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Mara D. Curtis

Mara is a partner in the Labor & Employment Group. Mara's practice focuses on counseling and litigating wage and hour matters. She has extensive experience representing employers both in state and federal court, and has handled numerous putative and/or certified class actions alleging overtime, minimum wage, meal and rest period,…
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December 9, 2021
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Lorie E. Almon

Lorie's particular focus is litigation of complex claims, regularly defending employers in connection with their most challenging disputes. Lorie serves as lead counsel in discrimination class actions, wage hour cases and multi-district cases, chairing teams of attorneys across the country. She also defends high-stakes individual claims, including allegations of harassment,…
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December 9, 2021
Labor & EmploymentWomen

Lisa M. Kathumbi

Lisa Kathumbi represents and advises companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies, in a broad range of labor and employment matters arising under state and federal law and in denial of benefits claims arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). An experienced employment law litigator with…
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December 9, 2021
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Lindbergh Porter

Lindbergh Porter represents employers throughout the United States in all types of employment litigation, including: Class actions Discrimination and retaliation Wage and hour Wrongful termination and whistleblower He has represented employers in more than 50 individual and class action court, jury, and regulatory agency trials, and has handled more than…
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December 9, 2021
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Linda S. Husar

Linda is a member of Reed Smith's Labor & Employment Group. She represents employers in various labor and employment matters and specializes in cases involving wrongful discharge litigation, employment discrimination, Fair Credit Reporting Act claims arising out of criminal background checks and wage and hour class actions. Linda also counsels…
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December 9, 2021
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Laurie M. Riley

Laurie Riley is a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group. She focuses on employment litigation. Laurie defends employers in civil rights and other employment-related disputes, including litigation under federal laws, such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination…
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December 9, 2021
Labor & EmploymentLitigation

Kenneth J. Yerkes

Chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Department for two decades, and recently named to The National Law Journal's inaugural Employment Trailblazer's list, Ken Yerkes has spent over 35 years successfully fighting for his clients' rights and business objectives at the bargaining table, in arbitration and federal and state court,…
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December 9, 2021
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Julie A. Dunne

For more than two decades, Julie has represented leading employers and management, particularly in the retail industry, in a wide range of employment-related matters. She frequently defends employers in wage-and-hour class, collective and private attorney general representative actions under California laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Julie also…
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December 9, 2021
Labor & Employment

Jeffrey B. Jones

Jeffrey B. Jones is a highly experienced trial lawyer who represents employers on matters related to labor and employment. He has handled numerous proceedings before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. He has been active…
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December 9, 2021
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James N. Boudreau

James N. Boudreau is Co-Chair of the Global Labor & Employment Practice. He also Co-Chairs the firm-wide Business Continuity Amid COVID-19 team. Jim represents management in class action and complex employment litigation and devotes the majority of his practice to managing teams of attorneys and paralegals in nationwide class and…
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December 9, 2021