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Lewis Brisbois Appoints Elior Shiloh as National Chair and Appoints Regional Leadership for Nationwide Labor & Employment Practice

New York, N.Y. (April 30, 2023) – Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce Elior Shiloh as the Chair of its National Labor & Employment Practice. The Labor & Employment Practice of Lewis Brisbois, the sixth largest law firm in the country with offices in 55 cities, across 32 states and the District of Columbia, represents clients in all forms of single plaintiff and class employment litigation, counseling, and training. Our experienced team of employment professionals is located throughout our nationwide footprint and provides clients with immediate and practical guidance from coast to coast. 

Based in Lewis Brisbois’ New York office, Elior Shiloh focuses his practice on handling single-party and class employment disputes as well as non-compete, trade secret, and breach of contract matters. He has extensive courtroom experience in federal and state venues, including serving as first chair during trials and arguing complex motions. 

Elior maintains a diverse client base, representing public and private companies, directors and officers, not-for-profit organizations, family businesses, athletes, entertainers, and individuals nationwide. In addition to representing these clients zealously in litigation, he serves as a trusted advisor to them, regularly providing guidance on an array of complicated issues and helping them successfully manage high-risk situations. 

Lewis Brisbois’ Labor & Employment Practice is divided regionally. Vice Chairs of the Regions across the United States are: 

  • Northeast: Peter Shapiro and Jeffrey Spiegel
  • New England: Kenneth Walton
  • Southeast: Jonathan Beckerman 
  • Midwest: Alan Rupe and Mary Smigielski
  • Southwest: William Helfand
  • West: Steven Gatley and Cheryl Wilke 

Additionally, a group of employment partners in California will be departing Lewis Brisbois to open a start-up firm. Co-Chairman Bob Smith, speaking on behalf of the firm’s Executive Committee, commented on the departure, “We thank these attorneys for their service to our law firm and wish them well in their new endeavors. We look forward to continuing to serve our clients and insurance carriers as we foster ongoing growth throughout the United States."  


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