Paul Hastings Recognized as One of Top Labor & Employment Litigation Firms by The American Lawyer

January 08, 2008

Leading Legal Publication Calls Firm Master of All Trades

New York, NY (January 8, 2008) For the third consecutive time, The American Lawyer has named Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings) one of the top labor and employment firms in its Litigation Department of the Year competition. Recognizing Paul Hastings as a master of all trades, The American Lawyer acknowledged the firms ability to win a wide array of labor and employment matters.

Paul Hastings is delighted to be recognized for our versatility of practice and superb record of large class action victories," said Seth Zachary, Chairman of Paul Hastings. "This award is a testament to the extraordinary team of employment lawyers who stand out among the best in their field and who consistently deliver successful results for their clients.

With 204 lawyers, Paul Hastings Employment Law Department has 16 subspecialities across 18 global offices. Last year the firm launched an employment practice in Chicago that fits its full-service model.

The American Lawyer, the nation's leading legal monthly publication, recognizes Paul Hastings and other firms in its January 2008 issue. Evaluations of the firms 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.

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. 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.

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 capital markets, finance and restructuring, intellectual property, international arbitration and dispute resolution, investment management, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, product liability, project finance, real estate, securities litigation and tax advisory services. For additional information, please visit our website at www.paulhastings.com.

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