Three Los Angeles-Based FordHarrison Attorneys Named "2016 Southern California Rising Stars"

Date   Jun 6, 2016

FordHarrison LLP, one of the country's largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce three Los Angeles-based attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2016 Southern California Rising Stars list. The following attorneys were recognized as Southern California Rising Stars – Stefan H. Black, Catherine Hazany and Alexandria Witte.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Attorneys are chosen for this honor through a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research on candidates. The rigorous process is designed to identify lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in a state are named to Rising Stars.

Stefan Black focuses his practice on representing management in labor and employment law disputes. He has defended clients in a variety of matters including claims for unpaid overtime, Title VII race discrimination claims, ERISA claims, breach of contract disputes and suits to enforce covenants not to compete. To read more about Stefan, visit:

Catherine Hazany concentrates her practice on employment litigation, including Americans with Disability Act disputes, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, and wrongful termination claims. She represents companies in a variety of industries including hospitality, transportation, service and entertainment. Catherine advises clients about leaves of absences, the good faith interactive process, reasonable accommodations, and responding to charges filed with agencies such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. To read more about Catherine, visit:

Alexandria Witte concentrates her practice on the representation of management in employment law matters. She has extensive experience navigating complex class action and representative action disputes, including those involving California wage-and-hour law. To read more about Alex, visit:

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