On Monday, Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler) announced that it has added John Scalia as a shareholder in its Northern Virginia office. Scalia is coming over from Greenberg Traurig, where he used to represent government contractors and technology companies from the Northern Virginia business community.
Speaking on the lateral recruitment, Thomas J. Flaherty, managing shareholder of Littler’s Northern Virginia office said, “John has an excellent professional reputation throughout the region, and we are excited to add him to our Northern Virginia roster … His broad experience in the courts within our region and in Equal Employment Opportunity, wage and hour and unfair competition litigation will add to our depth in each of those areas.”
On his turn, Scalia said, “I am looking forward to starting the next phase of my career here at Littler … The firm’s renowned labor and employment practice, attorney expertise and state-of-the-art resources will enable me to provide our clients with the best representation available.”
Scalia has a formidable track record. The Super Lawyers magazine had named him a Virginia Super Lawyer (2008-2012) and D.C. Super Lawyer (2009-2012. In 2013, he was included in the Best Lawyers in America and was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a “Top Employment Litigation Attorney” (2008-2011). Scalia was also named in the International Who’s Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers (2010-2012).
Scalia received his J.D. from the Northwestern University in 1991, and has over two decades of experience in employment law. He is known to counsel big companies on almost all aspects of the employment relationship including wage payment, wage and hour and worker classification; hiring and firing and employee performance and conduct; internal employee complaints and workplace investigations; leaves of absence and disability accommodation; employment agreements, restrictive covenants, restructuring, layoffs, workforce reduction and all matters of personnel policies and procedure.