Phillip Berkowitz has joined the New York office of Littler Mendelson as a shareholder. He will serve as the US practice leader for the firms international employment and labour law practice group.
He joins from Nixon Peabody where he headed the international labour and employment specialty team.
Berkowitz conducts worldwide training for multinational companies on labour and employment matters, and is a frequent speaker before the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Japan Society and many other organisations. He also serves as vice-chair of the ABA’s Employment Law Committee (International Law Section).
He is adviser to numerous multinational and domestic companies in claims on a broad range of issues, including discrimination and harassment, wrongful dismissal and Sarbanes-Oxley whistle-blowing and retaliation.
“I am thrilled to have someone of Phil’s calibre join our firm,” says Marko Mrkonich, president and managing director of Littler, “he is a strong addition to our international employment team, and brings the strengths of one of the premier lawyers in the field to our practice.”
He appears in The International Who’s Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers.