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Lawrence Lorber

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Labor and Employment Department; Complex Discrimination Litigation Practice Group, Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group, Employment Law Counseling, and Government Relations.


As Senior Counsel at Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Lorber’s practice focuses on employment counseling and regulatory enforcement representation. He regularly advises and represents employers in regulatory and government enforcement, executive contracts, terminations and benefit issues. He is often called upon to testify at Congressional and regulatory hearings.


Member, D.C. and New York Bar Associations; Former Executive Assistant Solicitor of Labor, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor, Former Director, OFCCP; Board of Directors, Office of Congressional Compliance; Chair, U.S. Chamber of Commerce EEO Committee. Special Counsel U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable.


JD, University of Maryland School of Law (1970); BA, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (1967).

United States: Labor and employment

Workplace and employment counseling

Within: Leading lawyers

Lawrence Lorber - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Within: Workplace and employment counseling

Clients appreciate Seyfarth Shaw LLP for being ‘smart, creative, practical and for genuinely caring about getting the best quality’. The team has experience in advising on organizational change and developing innovative technology tools as well as in workplace discrimination and harassment counseling. Chicago-based David Baffa chairs the workplace compliance solutions practice group and is an expert on a variety of employment-related matters, such as workforce reductions and restructurings, pay equity and training. Senior counsel Lawrence Lorber in Washington DC is regularly engaged by the US Chamber of Commerce in connection with employment issues, including regulatory representation on pending rule making. Ellen McLaughlin, who is based in Chicago, assisted an automotive manufacturer in increasing productivity while staying compliant with federal and state laws. The firm also has a dedicated group advising on pay equity, which is led by Christine Hendrickson (recently promoted to partner) and Annette Tyman in Chicago. Lisa Damon in Boston has ‘detailed knowledge of the law and is pragmatic and unfailingly responsive’. Further notable practitioners are the ‘fantastic’ Daniel Waldman in New York, the ‘excellent strategistJon Meer in Los Angeles and Frederick Smith in Atlanta, who has a ‘great amount of experience to lean on’. In New York, William Perkins is well versed in the different forms of discrimination and harassment claims, while associate Joshua Seidman specializes in paid sick leave matters. Chelsea Mesa in Los Angeles has a ‘meticulous no-nonsense approach’. Scott Nelson was a new arrival in May 2018 in the Houston office, joining from Baker McKenzie LLP.

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