Michael Best: Firm Chairman recognized as one of the 100 most powerful corporate employment lawyers in the U.S.
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Michael Best’s Firm Chairman Recognized as One of the 100 Most Powerful Corporate Employment Lawyers in the U.S.
Milwaukee, WI (May 21, 2012) – Scott C. Beightol, a senior partner in Michael Best’s Labor and Employment Law Practice Group and Chairman of the Firm, has been selected, for the second consecutive year, as one of the 100 Most Powerful Corporate Employment Lawyers in the United States by Human Resources Executive Online. Attorneys were selected based on careful analysis of their practice and evaluations submitted by clients and peers. Beightol was the only attorney in the state of Wisconsin to receive this honor. A complete listing can be found HERE.
Beightol represents businesses in all aspects of employment and labor relations, with special emphasis in litigation of discrimination, non-competition agreements, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract and other torts. He has successfully argued several cases before the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Further, Beightol provides strategic counsel to clients regarding their workforce structure, HR audits and best practices, complex termination and disability/FMLA matters, union avoidance, and union relation matters involving labor negotiations and arbitrations.
Michael Best’s Labor and Employment Relations Practice
Michael Best’s Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group is one of the largest in the Midwest. The attorneys are highly regarded by their clients and peers as among the best and most respected management-side labor, employment and employee benefits attorneys in the country. According to the 2011 issue of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Michael Best’s Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group “is viewed as a true leader in its field. It assists both public and private clients on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.” Sources interviewed by Chambers go on to state, “The team is devoted to its clients. It has the resources and depth of expertise to cover all of their needs.” Chambers again ranked Michael Best in Band One among all Labor and Employment practices in Wisconsin.
About Michael Best
Founded in 1848, Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading Midwestern law firm. The firm has more than 230 attorneys in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; and Chicago, Illinois. The firm provides a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis in areas including: general corporate, health care, labor & employment, land & resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, intellectual property, tax, and wealth planning services.
Michael Best is the exclusive member firm for Wisconsin of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. Lex Mundi members are present in more than 160 countries, states and provinces, covering virtually every business market worldwide. Our firm's membership in Lex Mundi provides us with global reach and access to legal resources that enhance our ability to serve our clients' needs around the world. Lex Mundi is the mark of excellence for legal services globally. (www.lexmundi.com)