No firm has a more prominent position at the leading edge of labor and employment law. With a Labor and Employment Practice Group that covers a complete range of matters, we are known for our unsurpassed ability to help the world's preeminent companies tackle their most challenging labor and employment matters. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher was named an Employment Practice Group of the Year for 2012 – 2016 by Law360, which also named Gibson Dunn a 2015 Labor & Employment All-Star for having been designated Practice Group of the Year multiple times in the past five years.
The American Lawyer named us its top-ranked firm for Labor and Employment Litigation in 2012. The publication named Gibson Dunn its 2016 Litigation Department of the Year, our firm's unprecedented third win in this biennial competition since 2010. Following our consecutive wins as 2010 and 2012 Litigation Department of the Year the firm received 2014 Finalist honors.
The Labor and Employment group works collaboratively with clients and colleagues in matters throughout the United States, and from our offices in London, Paris and Munich. Our practice covers the full range of labor and employment matters, including:
- Wage and hour class actions
- Employment discrimination class actions
- Whistleblower litigation
- Noncompete agreements and trade secrets
- Appeals, post-trial briefings and litigation management
- Labor-management relations
- ERISA and employee benefits
- Occupational safety and health
We have prevailed in what are believed to be the largest class actions under several different U.S. employment laws, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the wage and hour laws. We successfully handled the most controversial National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) case in memory, reshaped the law of employee benefit plans with precedent-setting appellate victories, and helped to secure a landmark 10-year labor agreement for the NFL Players' union. Our employment lawyers also are an integral part of Gibson Dunn's cross-disciplinary whistleblower team and have successfully handled "whistleblower" cases of national prominence.