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Pair of Seyfarth Partners Named “Top Labor & Employment Lawyers” in California


Brian Kiefer
, Director of Public Relations
(312) 460-6401,

Ivette Delgado, Public Relations Manager
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LOS ANGELES and SAN FRANCISCO (July 18, 2013) — Leading law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today that San Francisco office partner Darren Gardner and Los Angeles office partner Angelo Paparelli have been named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal’s annual List of Top Labor & Employment Lawyers, which honors 75 leading Labor & Employment attorneys in California.

Honorees were selected by the editorial staff of the Daily Journal, and winners were selected based on impact on an attorney’s firm, clients, the legal profession and/or society. The full list was published in a special issue of the publication.

Darren Gardner, head of Seyfarth’s International Department, is credited with being a pioneer in the international employment area of practice and advisingsome of the world’s largest companies about their global employment projects and transactions, including projects covering 160 countries and impacting tens of thousands of workers at one time. Among other global projects, in the last 12 months Darren was appointed as the international employment counsel in 26 different international acquisitions for some of the world’s most recognizable multinational companies covering their employment law issues in countries in Asia, North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

For the third consecutive year, Seyfarth Immigration partner Angelo Paparelli was named to the Daily Journal’s Top Labor & Employment attorneys list. Working in all major aspects of immigration law, Paparelli’s achievements in the past year include helping one of the world’s largest business and technology consulting companies developan immigration portfolio management programand representing individual people as well as small businesses with the H-1B skilled worker and EB-5 investment visa applications process.

Seyfarth Shaw has more than 800 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth’s acclaimed SeyfarthLean client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit