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Douglas Wigdor Selected to Benchmark Litigation’s Inaugural Top 20 Labor and Employment Litigators List

Wigdor LLP is thrilled to announce that Founding Partner Douglas H. Wigdor was selected as one of the top 20 labor and employment litigators in the U.S. by Benchmark Litigation!  In addition, Wigdor LLP would like to congratulate Firm Partners Jeanne M. Christensen and David E. Gottlieb for being recognized in the 2021 edition of Benchmark Labor & Employment.Benchmark Litigation is the only research guide in the U.S. to focus exclusively on the leading litigation law firms and lawyers.  Research is conducted through a combination of in-depth interviews with trial lawyers, dispute resolution practitioners and clients, as well as a review of recent casework handled by law firms.

Wigdor LLP is well known for handling cases of global interest in the areas of sexual harassment, sexual assault, employment discrimination and whistleblower retaliation.  The Firm has played a major role in advancing workers’ rights, having represented victims in numerous high-profile cases while advocating for broader policy changes that have reshaped the employment landscape over the last decade.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the attorneys at Wigdor LLP have worked tirelessly to advocate for marginalized groups who have faced mistreatment and abuse in the workplace.  Notably, the Firm currently represents numerous pregnant workers, immunocompromised employees, workers over 60 and other individuals who alleged they were pushed out of their jobs during the pandemic for unlawful, discriminatory reasons.  The Firm represents employees of all experience levels — from C-suite executives to minimum wage workers — and is well-versed in litigating employment disputes against many of the world’s largest and most powerful corporations in virtually every industry.

Wigdor LLP is proud to be recognized as one of the country’s most elite plaintiff-side employment litigation firms by numerous industry publications, including the National Law Journal, Chambers and Partners, the New York Law Journal, Law360, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, U.S. News – Best Law Firms, Super LawyersLawdragon and many others.

The hallmark of our practice, and our promise to you, quite simply is: Unparalleled dedication, commitment and integrity in all of our work.