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Jackson Lewis Continues Growth in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., (March 10, 2010) – Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country’s largest and fastest growing workplace law firms, announced that Charles E. Williams, Jr. has joined the firm as a Partner in its Orlando office. Mr. Williams was formerly a partner with Littler Mendelson, P.C.

“Charlie is a wonderful employment law attorney who is held in very high esteem among his peers in Orlando,” said Orlando office Managing Partner Donald C. Works, III. “Getting someone of his caliber is testament to the growing reputation of Jackson Lewis in Florida and across the country. He will make a great addition to our team.”

An experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Williams has represented employers for over 25 years on a wide range of employment issues, including wage and hour matters; discrimination and retaliation claims; downsizing and reductions-in-force; and hiring, disciplining and terminating employees.

Mr. Williams is an AV-Rated Attorney, the highest peer-review rating in the legal industry, and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2007. He is a member of the Florida Bar Association and is admitted to practice law in the Northern, Middle and Southern Florida District Courts as well as the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court.

Mr. Williams received his law degree from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida.

About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law with over 600 attorneys practicing in 45 cities nationwide.  Jackson Lewis has a wide-range of specialized practice areas, including:  Affirmative Action and OFCCP Diversity Planning; Disability, Leave and Health Management; Employee Benefits, including Complex ERISA Litigation, Workplace Privacy and Executive Compensation; Global Immigration; Labor, including Preventive Practices; Litigation, including Class Actions, Complex Litigation and e-Discovery; Trade Secrets, Non-Competes and Workplace Technology; Wage and Hour Compliance; and Workplace Safety Compliance.  In addition, Jackson Lewis provides advice nationally in other workplace law areas, including:  Reductions in Force, WARN Act; Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations; Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Management; International Issues; Management Education, including e-Based Training; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Public Sector Issues; Government Relations; Corporate Diversity Counseling and College and University Employment Law and Compliance Issues. 

Additional information about Jackson Lewis can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com

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For more information, please contact:
Lara Hamm, Jackson Lewis
T: (212) 545-4031, E: hamml@jacksonlewis.com

Kara Dullea, Details PR
T: (864) 275-3331, E: kara@detailsdm.com