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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Mark Batten

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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Labor & Employment

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Mark Batten is a partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department and co-head of the Class & Collective Actions Group. He represents employers nationwide at all stages of complex employment litigation, including class and collective actions on wage and hour matters and discrimination claims. He assists clients with all aspects of employment policies and practices, including hiring, termination, leaves, accommodation of disabilities, and diverse civil litigation. He is also an experienced appellate attorney both in employment cases and other civil litigation,
handling appeals at all levels in the state courts and in the United States Courts of Appeals.


United States: Labor and employment

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Within: Leading lawyers

Mark Batten - Proskauer Rose LLP

Within: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Proskauer Rose LLP’s ‘exceptional’ team is ‘full of talented individuals’ and defends clients in a range of sectors, including legal, retail, sports, education, media, entertainment and financial services. The ‘outstandingElise Bloom - who heads the team alongside Joseph Baumgarten - Howard Ganz, Adam Lupion, Neil Abramson, Howard Robbins and Michael Lebowich are representing Major League Baseball and 29 clubs in a wage and hour putative class action brought by minor league baseball players. Allan Bloom represented Blue Hill Farm in a class action case filed by restaurant workers who brought claims for unpaid and improper tip pooling allegations. Bloom is also representing HSBC, alongside Steven Pearlman in Chicago, in various employment class and single-plaintiff actions. Pearlman and Keisha-Ann Gray represented MetLife in a putative nationwide race discrimination class action in the Southern District of New York. The team is also experienced in class action cases challenging unpaid internships. Key contacts also include the ‘brilliantBettina Plevan, Nigel Telman in Chicago, Howard Ganz, who co-heads the sports law group, Steven Hurd, who is co-head of the media and entertainment industry group, and Los Angeles-based Anthony Oncidi. Evandro Gigante, Gregory Rasin, Boston-based Mark Batten and Lawrence Sandak in Newark, who is co-head of the law firm practice group, are also noted, as are Kathleen McKenna, Zachary Fasman, Lloyd Chinn, senior counsel Harris Mufson. In Washington DC, Connie Bertram and Guy Brenner are key names, and other individuals deserving of mention are John Barry, who splits his time between Newark and New York, special employment law counsel Jurate Schwartz in Boca Raton, and senior counsel Rachel Philion. Named individuals are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

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