Memphis, TN, August 20, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Fisher & Phillips LLP announced today that 84 attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016®, including two from the Memphis office. The two local attorneys are Jay Kiesewetter, Senior Counsel, and Jeff Weintraub, Regional Managing Partner.
"We are honored to be included among such respected legal peers around the country," said Weintraub. "Jay and I and the entire Fisher & Phillips team are fortunate to work with great people on both a local and national level, all of whom deserve recognition for ensuring the firm provides solutions that work for our clients."
In his role as Senior Counsel, Kiesewetter devotes his practice to representing clients in the traditional areas of labor relations and employment law. He counsels employers in all aspects of union-free management and advises non-union companies facing organizing activity. Additionally, he represents employers in unfair labor practices and representational proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and the United States Courts of Appeals. Kiesewetter's national recognitions include rankings with Chambers USA's leading labor and employment attorneys and Mid-South Super Lawyers
As Managing Partner with Fisher & Phillips, Weintraub represents employers in jury trials and employment lawsuits, FLSA collective actions, labor cases and the like in all federal and state courts and agencies, various Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. His national recognitions include rankings with Chambers USA's leading labor and employment attorneys and Mid-South Super Lawyers. Weintraub was also recently appointed Chairman of the Small Business Council of the Greater Memphis Chamber.
About Best Lawyers
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. More than 79,000 leading attorneys are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers received more than 6.2 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
About Fisher & Phillips LLP
Fisher & Phillips LLP is a national law firm committed to taking a practical, businesslike approach to solving labor and employment problems for employers. Labor and employment law is all the firm does, offering broad knowledge and experience in the area of the law the attorneys know best. Fisher & Phillips attorneys help clients avoid legal problems, are dedicated to providing exceptional client service, and are there when you need them. The firm has 300 attorneys in 31 offices. In addition to Memphis, the offices are in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Gulfport, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.