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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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12/18/14 NLRB “Quickie” Election Rules and Other Developments
Charles I. Cohen, Joseph C. Ragaglia, David R. Broderdorf, and Kirsten B. White, presenters
04/12/15-04/15/15 40th Enrolled Actuaries Meeting, presented by the Conference of Consulting Actuaries Washington, DC
Gregory C. Braden and Althea R. Day, speakers
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10/29/14 Morgan Lewis Receives Cornerstone Award from Lawyers Alliance for New York
The award recognizes the firm for its commitment to pro bono business and transactional legal services.
10/27/14 Morgan Lewis Labor and Employment Partner Grace Speights Recognized by Washington Business Journal
Grace Speights, a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Labor and Employment Practice and head of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, will be recognized Tuesday, October 28, during the Washington Business Journal’s inaugural Greater Washington Legal Champions awards program.
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 .
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12/16/14 Department of State Releases January 2015 Visa Bulletin
Cutoff dates in the EB-2 India category remain severely backlogged, cutoff dates in EB-3 for the Rest of the World advance by seven months, cutoff dates for China advance by nine months, and EB-3 China is still ahead of EB-2 China.
12/15/14 NLRB Issues “Quickie” Election Rules
After an unsuccessful effort to implement new election rules in 2011, the NLRB has now re-issued election rules that would substantially speed up the existing union election process.
12/12/14 NLRB Gives Employees Right to Use Employer Email for Union Organizing
The much anticipated decision overturned the NLRB’s 2007 Register Guard decision and adopted a presumption that employees are entitled to use their employer’s email system to engage in Section 7 activity while on nonworking time, absent a showing by the employer of special circumstances that justify specific restrictions.
12/10/14 9-0 Supreme Court: Security Screening Time Not Compensable Under FLSA
The Court reversed the Ninth Circuit’s decision and found that waiting for and passing through security screening is neither employees’ principal activity nor integral and indispensable to their duties.
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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.