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Jones Day
CHICAGO, IL 60601-1692
United States

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

The team at Jones Day enjoys an excellent reputation for its labor and employment practice, which covers the full range of disputes arising in the field. It has a particularly strong track record in wage-and-hour class actions, age, race, and gender discrimination-related cases, and trade secrets disputes. Key clients of the group are McDonald’s, Verizon and Kraft Heinz Company. Elizabeth McRee in Chicago and Matthew Lampe in New York jointly lead the team, and are both noted for having a broad practice. Michael Gray is highlighted for his strong track record in single plaintiff and class action law suits. Atlanta’s Deborah Sudbury is a well versed contact in executive or Board-level investigations, while Wendy Butler in New York knows the FLSA well. Irvine-based Steven Zadravecz is experienced in civil litigation cases. Other names to note include Rick Bergstrom in San Diego, Alison Marshall in Washington DC, the Chicago-based Brent KnightMichael RossmanJonathan Linas and Efrat Schulman as well as in New York, Terri ChaseJacqueline Holmes in Washington DC and San Francisco-based associate Kelsey Israel-Trummel.

United States > Labor and employment > Workplace and employment counseling

Jones Day is noted for its comprehensive labor and employment practice, which is regularly sought out by clients from a variety of industries, such as healthcare, hospitality and media. It impresses with its close cross-office cooperation, which in particular adds value for companies with an international setup. The team, which is led by Michael Gray in Chicago and Matthew Lampe in New York, assists clients with everything from terminations, reductions and compensation systems to the development of compliance systems and policies. Chicago-based Elizabeth McRee is a specialist in wage-and-hour topics, while Michael Rossman regularly advises on litigation-avoidance strategies. In the New York office, Terri Chase is noted for her broad counselling practice and Martin Schmelkin is a key contact for finacial services firms. Lindsay HedrickBrian Jorgensen and Stanley Weiner are highlighted practitioners in Dallas. Atlanta’s of counsels Deborah Sudbury, who has a strong track record in board-level investigations, and Elaine Walsh are other names to note as well as Steven Zadravecz in Irvine and Joanne Bush in Houston.