Philadelphia, PA, August 01, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Willig, Williams & Davidson, a Philadelphia labor, employment and workers’ compensation firm, is pleased to announce that managing partner Deborah R. Willig has been selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment by The American Lawyer magazine, an ALM publication. Selection was based upon her rating as an AV Preeminent® attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, a testament to her achievements and recognition from both clients and peers.
Willig has fought for the rights of working people and their families since she founded Willig, Williams & Davidson in 1979. As a labor and employment lawyer, she represents a wide range of labor unions including public school teachers, public health workers, firefighters, Teamsters, and orchestra musicians. Her work for both public and private sector unions includes handling contract negotiations, presenting interest and grievance arbitrations, and advising clients on internal union governance and staff matters.
“This country was built on the backbones of its workers, and representing their interests remains my primary focus,” Willig said. “At Willig, Williams & Davidson, ensuring that working men and women are treated with the respect they deserve is more than just a job, it is our calling.”
Willig has been recognized with a wide array of prestigious awards and honors including the Agent of Change Award from Women’s Way; the Sandra Day O’Connor Award from the Philadelphia Bar Association; the Labor Human Rights Award from the Jewish Labor Committee; the Vocational Service Award from the Rotary Club of Philadelphia; the Spirit of Life Award, City of Hope; the Jewish National Fund’s Attorney of the Year Award; and a Lifetime Achievement award from The Legal Intelligencer, an ALM publication.
The American Lawyer magazine delivers trusted reporting on specialized business news and information to more than 50,000 subscribers with a combined readership of 200,000. In an effort to assist people in their selection of qualified outside counsel and referrals, ALM is partnering with FORTUNE Custom Content to present Top Rated Lawyers in Labor and Employment. The special section will appear in a fall issue of FORTUNE magazine.
About Willig, Williams & Davidson – Willig, Williams & Davidson (www.wwdlaw.com) is one of the largest and most respected union-side labor law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, Media, Jenkintown and Harrisburg, Pa., as well as Haddonfield, N.J. Founded in 1979, Willig, Williams & Davidson focuses on representing labor unions, employee benefit funds and individual working people and their families on a variety of legal fronts, including national, regional and local contract negotiations; dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation; tax and benefit law compliance issues; discrimination and other employment matters; prepaid legal services for union members; and workers’ compensation matters in Philadelphia and beyond.