Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck practices in the areas of corporate, intellectual property, natural resources, real estate, public policy and litigation. The firm has more than 250 attorneys and legislative consultants in offices across the western US and in Washington, DC and Atlantic City. The firm works in industries such as gaming, hospitality, water, energy, health care, real estate, private equity and telecommunications technology, construction, banking and finance.
Brownstein’s employment team, with a deep bench of attorneys, paralegals, and litigation support members, represents multi-jurisdictional clients from risk analysis through trial or arbitration. The team also specializes in employment issues across the board, including advice, counsel, and risk mitigation; policies, procedures, handbooks, trainings, and best practices; wage and hour class and collective actions; state and federal agency administrative proceedings; labor issues; and mergers and acquisition and transactional support.
Michael J. Slocum focuses his practice on labor and employment law, including the defense of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge and whistleblower claims. He has represented employers in a broad array of industries and at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts, as well as before a variety of state and federal administrative agencies.
Michael has written and spoken numerous times on a multitude of issues facing employers in diverse industries. He was listed in Super Lawyers magazine as a New Jersey Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2013 and was part of the winning team for Law360’s "Employment Practice Group of the Year" and New Jersey Law Journal’s "General Litigation Department of the Year" award in 2013.
Michael received his J.D., with honors, from Rutgers School of Law – Newark and his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Martine Wells is a litigator and trusted advisor who specializes in employment law. Her practice has a specific emphasis on wage and hour class and collective actions under the Colorado Wage Claim Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). She represents employers, strategizing to mitigate and resolve potential claims as efficiently as possible, and when necessary, preparing cases for litigation. Martine’s counsel is sought after by clients looking for creative solutions to managing complex wage and hour issues. She is particularly focused on issues impacting the health care industry, but is also well versed in counseling employers across industries regarding myriad workplace issues. She regularly speaks and writes on wage and hour issues. Martine was selected as a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star for Employment Litigation Defense from 2015 – 2017.