Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced that Gary D. Friedman has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation/Regulatory Department and Employment Litigation Group, and will be resident in the New York City office.
Mr. Friedman was the chair and global co-chair of the Labor and Employment Practice at Mayer Brown LLP, where he practiced for more than 15 years. He has first chaired trials, arbitrations and appeals in numerous complex employment related matters, including cases involving discrimination, wage/hour practices, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, whistleblowing, wrongful termination, defamation and benefits.
Mr. Friedman has been described by Chambers USA as a "leading light" in the field of employment law and one whose practice involves "weighty class action matters."
Mr. Friedman was a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Stanley S. Brotman, U.S. District Court for New Jersey.