New York, New York (January 6, 2010) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm today announced that The American Lawyer has selected the firm as the Labor & Employment Litigation Firm of the Year.
The American Lawyer has chosen Paul Hastings for its accomplishments in trial wins, arbitrations and appellate work, with the firm maintaining a 12-1 record in court trials, and a 14-0 record in arbitrations during the time period of competition, January 1, 2008 July 31, 2009. The firm also stood out among its peers for its successful defense of clients in complex, multi-front class action suits.
Paul Hastings is delighted to receive this honor, especially during a time when employment law faces continually evolving challenges and regulation, said Seth Zachary, chairman of Paul Hastings. This is a remarkable achievement for the firms labor and employment lawyers, who represent the best in the industry and are committed to providing innovative legal counsel that delivers favorable results for clients.
The nations leading monthly legal publication, The American Lawyer recognizes Paul Hastings and other firms in its January 2010 issue. Firm evaluations were based on overall litigation record, arbitration achievements, pretrial, trial and appellate proceedings and noteworthy jury verdicts as well as client references and opposing counsel references.
The American Lawyer has named Paul Hastings as a winner or finalist since the competition began in 2004. Paul Hastings is the only firm to win the Labor & Employment Litigation Firm of the Year twice.
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.