Posted October 21st, 2020.
October 15, 2020 – Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP today announced eleven of its lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Guide. The firm is among a handful nationwide with 10 or more lawyers listed.
This is the third year Lawdragon has published the 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Guide. Sanford Heisler Sharp has been represented in each of the previous editions.
“We are honored to once again have so many of our attorneys recognized for their excellence,” said David Sanford, Chairman of the firm. “Our work on behalf of low wage workers to C-suite executives has dramatically changed the workplace throughout the United States.
David Sanford, Chairman, and Jeremy Heisler, co-founder of the firm, both in New York, are in this year’s Guide in Employee & Civil Rights. Named partner, Kevin Sharp, who is also managing partner of the Nashville office, appears in the Guide for the first time for his work in Employee & Civil Rights. Ed Chapin, managing partner of the San Diego office was also selected in Employee & Civil Rights. The firm’s other lawyers re-appearing in the 2020 Guide are H. Vincent McKnight, managing partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C., in Employee Rights and Whistleblower Protection and Deborah Marcuse, managing partner of the firm’s Baltimore office in Employee Rights Litigation.
The six Sanford Heisler Sharp lawyers celebrating their first appearance in this Lawdragon Guide are Russell Kornblith in New York in Employee Rights and Whistleblower Protection; Andrew Melzer in New York in Employee & Civil Rights; Michael Palmer in New York in Employee & Civil Rights and Wage & Hour; Kate Mueting in Washington, D.C., in Employee Rights & Discrimination; Kevin Sharp in Nashville in Employee & Civil Rights and Saba Bireda in Washington, D.C. in Employee & Civil Rights.
Lawdragon’s editorial team selects the 500 best plaintiff employment lawyers for the Guide based on submissions, journalistic research and editorial vetting from a board of experienced employment lawyers each year.
“We are very proud to recognize the leading U.S. employment lawyers helping workers protect their rights.,” said Carlton Dyce Lawdragon’s Vice President of Business Development. “It comprises an indispensable list of heroic lawyers throughout the U.S. working to ensure workers’ rights are respected and fairly compensated – a big ask in a year that destroyed workforces around the globe and brought about change that is likely permanent in the configuration of the employment structure.
About Sanford Heisler Sharp
Sanford Heisler Sharp is a national public interest class-action litigation law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville, and Baltimore. Sanford Heisler Sharp focuses on employment discrimination, wage and hour, whistleblower, criminal/sexual violence, and financial services matters.
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