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Minneapolis, Minnesota (July 5, 2002) – Littler Mendelson, the country's largest employment and labor law firm, announces the election of Minnesotan Marko Mrkonich to its Executive Committee. The nine attorneys in Littler's Minneapolis office, founded in May 1998, train, counsel and defend clients ranging from local nonprofit agencies to national Fortune 500 companies, drawing on the depth and expertise of Littler's 360 attorneys in 31 offices throughout the country to provide effective and efficient advice, training and litigation assistance.
“It shows Littler’s commitment to the National model and shows Littler’s strong commitment to Minnesota,” said Marko Mrkonich. “It is an honor and shows that I am trusted by my peers within the firm. Minnesota has a voice in deciding issues in a national firm.”
Rotating with Mrkonich on the committee is Peter Susser, managing partner of Littler’s Washington, DC office. Both attorneys have significant management and committee experience.
“They are hard working, successful attorneys as well as individuals of great integrity who are respected by attorneys and staff,” said Littler’s President and Managing Director, Wendy Tice-Wallner. “We are very fortunate that they are willing to put their energies towards our firm's future. Their addition will add a new geographic dimension to firm governance by adding mid-West and Eastern representation to the Executive Committee.”
Mrkonich focuses his practice on discrimination, other employment litigation, client counseling, and traditional labor law issues. He counsels clients on the proper handling of termination and discipline decisions, reorganizations and reductions in force, leaves of absence, and other aspects of personnel management.
Training and education are also priority. Mrkonich regularly speaks about employment topics to legal, human resource, and other business audiences. He is the co-author of "Employer-Sponsored Health Plans and Experimental Medical Treatments: Life and Death Cost/Benefit Decisions", 19 Employee Benefits Journal 2 (June 1994).
Littler Mendelson is the largest national firm practicing exclusively in employment and labor law. With 31 offices throughout the country, the firm's attorneys practice in every field of employment law on both national and local level representing Fortune 500 companies to the small business owner. Established in 1942, Littler has litigated, mediated, and negotiated some of the most influential cases in the nation's history, many of which set precedents concerning workplace issues. For more information, please visit www.littler.com.
Photos and more info are available at:
Marko J. Mrkonich http://www.littler.com/attorneys/bio/MJMrkonich.htm
Peter A. Susser http://www.littler.com/attorneys/bio/PSusser.htm