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Initiative Legal Group

Initiative Legal Group is a 40-plus attorney law firm based in Los Angeles. ILG prosecutes class actions on behalf of employees, consumers, and others who have had their rights violated. ILG has the experience and resources to handle the most complex class actions, and we make the necessary investments to certify our class actions and maximize settlement value. Since 2006, we have won contested certification motions in 20 class actions and have settled 53 class actions. Visit Initiative Legal Group at Manta. Visit our website at www.initiativelegal.com/.

Cohelan Khoury & Singer

For over 25 years, Cohelan Khoury & Singer has represented plaintiffs in complex California litigation in San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Francisco, Alameda, and Sacramento counties, emphasizing labor and employment, overtime labor laws, overtime class actions, consumer, antitrust, and public interest cases. Visit our website at ckslaw.com/.

Public Justice

Our Mandatory Arbitration Abuse Prevention Project is the acknowledged national leader in the battle against corporate efforts to use arbitration to eliminate court access. Our victory in Ting v. AT&T was the biggest in the country against mandatory arbitration. We have had up to three lawyers working full-time on the project, battling and helping others to battle this pernicious trend. We’ve even written the book on the subject – Consumer Arbitration Agreements – now in its updated, fifth edition Visit our website at www.publicjustice.net/.

The Winebrake Law Firm

The Winebrake Law Firm believes workers pursuing their wage and hour rights are entitled to the same high quality legal representation enjoyed by big corporations. We also understand that workers have a right to be treated with the same level of professionalism, courtesy, and respect accorded to corporate CEOs. The Winebrake Law Firm goes to Federal Court to fight for workers who have been deprived of full regular pay and overtime pay in violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and similar state laws. Attorney Pete Winebrake has negotiated settlements in federal wage and hour lawsuits worth millions of dollars to American workers and their families. Visit our website at www.winebrakelaw.com/index.shtml.

Levy Ratner, P.C.

Levy Ratner’s record of successfully representing unions and working people places the firm at the forefront of the labor side advocacy movement. We offer comprehensive representation for our clients -- labor organizations, union leaders, workers, benefit funds, and political parties and candidates -- in the workplace, in arbitrations, at the bargaining table, before federal, state and municipal labor boards, and in the courtroom. Our skilled and experienced attorneys provide counsel that is proactive as well as responsive in order to help our clients engage their challenges at every level. Visit our website at www.levyratner.com/.

Kinoy, Taren and Geraghty, P.C.

Visit our website at ktglawyer.com/index.html.

Hogue & Belong

At Hogue & Belong, our attorneys will aggressively litigate your case. Hogue & Belong is an established law firm that fights hard on every single case, and for every single client. You’ll get the representation you deserve, and your case will get the attention it needs. Visit our website at hoguebelonglaw.com/.

Despres, Schwartz and Geoghegan Ltd.

For four decades, the law firm of Despres, Schwartz and Geoghegan Ltd. has been providing superior legal counsel to unions, employees, and other plaintiffs who have had their rights as workers violated. Known for their skill in complex litigation, the lawyers of Despres, Schwartz and Geoghegan, Ltd. are experienced advocates for a wide range of plaintiffs, and have handled numerous civil rights lawsuits as well as cases ranging from product liability litigation to actions under the False Claims Act. Located in the heart of the Chicago Loop, the firm is led by Thomas Geoghegan, an experienced labor litigator who has worked for the United Mine Workers and fought for union democracy within the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the United Steelworkers. Visit our website at www.dsgchicago.com/.

Qualls & Workman

In the last decade alone, Qualls & Workman represented over 100,000 employees in class actions to recover wages and expenses due from their employers. In the process of recovering millions of dollars for these employees, we were instrumental in causing nationwide corporations to change their practices to confirm with California and Federal law and to pay employees wages and reimbursements due. Visit our website at www.qualls-workman.com/.

Peterson, Berk & Cross

Peterson, Berk & Cross is a law firm that helps Individuals, like You, with these matters: Personal Injury Constitutional Litigation & Civil Rights Criminal Defense Employee Rights & H- Visa Worker Rights Family Law Your matter may concern a difficult opponent, perhaps a large organization or an unreasonable person. Peterson, Berk & Cross has a proven track record of helping individuals, like You, succeed. Visit our website at www.pbclaw.com/.

Krokidas & Bluestein LLP

Krokidas & Bluestein LLP provides legal services in the areas of public, non-profit and for-profit general corporate law, health and education law, real estate development, finance and property management, public and private civil litigation, labor and employment law, and social services law. Our firm is staffed by 20 attorneys, over half of whom are women, and is certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance Supplier Diversity Office (SDO) (formerly known as the State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA)) as a woman-owned business enterprise. Since Krokidas & Bluestein’s inception, we have maintained a strong commitment to working in the areas of public and non-profit law and in the provision of transactional and litigation services to public and non-profit organizations and institutions. To that end, we allocate more than half of our time to the service of public and non-profit clients. This focus informs and enhances our work for our for-profit clients as well as our public and non-profit clients. Visit our website at kb-law.com/.

Knapp, Petersen & Clarke

The law firm of Knapp, Petersen & Clarke prides itself on its creativity and accessibility in providing a wide range of legal services. We operate in flexible, interrelated practice groups — an approach designed to ensure the highest quality of service is delivered in the most efficient manner. Our goal is to work with our clients so that our combined experience and knowledge will further their business objectives. Visit our website at www.kpclegal.com/index.php.

Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.

Stowell & Friedman, Ltd. is a boutique law firm dedicated to plaintiffs’ civil rights litigation, challenging nearly every form of adverse employment action from failure to hire to lower compensation, harassment, denial of promotion and termination. Representing thousands of employees, the firm has recovered over $600,000,000 in damages for victims of discrimination and other unlawful conduct. Stowell & Friedman, Ltd. achieves this by drawing upon the vast knowledge, diversity, experience, creativity, and collaboration that exists within our firm. Visit our website at stowellfriedman.com/.

Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, founded in 1997, has become one of the nation's premier law firms. Today, with over 200 lawyers practicing in offices across the country, we regularly serve as lead counsel in the most significant and highest profile disputes in the world. While best known for landmark cases such as United States v. Microsoft, Bush v. Gore, and In re Vitamins, we represent some of the largest and most sophisticated organizations in the world when the results matter most. In less than a decade, we have won and saved our clients billions of dollars in trials, arbitrations, and settlements. We have been described by The Wall Street Journal as a "national litigation pow­er­­house" and by the National Law Journal as "unafraid to venture into controversial" and "high risk" matters. Visit our website at www.bsfllp.com/.

Berens & Miller, P.A.

Berens & Miller, P.A. is a law firm located in downtown Minneapolis that restricts its practice to civil litigation and resolution of disputes. The firm focuses on pretrial preparation, trials or other adversary proceedings such as arbitrations, and appeals. The firm has also represented parties in various types of regulatory proceedings and has conducted internal investigations on behalf of clients such as corporations and directors’ committees, including special litigation committees. Visit our website at www.berensmiller.com/.

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Founded in Philadelphia in 1904, Obermayer is one of the region's most respected law firms. Throughout our history, we have provided comprehensive legal services to a diverse client base, including Fortune 500 corporations, technology companies, prominent regional businesses, banks, insurance and lending institutions, hospital and physician groups, charitable and non-profit institutions, municipalities, public utilities, fiduciaries and individuals. Visit our website at www.obermayer.com/.

Rivkind, Pedraza, & Margulies, P.A.

The Miami Admiralty and Maritime trial lawyers of RIVKIND PEDRAZA & MARGULIES, P.A., have over 75 years of combined legal experience. The firm has an international reputation for dedication and excellence. It is an A/V rated firm with Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest rating a law firm can receive based on reviews by their peers. Passengers and crewmembers from around the world have sought the representation of our firm for all types of cases, including the specialty of Admiralty and Maritime Law, personal injury and wrongful death cases, sexual assaults/rapes, crimes aboard ships, medical negligence and disappearances. Visit our website at www.rivkindlaw.com.

Hagens Berman LLP

Based in Seattle, Washington, Hagens Berman LLP was founded in 1993 by Carl Hagens and Steve Berman with one purpose - to pursue the type of law that most interested the founders. This involved representing plaintiffs in class actions and multi-party, large-scale complex litigation and becoming engaged in cases that had the potential for having a positive impact on protecting the rights of investors, consumers, workers, innovators and the environment. Visit our website at www.hbsslaw.com.

Werman Law Office

Werman Law Office, P.C., is a labor and employment law firm that represents working people in individual, collective action and class action lawsuits in Chicago, in Illinois, and across the United States. Our lawyers are national leaders in advocating the rights of employees in workplace disputes and in litigating claims for unpaid minimum wages, overtime pay, and other owed compensation in lawsuits filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws. Visit our website at www.flsalaw.com/.

Newkirk Law Firm

The need to work is one of the most important aspects of American society, and through the practice of employment law, discrimination law, and civil rights law, we work to protect your right to be free from discrimination and harassment based on skin color, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex/gender, age, religion, national origin, pregnancy and disability. Newkirk Law Firm is an entity that protects the employment and civil rights of individuals through the practice of law. Visit our website at www.eastvillagecivilrights.com.

Hausfeld LLP

Hausfeld LLP is a global claimants firm dedicated to handling large and complex litigation matters on behalf of individuals, corporations and organizations in the areas of antitrust/competition law, human and civil rights, mass torts, environmental threats, securities fraud, and consumer protection. Visit our website at www.hausfeldllp.com.

Herron & Herron

For over 60 years, the Herron & Herron law firm has been recognized in the San Francisco Bay Area for its litigation and trial expertise, integrity, and commitment to helping people that have suffered personal injury and financial loss. Herron & Herron has specialized in representing the victims of workplace injuries and death, toxic chemicals, medical malpractice and defective products. The other significant area of the firm’s specialty is in the many diverse and complex areas of employment law. Visit our website at herron-herron.com/.

Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

At Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik, our California labor attorneys strive to maximize the settlement and ease the experience of you employment law claim. Our lawyers help employees recover the full amount of compensation they are owed for all of the time they worked and, in the process, put a stop to their employer's illegal pay practices. The workplace attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik has a long, successful record of aggressively protecting workers rights from our offices in San Francisco, San Jose & San Diego. Whether you are looking for a discrimination attorney, sexual harassment lawyer, or even a wrongful termination attorney, our employment law firm has the experience and expertise to represent employees in workplace issues. Visit our website at www.bamlawca.com/.

Andrus Anderson LLP

Truth, justice and accountability are the foundations of our great legal system. At Andrus Anderson LLP, we are dedicated to making these concepts a reality in the daily lives of our clients. Representing both individuals and classes of individuals, Lori Andrus and Jennie Anderson fight tirelessly to ensure that your rights prevail over corporate and governmental misconduct, greed and abuse. Visit our website at www.andrusanderson.com/.

Mansfield, Tanick & Cohen, P.A.

Mansfield, Tanick & Cohen, P.A. is a diversified law firm providing legal solutions to individuals, businesses, and organizations in the Twin Cities, throughout Minnesota, nationwide and worldwide. Based in downtown Minneapolis, the Firm is highly regarded for its considerable acumen in all facets of employment law and business law, its ability to orchestrate large-scale commercial transactions and highly regarded far beyond the borders of Minnesota for its results in class actions and complex civil litigation. Visit our website at www.mansfieldtanick.com/.

Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym

At Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, we represent individuals. We represent businesses. We represent governmental entities. We represent both not-for-profits and Fortune 500 companies. We represent our clients in litigation, negotiation, arbitration, mediation, transactions, commercial disputes, immigration matters and a broad range of regulatory and administrative proceedings. We are based in Chicago, but we represent clients and handle matters nationwide. Visit our website at hsplegal.com/.

Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C.

Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C. is a plaintiffs’-side employment and union-side labor law firm, whose attorneys have achieved national recognition for their work representing employees and unions in wage and hour, discrimination, and other employment-related litigation. We have tried many cases before juries and judges in federal and state courts, and we pride ourselves on our innovative and creative approaches to advancing workers’ rights. Visit our website at www.llrlaw.com/.

Moody & Warner, PC

Moody & Warner provides thoughtful and aggressive representation in all areas of labor and employment law. Our years of experience in the field enable us to provide effective representation to both employees and employers. Zealously representing clients on both sides of the issues gives us a unique and enhanced ability to do the best possible job for all of our clients. Visit our website at www.nmlaborlaw.com.

Working Hands Legal Clinic

Visit our website at www.workers-law.org/index.html.

Kator, Parks & Weiser, PLLC

Kator, Parks & Weiser, PLLC is a Washington, D.C. based law firm with a civil practice in employment law, and a special concentration on employment law involving Federal employees. The firm's team of attorneys are professional leaders and legal innovators, actively participating in legal organizations and bar associations. Visit our website at www.katorparks.com/.

Public Justice Center

The Public Justice Center is a nonprofit legal advocacy organization founded in Maryland in 1985 that seeks to enforce and expand the rights of people who suffer injustice because of their poverty or discrimination. We advocate in the courts, legislatures, and government agencies, and through public education and coalition building. Visit our website at www.publicjustice.org/about-us/index.cfm.

Equal Rights Advocates

Equal Rights Advocates is a nonprofit legal organization dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and education access and opportunities for women and girls. Visit our website at www.equalrights.org/.

The Bennett Firm

The Bennett Firm is an experienced trial law firm helping: * Children and adults who have been sexually abused * Those who have been sexually harassed in their workplace * Those who have been discriminated against by their employer because of their sex, race, age, religion or disability * People injured in auto or truck accidents * People who suffer injury from chemical or mold exposure as a result of the intentional or negligent conduct of others * Victims of medical or legal malpractice Persons assaulted or intentionally harmed by others * Families of loved ones whose deaths have been wrongfully caused by others Visit our website at www.meritbennett.com/.

Levy Ratner, P.C.

For more than 35 years, Levy Ratner has represented unions and working people. Our dedicated and experienced attorneys are committed to expanding workers? rights through union organizing, collective bargaining, litigation, and the political process. Through hands-on and individualized representation, and an unwavering commitment to social justice, we consistently provide our clients with progressive, high-quality, cost-effective representation. Visit our website at www.levyratner.com/.

Migrant Farmworker Justice Project

Established by Florida Legal Services in 1996 and funded by the Florida Bar Foundation, the Migrant Farmworker Justice Project is committed to ensuring that the full range of legal advocacy is available to the 300,000 farmworkers who work in Florida?s fields and groves through innovation, law reform, legislative and administrative advocacy, and class actions. Visit our website at www.floridalegal.org/migrant.htm.

Buckley & Klein

Buckley & Klein, LLP is one of Atlanta, Georgia?s oldest and largest law firms focused exclusively on representing employees?not employers?in labor and employment law. Whether you wear the bluest of collars, or you?re a C-level corporate executive, if you have a legal issue in your workplace?anything from sexual harassment to unpaid overtime to the need to negotiate a severance package or employment agreement?we are dedicated to protecting your legal rights and maximizing your rightful recovery, whether through a trial, mediation, arbitration, or a settlement of your claims. Visit our website at www.buckleyklein.com.

Gordon Law Group, LLP

Gordon Law Group, LLP is a leading Massachusetts employment law firm dedicated to employee litigation and advocacy, representing employees at all stages of their careers, from service workers to CEOs. We provide a full range of services including litigation, arbitration, mediation, contract negotiation and conflict resolution. Visit our website at www.gordonllp.com/.

Perez Law Offices

The attorneys of Perez Law Offices have successfully advanced the civil rights of individuals throughout California and the United States. We are not afraid to take on the tough case. We are California educated and trained trial attorneys. We know and understand the community. Visit our website at www.perezlawoffices.com/.

Newkirk Law Firm

Newkirk Law Firm, P.L.C. represents employees who have been denied equal employment, equal opportunity or who have been harassed at work based on their skin color, gender, age and other personal characteristics. Our firm is committed to the principles described on our home page. We work in cooperation with our clients to provide the strongest representation possible. Visit our website at www.eastvillagecivilrights.com/index.php.

Equality at Work

Visit our website at www.equalityatwork.org/.

Martin & Bonnett PLLC

High-quality and dynamic representation in protecting employee rights is the hallmark of Martin & Bonnett PLLC. As the preeminent plaintiff employment and pension law firm in Phoenix, we have gained a reputation for success in prevailing in cases against corporate employers and benefit providers from Fortune 500 to the smallest companies. Visit our website at www.martinbonnett.com/.

Scott Cole & Associates, APC

We advocate fairness for all workers. Our California law firm is devoted to employment law, specifically addressing: * overtime pay * unpaid bonuses and wages * meal and rest breaks * uniform or expense reimbursement * discrimination We focus on protecting your workplace rights and, as such, we do not represent employers. Visit our website at www.scalaw.com/.

The Law Offices of Jonathan Biddle

The Law Offices of Jonathan Biddle offers legal assistance and advises in the following area of employment law: * Investigation and resolution of employment disputes; * Negotiation of employment contracts and separation agreements; * Individual and class action wage and hour cases; * Litigation of employment case in Court and before a jury. We value most highly the trust given to our firm by those parties asking for our legal assistance. We pride ourselves in providing individualized attention to every client who retains our services. Visit our website at www.jonathanbiddlelaw.com/.

Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.

