Paul Hastings Attorneys Named Fellows of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
New York, NY (June 19, 2007) -- Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), whose top-ranked global employment law department is best known for successfully defending employers in high-stakes employment cases, is pleased to announce that Jon Geier and Carla Walworth, partners in the firm's Employment Law Department, have been elected as Fellows of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
This is a well-deserved recognition of Jon and Carlas legal expertise and reflects their high-standing among their peers, said Nancy Abell, Employment Law Department Chair. They join a long list of Paul Hastings attorneys who have been elected as Fellows and who exemplify the strength of our global employment practice.
Mr. Geier, a member of the Washington, D.C. bar, is now resident in Paul Hastings' new Chicago office, while Ms. Walworth, a member of the Connecticut bar, is resident in the firm's Stamford office. They are two of 19 current partners at Paul Hastings who are fellows of the College. Founded in 1995, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is a non-profit professional association that honors leading lawyers in the practice of labor and employment law and promotes achievement, advancement and excellence in the practice while providing a forum for discussion and collegiality among its Fellows.
About Paul Hastings Employment Law Department: Paul Hastings has one of the largest and most accomplished employment practices in the United States and abroad. It was named "Global Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year" in 2006 and 2007 by The International Whos Who of Business Lawyers. Chambers USA 2007 described the practice as an absolutely top-tier outfit and the premier class-action firm in the country. In 2006, The American Lawyer noted that "no firm has scored as many class action wins as Paul, Hastings." Many of the Departments partners have been elected to membership in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and/or American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, and 31 are listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Through its employment law attorneys in key capital markets around the globe,
Paul Hastings coordinates global employment and benefits strategies and solutions, as well as inbound and outbound immigration through its globally-acclaimed immigration practice group. The Department is frequently called upon by many of the worlds leading law firms to represent them in their employment law litigation and advice matters.
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is a leading international law firm with over 1,200 attorneys in 18 offices. The firm serves a diverse client base including many of the leading global financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies and offers deep capabilities in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate/M&A, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property, project finance, investment management, real estate, labor and employment and tax advisory services. For additional information, please visit our website at www.paulhastings.com.