Greenberg Traurig Expands Labor & Employment Practice with Addition of Kimberly A. Cole

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Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Kimberly A. Cole to the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. Joining the firm as an of counsel in the Los Angeles office, Cole brings nearly two decades of experience with labor and employment litigation, primarily focusing her practice on recent trends in California employment legislation.

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Kimberly A. Cole to the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. Joining the firm as an of counsel in the Los Angeles office, Cole brings nearly two decades of experience with labor and employment litigation, primarily focusing her practice on recent trends in California employment legislation.

Cole’s labor and employment practice encompasses employment-related claims including PAGA, wage and hour class actions, wrongful termination, harassment, and discrimination. She also handles matters pertaining to defamation, breach of contract, and whistleblower claims. Additionally, she counsels clients on classifications, development of policies, training, investigations, severance, and discipline.

Cole joins the firm’s robust California Labor & Employment Practice, and will work closely with Los Angeles shareholder and national co-chair of the Labor & Employment Practice's Class and Collective Action Group, Mark D. Kemple, who focuses his practice on bet-the-company employment class and individual litigation, consumer class litigation, false advertising, and unfair competition. In addition to Kemple, the California Labor and Employment Practice is comprised of attorneys throughout the five offices in the state, including shareholders Chuck S. Birenbaum in San Francisco, Koray J. Bulut and Magan P. Ray in Silicon Valley, and Kurt A. Kappes and James M. Nelson in Sacramento. The California Labor and Employment Practice also includes six associates: Ryan C. Bykerk, Ashley M. Farrell Pickett, and Adil M. Khan in Los Angeles, Roger Scott in Orange County, Shea B. Brack in Sacramento, and Jamie R. Adams and Lindsay E. Hutner in San Francisco.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. The practice has been recognized by Law360 as “Practice Group of the Year” for Labor & Employment (2011 and 2013), and has received a regional award from American Lawyer affiliate, Daily Report, for “Litigation Department of the Year” in Georgia (Labor & Employment 2015). In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, Labor-Management Relations and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment 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 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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