Two legal professionals from Reed Smith have joined Fisher Phillips’ labour and employment group in Pittsburgh,…
Two legal professionals from Reed Smith have joined Fisher Phillips’ labour and employment group in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Raeann Burgo and Erica Wilson have joined Fisher Phillips as of counsel and an affiliate, respectively, within the agency’s Pittsburgh workplace.
A longtime employment litigator and adviser, Burgo usually defends employers in discrimination and harassment instances involving one plaintiff, in addition to appearing on class and collective motion wage and hour claims and serving to purchasers to formulate office insurance policies to mitigate the chance of employment disputes.
Burgo has additionally lately suggested purchasers in relation to labour and employment issues arising because of the Covid-19 pandemic, in addition to guiding purchasers via numerous office legal guidelines comparable to these arising below the Household and Medical Go away Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
Wilson’s follow can also be employment litigation-heavy. She usually advises employers in relation to investigations and dealing with data arising the place regulation and expertise intersect. With specific information of e-discovery, forensic examination and information, she is ready to help purchasers in mitigating danger and forming efficient authorized methods within the office. She additionally has expertise in implementing arbitration and non-compete agreements.
Burgo and Wilson’s “practices complement our rising staff and add new consumer service choices to employers in Western Pennsylvania”, stated Fisher Phillips’ regional managing associate in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Christopher Stief, in an announcement.
James Glunt, who joined the identical follow final month, added that the brand new arrivals “are top-notch employment attorneys and modern drawback solvers” who deliver an “unmatched willpower to unravel their purchasers’ most urgent office challenges”.
The agency boosted its employment providing in Maryland in April, by hiring Letitia Silas from Jackson Lewis.
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