/14 Chicago Litigation Departments of the Year, The National Law Journal
The National Law Journal spotlights Morgan Lewis as one of the top labor and employment litigation departments in Chicago.
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Related Publications

10/13/14 Department of State Releases November 2014 Visa Bulletin
Bulletin shows severe retrogression of cutoff date in EB-2 India category; meanwhile, the cutoff date in all other employment-based categories will advance. EB-3 China will once again move ahead of EB-2 China.
10/10/14 DOL Issues Final Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Rule
Under Executive Order 13658, covered employees must be paid at least $10.10 per hour starting January 1, 2015.
10/02/14 New Developments in UK Employment Law
The changes affect the areas of antenatal appointments, equal pay audits, national minimum wage, Reserve Forces membership, whistleblowing, and shared parental leave.
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The Morgan Lewis Labor and Employment Practice strives for excellence in client service. For more than half a century, our lawyers have helped clients negotiate the ever-changing landscape of federal, state, and local laws that govern the workplace. We get to know you, your business, and your industry, and assist you in devising solutions to employment problems that affect the efficiency and productivity of your workforce.

No other law firm has Morgan Lewis's experience in dealing with virtually every type of labor and employment issue that confronts a business. Whether you are an emerging or established business, we partner with you to achieve a competitive edge in the full range of labor and employment law issues that affect your "bottom line."

From financial services to pharmaceuticals to entertainment – to name only a few – we understand your industry and its needs. From the conference room to the courtroom, we can help you with it all – employment counseling and single-plaintiff litigation, complex employment and employee benefits litigation, single-employer and industry-wide collective bargaining, Department of Labor matters, intellectual property disputes, and intricate employee benefits matters. Morgan Lewis lawyers have the experience that you need – and the commitment to excellence – to make it possible for your business to achieve its goals.