Epstein Becker Green Launches Retail Labor and Employment Law Blog

NEW YORK (Nov. 26, 2012) — The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green (EBG) today announced it has launched the Retail Labor and Employment Law Blog, which will provide insights, news, updates, and commentary on labor and employment law developments affecting employers in the retail industry.

For more than three decades, Epstein Becker Green attorneys has been advising and representing retail clients on a wide array of matters that impact their businesses. Our services have included, among other things, drafting worldwide policies and procedures related to global retail operations; negotiating collective bargaining agreements for countless retail and service unions; advising clients in the retail industry on all aspects of the employment relationship; representing and defending retail clients in connection with federal, state, and local administrative charges and in mediations, arbitrations, and lawsuits; and conducting wage-hour, human resource, and compliance audits for retail companies.

"The retail industry is one of the largest industries in the United States, as well as globally, and it employs millions of workers. Employers in this space are faced with a multitude of labor and employment laws that they must comply with, which can become overwhelming," said David Garland, Chair of the firm's Labor and Employment Steering Committee. "We routinely advise and represent U.S. retail operations of all types and sizes. Our deep pool of talented attorneys has diverse experience in the retail industry, which positions us to offer our clients innovative, interdisciplinary strategies designed to produce legally and fiscally sound results."

The authors of the blog are attorneys in the firm's Labor and Employment practice, including Marisa S. Ratinoff. Visit the Retail Labor and Employment Law Blog at www.retaillaborandemploymentlaw.com

About Epstein Becker Green

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 300 lawyers practicing in 11 offices, in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The firm is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. Epstein Becker Green was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services, retail, and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.

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