Greenberg Traurig Bolsters its Labor & Employment Practice with the Addition of Ronda B. Esaw in Northern Virginia

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Ronda B. Esaw has joined the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as shareholder in its Labor & Employment Practice. She will reside in the Northern Virginia office.

Ronda B. Esaw has joined the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as shareholder in its Labor & Employment Practice. She will reside in the Northern Virginia office. Prior to joining the firm, Esaw was a partner at McGuireWoods LLP.

Esaw will focus her practice on labor and employment law, with an emphasis on employment discrimination litigation in the health care, aerospace, and hospitality industries. She is experienced in dealing with matters involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as well as ERISA, OSHA, Sarbanes-Oxley, USERRA, and various other state, federal, and local discrimination ordinances and statutes. Esaw represents employers on discrimination claims, employee handbooks, disciplinary decisions, drug testing, executive employment agreements, workplace harassment, family and medical leave, trade secrets, business torts, and covenants not to compete. She is experienced representing clients before the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

“We are thrilled to have such an experienced lawyer as Ronda join Greenberg Traurig,” said David Long-Daniels, co-chair of the Global Labor and Employment Practice and chair of the Atlanta Labor & Employment Practice. “Her practice will complement the existing Northern Virginia practices and enhance the quality of work that we provide to our clients.”

Esaw clerked for the Honorable George E. Honts in the Circuit Court for the City of Lexington. She is admitted to practice in Virginia and Washington, D.C. Esaw received her J.D. from the Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1994 and her B.S. from James Madison University in 1991.

About Greenberg Traurig's Labor & Employment Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice is a diverse team of more than 100 labor and employment attorneys. They provide an array of workplace strategies and legal counsel, including practical and efficient consulting, technical assistance and litigation services. The team understands the business impact of labor and employment issues. They have the varied experience needed to help organizations analyze options, make informed decisions and take effective action. Law360 named the group “Practice Group of the Year” for Employment in 2011 and 2013. Visit Greenberg Traurig's L&E Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit

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