Greenberg Traurig Continues Strategic California Expansion with the Addition of Mark D. Kemple

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The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that Mark D. Kemple has joined its Los Angeles office as a shareholder in the Labor and Employment group.

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Mark is an important addition to our statewide labor and employment practice

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that Mark D. Kemple has joined its Los Angeles office as a shareholder in the Labor and Employment group. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Kemple was a partner with Jones Day.

Kemple’s practice is concentrated on serving Fortune 1000 clients in the areas of employment class and individual litigation, consumer class litigation, and other commercial disputes. Apart from trial work, Kemple defends clients in wage and hour class actions as well as unfair competition and consumer protection actions.

“Mark is an important addition to our statewide labor and employment practice,” said Matt Gorson, Greenberg Traurig President. “He is also a seamless fit with our entire class action group, where he will join forces with our busy L.A. consumer class action defense team.”

“Mark is an excellent litigator with a strong trial background” said Co-Managing Shareholder Jeff Scott. “His practice is a great addition to our litigation group, serving clients in both labor and employment issues as well as false advertising.. We are very pleased to welcome him on board.”

The latest in a string of high-level hires, Kemple joins on the heels of new Los Angeles Corporate Shareholder Mark Kelson, the Orange County Real Estate team led by Shareholders Bruce Fischer and Scott Morehouse, and Silicon Valley Real Estate Shareholder Vivek Chavan.

Kemple holds a J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School and a B.A., Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles.

With a team of more than 500 attorneys, Greenberg Traurig’s litigation practice offers firsthand experience and wide-ranging resources to protect clients’ interests in virtually every area of litigation and business.

The Labor and Employment Practice provides an array of workplace strategies and legal counsel, including practical and efficient consulting, technical assistance and litigation services. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s LE Blog (http://www.gtlweblog.com) for the latest labor and employment developments.

GT’s team of 50 class litigation attorneys, at the forefront in federal and state courts throughout California and the United States, at both the trial and appellate levels, were ranked No. 3 among defense firms involved with the most class actions in the United States in the 2009 Law360 Litigation Almanac.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal’s 2011 NLJ 250. In the U.K., the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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Contact Person: Coral-Mary Southam, southamc(at)gtlaw(dot)com, 310-586-7717

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