With twenty-two experienced attorneys, and offices in Cleveland and Painesville, Dworken & Bernstein is the largest law firm in the Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula county area, offering a full range of professional legal services. With its main office in Painesville and a second office in Cleveland, the firm represents businesses, individuals and families in litigation and transactions. Visit our website at www.dworken-bernstein.com/.

Jerry Gonzalez, PLC

It is the Bill of Rights and the 14th Amendment, specifically those rights dealing with the protection of insular minorities and the protection of those presumed to be innocent when charged by the government, that is the focus of my practice. Although I do occasionally take a medical malpractice or a personal injury claim, my focus, and the cases I am most interested in considering, are cases dealing with discrimination or mistreatment, either by government or employers or others in a position of power, especially those cases where such mistreatment has affected a large group of people. Visit our website at www.jglaw.net.

Law Offices of G. Martin Meyers, P.C.

Known for his long history of successes in complex cases, New Jersey lawyer G. Martin Meyers focuses his practice in Securities Law, Personal Injury, Defective Products, Malpractice, and Employment Law. Visit our website at gmeyerslaw.com/.

Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer

Over the last 30 years, Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer has become one of the most successful and respected personal injury, employment and consumer law firms in northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit our website at www.giccb.com/.

Steven M. Spiegel

This practice concentrates on representing clients in disability and employment discrimination matters in the metropolitan Washington D.C. area, nationally and in military service overseas. The firm is also available for environmental and general practice matters. Visit our website at www.spiegellaw.com/index.html#Home.

Pope, Berger and Williams

San Diego-based Pope, Berger and Williams provides employment law advice and litigation services to both employees and employers throughout California. We represent clients in a full range of employment law matters including wage disputes (individual and class actions), wrongful termination, retaliation and discrimination, sexual harassment, and executive compensation issues, as well as business disputes. Visit our website at www.popeberger.com/.

Silver Golub & Teitell

Our firm was founded in 1978 in Stamford, Connecticut, as a group of trial lawyers focused on providing trial and appellate advocacy at the highest level for individuals and businesses in state and federal courts. Our trial lawyers successfully litigate complex and significant cases in courts throughout Connecticut. Our cases have had a direct impact on health care procedures in many Connecticut hospitals and have influenced many areas of state and national law. The philosophy of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP is simple: To provide our clients with the finest representation possible, regardless of the effort and expense required. We prepare every case as if it were going to trial, and we put as much work into our pro bono cases as we do with any other case. The firm's lawyers are all dedicated to ensuring that individuals get the same high-quality legal representation that is available to America's largest corporations. Visit our website at www.sgtlaw.com/.

Stueve Siegel Hanson

At Stueve Siegel Hanson, our record of results in a broad range of complex business disputes and severe injury cases separates us from the competition. In cases that come from near our Kansas City law office, as well as in those from across the nation and across the world, our highly regarded lawyers strive for optimum results through efficient and effective legal advocacy. Over the last seven years our trial lawyers, groomed at large nationally prominent firms, have won over $200 million in damages for our business clients and recovered over $400 million in relief for individuals through aggressive litigation. This includes commercial actions involving antitrust, intellectual property, franchise, and employment issues, as well as personal injury, product defects, consumer issues, Fair Labor Standards Act, and other complex commercial litigation. Visit our website at www.stuevesiegel.com/.

Rajkowski Hansmeier Ltd.

Rajkowski Hansmeier Ltd. is a full-service law firm located in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The firm's practice emphasizes litigation, primarily in the areas of personal injury, product liability, insurance defense, employment, environmental, toxic tort, and commercial litigation. The firm also maintains a strong local practice which focuses on the areas of municipal law, administrative law, banking, business organizations, contracts, real estate, wills, estate planning and probate. The firm has attracted a loyal clientele by being responsive to client needs and providing quality representation at a reasonable cost. The firm's reputation is built on hard work and high integrity. It is the goal of each member of the firm to adhere to those principles that have made the firm successful. Visit our website at www.rajhan.com/.

Genet & Martinez

Genet & Martinez, PC specializes in offering quality legal services to our clients. Genet & Martinez, PC handles all issues associated with Criminal Defense, Divorce, Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Worker?s Compensation. Our goal is to provide competent, aggressive and effective legal representation tailored to meet your goals. Each case we handle is approached with diligence and attention to details. Choosing an attorney is a very important decision. Regardless of the type of legal services you may need, Genet & Martinez, PC has a lawyer to meet your needs. Genet & Martinez, PC offers this same quality legal service to the Spanish speaking community. Visit our website at www.genet-martinez.com/index.html.

Pyle Rome Ehrenberg

Pyle Rome Ehrenberg, PC (Pyle Rome) is a law firm exclusively devoted to the representation of employees and labor unions. We have a proud and distinguished history of representing private- and public-sector unions. The unions that we represent cover a wide range of employees ? telephone workers, health care employees, retail food and commercial workers, steelworkers, bus drivers, and federal, state and municipal employees, including firefighters and police. The firm also has a multifaceted employment practice that seeks to enforce workers' rights to fair wages and overtime. We are both personally and professionally committed to helping those who have experienced discrimination based on disability, race, age and sex discrimination; sexual harassment; family and medical leave problems; wrongful termination and many other employment-related issues. Our sole mission is to advocate for the rights and interests of working people; we do not represent employers or companies of any kind. Visit our website at www.pylerome.com/.

The Law Office of Patrick R. Kitchin

Our civil justice system is based on the idea that people who are injured by others deserve fair and just monetary compensation. While our legal system cannot mend broken bones or take away the pain felt by those whose civil right have been violated, it can and does right wrongs and promote fairness. Our civil justice system is based on a doctrine of fairness that embodies the legal maxim that ?there is no wrong without a remedy.? We are dedicated to obtaining civil remedies for our clients who have suffered injuries and injustices. Our clients are equal partners in the pursuit of justice and work side-by-side with us throughout the litigation process. Our goal is to obtain the highest recovery available for our clients. Visit our website at www.kitchinlegal.com/.

Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP

Maslon is almost equally divided between litigation and commercial attorneys. We are a firm with depth of experience in the principle areas of business and securities law, including mergers & acquisitions, financial services, bankruptcy law, and commercial litigation and arbitration. Additionally, Maslon offers an array of specialty service areas to support the needs of our commercial clients, including real estate, tax, estate planning, employee benefits, insurance, labor and employment, and intellectual property law. We have also developed nationally recognized specialties in the areas of construction law and appeals. Visit our website at www.maslon.com.

Sommers Schwartz PC

Since 1971, Sommers Schwartz, P.C. has been at the forefront, pioneering medical malpractice and birth trauma litigation, securing large awards and settlements for catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases, offering some of the region's best regarded labor and employment rights counselors and litigators, and helping small businesses and entrepreneurs stand up to big business with commercial litigation and intellectual property rights lawyers. Visit our website at www.sommerspc.com/.

J. Thompson & Associates PLC

The law firm of J. Thompson & Associates PLC represents clients in a variety of complex litigation matters. We specialize in federal multidistrict (MDL) and state and national class action cases. We regularly work on cases involving consumer protection laws, RICO, antitrust and unfair competition laws, breach of contract and commercial disputes, wage and hour violations (FLSA), environmental pollution, patent infringement, and qui tam claims (False Claim Act and whistle blower cases). Visit our website at jta-law.com/Home_Page.html.

Getman Law Office

The Getman Law Office helps employees get all the wages they are owed by law. We handle overtime, minimum wage, commission, contract and other wage issues. We do not represent employers. Ever. We represent employees working throughout the U.S. We regularly sue multinational and Fortune 500 companies. We handle class actions, collective actions and individual cases. We have recovered millions of dollars of pay wrongfully withheld from employees. Visit our website at www.getmanlaw.com/.

Halunen and Associates

Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and fairness, and being an individual or a small entity in a world of "big business" doesn't change that. The attorneys at Halunen & Associates work hard day in and day out to protect the rights of the little guy, the underdog, the workers and consumers of our country who are entitled to fair treatment under the law. You have rights! And we're here to help make sure justice is done. Visit our website at www.halunenlaw.com/index.php.

Bendich, Stobaugh & Strong

Public employees and other workers throughout Washington State have a valuable ally in the Seattle class action law firm of Bendich, Stobaugh and Strong, P.C. Attorneys and law firm founder Judith E. Bendich, David F. Stobaugh, and Stephen K. Strong have brought successful claims and class action lawsuits on behalf of "temporary" employees, community college instructors, State employees, university faculty, King County employees, Microsoft employees, immigrant workers, and people who received erroneous parking tickets. Visit our website at www.bs-s.com/.

Attorney Lauren Scholnick on Common Law Protection and Wrongful Termination

Lauren Scholnick graduated from Stanford University in 1988 and received her JD from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1995. A founding member of Strindberg and Scholnick, LLC, she currently serves as on the Utah Legal Services' Board of Trustees and on the Utah Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors and Executive Board. According to her firm biography, "Her one character flaw is that she is die-hard Chicago Cubs fan!" Visit our website at www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/10513/interview-lauren-scholnick.html.

Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan: Challenging Corporate Power and Tips Abuse

LawyersandSettlements' interview with Shannon Liss-Riordan, a partner in the labor, employment, and class action law firm of Pyle, Rome, Lichten, Ehrenberg & Liss-Riordan, P.C. was delayed a day. That's because Liss-Riordan had to be in court for the verdict in a Massachusetts tips case taken against American Airlines. It was the first thing she mentioned when we reached her the next morning, so we took it from there. Visit our website at www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/10398/shannon-liss-riordan.html.

Attorney Laura L. Ho on a Large-scale California Class Action

Laura L. Ho is a partner in Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen and Dardarian (GDBBD), a California firm practicing in a broad range of public interest class actions. A 1991 graduate of the University of Washington, Ho received a JD from the Yale University School of Law in 1994. Recently, as co-lead counsel in a California state class action against Starbucks, she gained an award of over $105 million in damages for unpaid tips for over 120,000 past and present baristas. Visit our website at www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/10336/laura-ho-interview.html.

Spriggs Law Firm

The firm was established in 1971. Over the past 30 years more than 90% of the firm's time has been spent representing individuals in civil rights actions, the majority in class actions. The primary emphasis has been on representing employees who have been discriminated against based on race, gender, pregnancy, and age. The kinds of illegal practices challenged have been discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, sexual and racial harassment, and unequal pay. Visit our website at www.spriggslawfirm.com/.

Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, PC

At Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, PC, our attorneys represent individuals, businesses, and insurance companies in complex litigation, representing clients in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest and the United States. Visit our website at www.fwpclaw.com/.

Burr & Smith, L.L.P.

The goal of each lawyer at Burr & Smith, L.L.P. is to positively impact the lives of as many people as possible by offering proficient and focused legal representation of the highest quality. We believe we can best accomplish this goal by representing plaintiffs who are suing on behalf of themselves and all others who have experienced similar violations of their rights. This is why our attorneys focus on complex public interest class action litigation, collective and multi-party actions. Visit our website at www.burrandsmithlaw.com/.

Grant & Eisenhofer

Leading securities and corporate governance law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., is adding False Claims Act qui tam whistleblowers and complex worker class action litigation to its existing practice areas. At the same time, the firm announced the opening of a Washington, DC office with the addition of two DC-based attorneys, Reuben A. Guttman and Ann Lugbill, who bring extensive experience representing whistleblowers and workers in False Claims matters. Visit our website at www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/grant--eisenhofer-adds-false-claims-whistleblowers-practice,319414.shtml.

Eric Deters

Visit our website at www.ericdeters.com/index.htm.

