We are thrilled to welcome David to our office and the firm
Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus) May 18, 2010
Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, announced today the addition of shareholder David Sawyer, a widely respected lawyer in employee benefits issues, to its Pittsburgh office.
Sawyer comes to Littler from Tucker Arensberg, where he was chair of the employee benefits practice group. He is experienced in drafting qualified retirement plans as well as nonqualified and equity-based compensation plans.
Sawyer has represented and counseled employers on the administration and operation of all types of employee benefits, including compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code. He has also worked with sponsors, administrators and fiduciaries in matters involving the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and other government agencies.
“We are thrilled to welcome David to our office and the firm,” said John Cerilli, office managing shareholder of the Pittsburgh office. “His knowledge and experience in employee benefits strengthens our ability to serve our clients — particularly those in the Pittsburgh area — as well as our commitment to providing efficient and effective solutions.”
Sawyer said he has long appreciated Littler’s high standards and quality resources.
“It is an honor to join a firm with a reputation such as Littler’s,” said Sawyer. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues and continuing with the firm’s tradition of delivering high quality legal services to its clients.”
Sawyer received both his J.D. and his B.A. from George Washington University. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.
About Littler Mendelson
With more than 750 attorneys and 48 offices, Littler Mendelson is the largest U.S.-based law firm exclusively devoted to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multi-national clients, from navigating international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the Firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record. For more information, visit http://www.littler.com.