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Seyfarth Shaw Named US Employment Law Firm of the Year by Acquisition International



Ivette Delgado, Senior Public Relations Associate
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CHICAGO (December 16, 2011) — Leading law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today it was the recipient of the Acquisition International Legal Award 2011 for "US Employment Law Firm of the Year." With more than 7,000 nominations across 48 categories, the winners of the inaugural awards include lawyers who "think on their feet" and law firms which "develop new routes to market and operate on a resourceful and pragmatic basis."

Chair of Seyfarth’s International Labor & Employment Law practice Darren Gardner remarked, "It is very flattering to win such a prestigious award arising from client feedback. We have really been focused on building a team that strives to be the best in the practice area. We are fortunate to have a number of the leading lawyers in the international employment area who work well together as a team on global projects for our clients. This is a great acknowledgment of our team’s efforts and the results achieved."

Seyfarth Shaw's team of international labor employment lawyers is the largest of its type globally, composed of foreign-trained lawyers with deep experience, representing multinational companies in a wide range of industries. The team worked on the international employment aspects of more than 20 acquisitions over the last 12 months.

Acquisition International magazine reports on mergers and acquisitions and features analyses of corporate finance changes, the latest deals and topical issues. The monthly publication is aimed at decision makers actively involved in a wide variety of deals, including the FTSE 100, British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and numerous international venture capitalist associations.

Seyfarth Shaw has over 750 attorneys located in 10 offices throughout the United States, including: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., as well as internationally in London. Seyfarth Shaw provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. The firm’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies, and our practice reflects virtually every industry and segment of the economy. For more information, please visit