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP

Based in Seattle, Washington, Hagens Berman LLP was founded in 1993 by Carl Hagens and Steve Berman with one purpose - to pursue the type of law that most interested the founders. This involved representing plaintiffs in class actions and multi-party, large-scale complex litigation and becoming engaged in cases that had the potential for having a positive impact on protecting the rights of investors, consumers, workers, and the environment. Since then, the firm has stayed true to that purpose and become one of the nation's leading firms in these fields, earning an international reputation for excellence and innovation. Visit our website at www.hagens-berman.com.


Our attorneys have extensive trial experience in discrimination cases. We have successfully litigated claims of age, sex, disability, and race discrimination. Our track record includes the successful pursuit of fair employment and fair housing claims on behalf of multiple plaintiffs as well as national class-action litigation. Visit our website at www.miller-obrien.com/.

Soule, Bradtke & Lambert

Soule, Bradtke & Lambert is a law firm concentrating in civil litigation. The firm specializes in federal court litigation, including class actions in areas such as employment discrimination, fair housing and securities law. The firm also has substantial experience in commercial litigation, subsidized housing law and educational law. Visit our website at www.soulebradtkelambert.com/.

Bennett & Kosh

Bennett & Kosh is an experienced trial law firm helping: * Children and adults who have been sexually abused * Those who have been sexually harassed in their workplace * Those who have been discriminated against by their employer because of their sex, race, age, religion or disability * People injured in auto or truck accidents * People who suffer injury from chemical or mold exposure as a result of the intentional or negligent conduct of others * Victims of medical or legal malpractice Persons assaulted or intentionally harmed by others * Families of loved ones whose deaths have been wrongfully caused by others Visit our website at www.meritbennett.com/.

The Tinkler Law Firm

The Tinkler Law Firm is an experienced law firm helping people who have suffered physical or emotional injury as a result of the negligence or intentional conduct of others. The Tinkler Law Firm helps those who have been sexually abused or sexually harassed, suffered employment discrimination (sex, race, age, religion or disability), been damaged as a result of professional, medical or nursing home malpractice, or suffered injuries resulting from exposures to chemicals, pesticides, mold or other environmental toxins. Visit our website at tinklernm.com/.

Roxanne Conlin & Associates, P.C.

Roxanne Conlin has devoted her law practice in Des Moines, Iowa to representing people who have been injured by others, whether by discrimination, products, doctors or vehicles and has gained national attention, the respect of her peers in the process. The attorneys and staff at Roxanne Conlin & Associates share Roxanne's commitment to pursuing justice on behalf of individuals who have suffered a legal wrong. A lifelong advocate of civil rights, Roxanne is proud to have her office in the historic Edna Griffin building in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. As a teenager, she worked as a waitress at the very lunch counter where Ms. Griffin, "Rosa Parks of Des Moines, Iowa" staged her protests over racial discrimination. Visit our website at www.roxanneconlinlaw.com/.

Davis, Cowell & Bowe

Davis, Cowell & Bowe continues a 60-year tradition of representing workers and labor organizations. DCB's founding partners began representing unions as far back as the late 1930's. Today DCB combines a union-side labor law practice with expertise in civil liberties and constitutional law to serve a diverse client base. DCB represents workers, consumers and shareholders in class action lawsuits involving sex and race discrimination, retiree benefits, antitrust and consumer issues. Proud of its roots, DCB focuses on developing innovative, effective tactics and strategies to expand and defend workers' rights. We believe that workers and their organizations must claim their role as the moving forces in society and the economy, not simply the objects of corporate strategy. Visit our website at www.daviscowellandbowe.com/.


Our attorneys have extensive trial experience in discrimination cases. We have successfully litigated claims of age, sex, disability, and race discrimination. Our track record includes the successful pursuit of fair employment and fair housing claims on behalf of multiple plaintiffs as well as national class-action litigation. Visit our website at www.miller-obrien.com/.

Cotchett, Pitre, Simon & McCarthy

Cotchett, Pitre, Simon & McCarthy, based on the San Francisco Peninsula for nearly 40 years, engages exclusively in litigation. The firm's dedication to prosecuting or defending socially just actions has earned it both a national and statewide reputation. With offices in Burlingame, Los Angeles and the Washington D.C. area, the core of the firm is its people and their dedication to principles of law, their work ethic and commitment to justice. Visit our website at www.cpsmlaw.com/index.shtml.

Hadsell Stormer Keeny Richardson & Renick LLP

HSKRR is one of the largest and oldest civil rights and employment law firms in the nation. Located in the greater Los Angeles area, we represent clients across the state and across the globe in a wide array of practice areas: Employment Law; Wage and hour; Whistleblower; Consumer protection; International Human Rights; Slumlord/Housing Discrimination; Police Misconduct; Constitutional Right Visit our website at www.hskrr.com/.

Sanford, Wittels & Heisler, LLP

Sanford, Wittels & Heisler, LLP represents plaintiffs in state, federal and administrative employment law cases alleging harassment or discrimination based on race, gender, disability, pregnancy, religion, retaliation and unpaid overtime/wages. The attorneys at Sanford, Wittels and Heisler, LLP have reached multi-million dollar settlements in numerous cases throughout the United States. Visit our website at www.nydclaw.com/homepage.shtml.htm.

The ERISA Law Group

The ERISA Law Group is a California insurance law firm representing clients who have claims against insurance companies for long term disability benefits, life insurance benefits, or compensation based on bad faith conduct of their disability insurer. We can help you if you are filing your first disability claim, want to appeal a denial of your long term disability claim, want to appeal a termination of your long term disability benefits, or want to file a lawsuit against your disability insurance company. Visit our website at www.theerisalawgroup.com/index.html.

James & Hoffman

James & Hoffman is a Washington, D.C. based law firm with a nationwide litigation practice and a special focus on effective resolution of labor and employment disputes. Small and collegial by design, our firm is made up of hands-on advocates with decades of experience in handling complex and precedent-setting matters, and a strong commitment to social justice. James & Hoffman has a proven record of providing high quality, creative, personalized and cost effective representation to our varied institutional and individual clients. Visit our website at www.jamhoff.com/index.html.

