PHILADELPHIA, February 22, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Philadelphia labor, employment, compensation and family law law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson is pleased to announce this Deborah R. Willig, Alaine S. Williams, Deborah M. Lerner, Nancy BG Lassen, and Amy L. Rosenberger were selected by ALM among the 2021 Women Leaders In The Law.
The annual Woman Leaders In The Law Awards are a program of legal media publisher ALM and recognize the best women lawyers in the country. The honored attorneys are featured in leading legal media publications, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The National Law Journal, which reach a nationwide audience of more than 300,000 readers. All five honored lawyers are partners of the firm and have been in the practice for many years.
As a managing partner of the firm, Willig also maintains a solid legal practice that focuses exclusively on labor law. She advises and negotiates on behalf of unions whose members represent workers from a wide variety of professions, including teachers and public school employees. Public health, social services, library and recreation workers; Teamsters, musicians and cafeteria, hotel and restaurant employees and professional soccer players.
With more than 30 years of experience in the field of unemployment law, Lerner advises and represents public and private benefit funds on a wide range of issues, including tax issues in the area of unemployment law. She works closely with pension and profit sharing plan trustees to ensure that they understand their duty to act in the best interests of plan participants and beneficiaries. She also advises individuals on employment, retirement and benefits issues.
Since 1984, Lassen has focused her practice exclusively on labor law. It stands up for working people and their unions, helping to improve their wages, hours and terms of employment. Her extensive skills and experience include negotiating and enforcing collective agreements, complex litigation in state and federal courts, litigation by state and federal administrative agencies, complaints and interests arbitration, electoral and union matters, and health and safety disputes.
Rosenberger has been in the practice for more than 25 years and has dedicated her career to representing trade unions and employees. She is a trusted advisor to unions representing workers in government, education, transportation, healthcare and more. She represents working people and their unions in arbitration and litigation, in organizing and collective action, and in collective bargaining.
As one of the firm’s three named partners, Williams has focused her practice on advising public sector unions and protecting the rights of their members across the country. She recently withdrew from active legal practice.
Willig, Williams & Davidson has been committed to the dignity and rights of workers since it was founded in 1979. From the start, company leaders recognized that building a diverse workplace culture would give the company a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining talented lawyers and professional staff. Over the years the Pennsylvania Bar Association has repeatedly recognized Willig, Williams & Davidson as the leader in Pennsylvania to promote women in management positions. To find out more, visit our website.
About Willig, Williams & Davidson – Willig, Williams & Davidson (https://www.wwdlaw.com) is one of the largest and most respected union law firms in The United States. The company has offices in Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Jenkintown Pa., as well as Haddonfield, NJ, and Chicago, Ill. Willig, Williams & Davidson was founded in 1979 and focuses on representing trade unions, employee benefit funds, and individual workers and their families on a variety of legal fronts, including national, regional and local contract negotiation. Election and campaign financing; Dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation; family law matters; Benefits law design and compliance issues; Discrimination, overtime and unpaid wages and other employment issues; prepaid legal services for union members; Social security disability; and employee compensation matters in Philadelphia and beyond. Workers inspire us.
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