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NEW YORK, NY (June 12, 2024) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2024 in the following areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: ERISA Litigation, Immigration, Labor and Employment Disputes, Labor-Management Relations and Workplace and Employment Counseling. The firm also received one Hall of Fame and three Leading Lawyers rankings.


The following attorneys were individually recommended for their legal prowess:

ERISA Litigation 
•    Stacey C.S. Cerrone – Leading Lawyers (New Orleans) 
•    Lindsey H. Chopin (New Orleans)
•    Michael E. Holzapfel (Monmouth County)
•    Phillip C. Thompson (Overland Park)
•    René E. Thorne (New Orleans)
•    Charles F. Seemann III (New Orleans) 
•    Howard Shapiro – Hall of Fame (New Orleans) 
•    Robert W. Rachal (New Orleans)

•    Michael H. Neifach (Washington, D.C.)
•    Otieno B. Ombok (White Plains) 
•    Amy L. Peck (Omaha) 
•    Nicola Ai Ling Prall (Raleigh)
•    Meredith K. Stewart (Boston)

Labor and Employment Disputes – Defense
•    John K. Bennett (Berkeley Heights)
•    Donald E. English, Jr. (Baltimore)
•    Kevin Lauri (New York City)
•    Patricia Anderson Pryor (Cincinnati)

Labor-Management Relations
•    Michael R. Bertoncini (Boston)
•    Alan M. Bayless Feldman (Phoenix)
•    Laura A. Pierson-Scheinberg (San Francisco and Baltimore)
•    Jonathan J. Spitz – Leading Lawyers (Atlanta)
•    Richard F. Vitarelli – Leading Lawyers (Hartford)

Workplace and Employment Counseling
•    Richard I. Greenberg (New York City)
•    Susan E. Groff (Los Angeles)
•    Tasos C. Paindiris (Orlando)

The Legal 500 assesses the capabilities of law firms across the globe through a comprehensive research program that is annually revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the global legal market. Its rankings highlight the practice areas of firms that offer the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The research is grounded in feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms, and interviews with prominent private practice lawyers, all conducted by a team of researchers with unparalleled experience in the legal field.

About Jackson Lewis    
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 1,000+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.    

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Jackson Lewis P.C. offices that are responsible for the content of this advertisement include New York, NY; Hartford, CT; New Orleans, LA; and Orlando, FL. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.