Altshuler Berzon LLP

Altshuler Berzon LLP is a San Francisco law firm that specializes in labor and employment, environmental, constitutional, campaign and election, and civil rights law. Although most of our cases are in federal and state courts in California, we appear regularly in courts throughout the country and before the National Labor Relations Board. Visit our website at www.altshulerberzon.com/index.htm.

Lee & Braziel

Lee & Braziel, LLP is a law firm that helps employees obtain the unpaid wages, overtime, and other benefits to which they are entitled. We invite you to contact us to discuss any potential claim for overtime or unpaid wages you may have. We litigate claims throughout Texas and across the country. Visit our website at www.overtimelawyer.com/.

Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian

Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, formerly known as Saperstein, Goldstein, Demchak & Baller, is a California law firm which represents plaintiffs in complex and class action litigation, including civil rights, employment discrimination, wage and hour, disability access, environmental, consumer, and other public interest class actions. Goldstein, Demchak was founded in 1972, is one of the most successful private plaintiffs' public interest firms in the country, and effective January 1, 2005, became a majority female-owned firm. We have a national practice and have litigated class action lawsuits throughout the United States, as well as in California. Many of the partners have been recognized for their professional skill and achievement by being named in Law & Politics' August 2006 selection of Northern California "Super Lawyers." Visit our website at www.gdblegal.com/.

Dickson - Ross

Visit our website at www.dicksonross.com/sys-tmpl/door/.

Rukin, Hyland & Doria

The San Francisco employment lawyers at Rukin Hyland & Doria are dedicated to representing employees in connection with their workplace concerns. Our expertise runs the gamut, from individual and class actions lawsuits involving claims for employment discrimination, harassment and unpaid overtime to executive-level contract negotiations and advice work. Our lawyers also advise and represent employers with respect to employment law issues. Visit our website at www.rhddlaw.com/.

The Impact Fund

The Impact Fund is a public foundation dedicated to providing representation, technical assistance and funding for complex, public interest litigation. Through our grants, trainings, and programs, we seek to address systemic problems of social and environmental injustice, human and civil rights and poverty. The Impact Fund's Equal Justice Litigation Program provides direct litigation support as co-counsel and amicus counsel in public interest, class action cases. Our legal team provides advice and counseling on procedural, trial, settlement, attorneys fees and related issues that arise in large scale, public interest litigation, such as class actions. We also conduct training programs and conferences. Visit our website at www.impactfund.org/.

Rose and Rose

Rose & Rose, P.C. is a small firm that provides top quality legal representation. We are committed to two things. First, a small firm ? this small firm -- can achieve big results. Second, we treat our clients as we would want to be treated if we were clients. We have fought large corporations and government agencies and won. We have stuck with strong cases, no matter how much time and effort it has taken to resolve them. Our clients are individuals, groups and organizations. We represent them in federal and state court trials, appeals, arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings. Visit our website at www.roselawyers.com/.

Stowell & Friedman

Visit our website at stowellandfriedman.com/.

Mehri & Skalet

Mehri & Skalet believes that powerful institutions and corporations are not above the law and must be held accountable for their actions. This belief inspires our work and informs our practice. Whether the target is deceptive sales practices or unfair employment practices, M&S uses the legal system to correct the imbalance of power that often favors big business over private citizens. In cases ranging in focus from consumer protection to civil rights to corporate fraud, we are tenacious, creative and public-spirited in our approach to legal work. Visit our website at www.findjustice.com.

Outten & Golden

Outten & Golden LLP is a 25+ attorney New York City firm that represents only employees in a wide variety of employment matters. O&G's Class Action Practice Group has represented tens of thousands of employees nationwide with claims of systemic race discrimination, gender discrimination, unpaid overtime and minimum wage, tip misappropriation, unlawful wage deductions, and WARN Act violations. O&G's other practice groups represent individuals with employment issues including discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower claims, and severance and contract negotiations. Visit our website at www.outtengolden.com/. Visit our website at www.outtengolden.com/.

Donovan Searles

Donovan Searles, LLC, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a law firm dedicated to providing first class litigation services to institutional and individual investors, pension funds, hedge funds, consumers and small businesses. The firm's nationwide practice focuses on securities litigation, corporate governance matters, class actions, shareholder rights, consumer litigation and cases against financial service providers, including banks, mortgage servicers, consumer debt collectors, consumer reporting agencies (credit bureaus) and credit card issuers. Visit our website at www.donovansearles.com.

Anticouni & Associates

Anticouni & Associates is the oldest and foremost employment law firm on California's Central Coast. With offices located in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, the firm has successfully handled more than 2,000 litigation and administrative employment matters since 1979. Its expertise ranges from class action cases on behalf of thousands of employees to individual sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination cases, whistleblower claims, and wage and hour matters. The firm only handles employment cases on behalf of employees and employers. Visit our website at www.anticouni.com.

Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, is a sixty-plus attorney law firm with offices in San Francisco, New York and Nashville. We are among the largest law firms in the United States that only represent plaintiffs. A strong, principled sense of social responsibility drives us. Since our founding in 1972, we have been committed to achieving justice for investors, consumers, employees, patients, and small business owners, promoting safer products and fair competition, protecting our environment, and remedying violations of the civil rights of citizens worldwide. Our comprehensive and diverse practice is unique among plaintiffs' law firms. Visit our website at www.lieffcabraser.com.

Rudy, Exelrod & Zieff

Rudy, Exelrod & Zieff, LLP strives to be the best law firm in the country specializing in the representation of employees. We offer our clients exceptional depth of experience, unwavering commitment to excellence, and the resource to win major cases. Our focused expertise and dedication to representing employees in the courtroom and at the negotiating table has achieved landmark verdicts and settlements for our clients in both individual and class action employment cases. Visit our website at www.reztlaw.com/.

Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson

Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson P.C. is a national law firm that represents plaintiffs in ERISA employee benefit and pension litigation, Civil Rights litigation, and Wage and Hour Overtime litigation. Founded in 1983, the firm’s longstanding commitment to excellence in protecting employee rights has resulted in successful litigation of landmark cases that have changed the employee benefit and employment practices of major companies, restored lost benefits and wages to hundreds of thousands of employees, and established important legal precedents on behalf of employees, disabled employees, and retirees. Visit our website at www.lewisfeinberg.com.

Kesluk & Silverstein

At the labor law firm of Kesluk & Silverstein our attorneys and staff are dedicated to utilizing all available and necessary resources including nearly four decades of combined legal experience to achieve fair, just, and desirable resolutions to disputes that occur in some of the most critical areas of employment law. We are highly qualified labor law attorneys who understand the importance of feeling comfortable in the workplace?especially when feeling comfortable means being free from fear caused by working for an abusive supervisor, being fired for an injury suffered on the job, or for some other illegitimate cause. In an ideal world there would be no need to retain the services of a labor attorney to protect the rights of hard working employees, but our clients can be sure that when that need arises we are available to advocate for their protection on the job. Visit our website at www.californialaborlawattorney.com/.

Nichols Kaster, PLLP

At Nichols Kaster, PLLP, we understand that finding the right attorney can be difficult. Whether you are looking for employment attorneys, sexual harassment lawyers or class action attorneys, we offer you the services of expert and experienced attorneys in all these legal areas. Skill and professionalism are just as important as the ability to connect on a personal level. Our lawyers and attorneys have distinguished themselves as successful, experienced advocates who are committed to achieving the best possible results for their clients. They listen to their clients and strive to understand individual interests and needs. With offices in Minneapolis and San Francisco focused on representing employees in cases involving employment law and workplace discrimination, clients who choose our services can rest assured that they will receive the effective representation they need and the personal attention they deserve. Visit our website at www.nka.com.

Popham Law Firm

The Popham Law Firm was founded in 1918, and has been a familiar name in high level trial and appellate work in the Kansas City legal community ever since. The Popham Law Firm has long been considered one of the leading trial firms in the greater Kansas City area, with its attorneys focusing on trial practice in the areas of medical malpractice, employment discrimination, workers' compensation and catastrophic personal injury. Visit our website at www.pophamlaw.com/.

Thierman Law Firm

Since 1980, the Thierman Law Firm has generally limited its practice to traditional labor relations and employment law. From prevailing wage cases, employee benefit cases, minimum wage cases, and union organizing, our firm has appeared as counsel in over 70 reported court and administrative decisions, an amazing number of reported cases considering the size our firm. Approximately six years ago, our firm started a trend by using class actions and claims for unfair competition to seek redress of traditional labor law violations on behalf of non-traditional production workers. We have obtained the largest and second largest settlements for class actions overtime claims in the State of California. We have also attained many smaller victories for high tech and white collar workers. Visit our website at www.laborlawyer.net/.

Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll

For over 37 years, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC has been a pioneer in plaintiff class action lawsuits on behalf of victims of such abuses. By creating a group or class, individuals join to fight companies in court and enhance their ability to fight corporations who often have larger resources. As one of the premier firms in the country handling major complex class actions, Cohen Milstein, with more than 50 attorneys and offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and London, is a firm that specializes in cases concerning: Antitrust; Securities Fraud/Investor Protection; Civil Rights & Employment; Consumer Protection; Employee Benefits; Unsafe Drugs & Environmental Health Threats; International Antitrust, Securities, Human Rights and Unsafe Drugs & Environmental Health Threats. Visit our website at www.cmht.com/.

Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis

Since 1985, Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis has established a tradition of excellence in discrimination, consumer protection, and employment law. From its formation, the firm has risen to prominence in pursuing ?ground breaking? legal issues in individual and class action suits leading the way in shaping new laws protecting and benefiting people who have been victims. We are also nationally recognized for our expertise in representing consumers in a wide range of civil disputes from individual lawsuits to complex class action litigation. Visit our website at www.wcqp.com.

Sprenger + Lang

Sprenger + Lang has a long history of achieving our clients' goals no matter how formidable the obstacles or opposition. With experience in a wide assortment of high stakes litigation, contract negotiations and client counseling situations, our tenacious, creative and resourceful attorneys and professional staff deliver results. Our unyielding client advocacy extends from the courtroom to the boardroom. Our national reputation for achieving results for our clients is based on professionalism, substantial knowledge and experience in our practice areas, and integrity. We look forward to every opportunity to assist our clients in beating the odds and achieving results. Visit our website at www.sprengerlang.com.

Schneider & Wallace

Schneider & Wallace is a dedicated group of California trial lawyers committed to continuing the work of the civil rights movement through individual and class action litigation. For over a decade, we have handled matters in the areas of: Class Actions; Employment Discrimination; Failure to Pay Wages / Overtime / Commissions; Sexual Harassment and Abuse; Pregnancy Discrimination and Harassment; Disability Rights (ADA); Deaf Rights; Access to Education; Consumer Protection / Consumer Fraud; Whistleblower Claims; Dangerous Products, Medical Devices or Drugs; Serzone Injuries; Vioxx Injuries; and Securities Fraud. Our emphasis is protecting the rights of individuals through the unrelenting prosecution of civil lawsuits against corporate and governmental wrongdoers. We have a proven record of success. Our partners have tried numerous individual and class action lawsuits in both Federal and State court and are frequent lecturers in the area of civil rights litigation. Visit our website at www.schneiderwallace.com.

Brown, Goldstein & Levy

Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP is a Baltimore-based law firm devoted principally to litigation. We initially earned a reputation as Maryland?s leading civil rights firm, after successfully bringing many high-profile constitutional and civil rights cases. We?ve built on that experience and are now recognized among Maryland's leading litigation firms, having won significant victories for both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of complex and high-stakes cases and appeals. We are proud of what we have accomplished and take great satisfaction in making sure our clients are well served. Visit our website at www.browngold.com/.

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