Fisher Phillips Welcomes 2020 Fall Associate Class
ATLANTA (November 2, 2020) – Fisher Phillips, one of the country’s preeminent labor and employment law firms representing employers, welcomes 15 attorneys in its Fall 2020 associate class. The attorneys join in nine offices across the country to expand Fisher Phillips’ teams working on employers’ most pressing workplace issues now and preparing them for the workplace of the future.
“This group represents the best and brightest in the industry, and we are thrilled to welcome them to the Fisher Phillips family,” said Roger Quillen, Chairman and Managing Partner of Fisher Phillips. “The new associates will have opportunities to work on some of the most complex and challenging labor and employment cases while also helping us, as a firm, look toward the future and stay ahead of the curve. We are excited for the many opportunities we will have to work together and help shape the rapidly evolving employment law landscape in this country.”
Fisher Phillips welcomes the following associates:
Vana Ebrahimi – Los Angeles
Ariella Kupetz – Los Angeles
Evan Kroll – Los Angeles
Taylor Platt – Los Angeles
Tam Vu – Irvine
Russell Blakey – Irvine
Bayan Salehi – Irvine
Steven Eheart – San Diego
Carola Murguia – San Diego
Abby Harrington – San Francisco
Chase Parongao – Woodland Hills, CA
Joseph Nelson – Cleveland
Ten Stallings – Fort Lauderdale
Lydia Middleton – Kansas City
Stephanie Robin – Philadelphia
The incoming associates expand the firm’s capabilities to continue helping employers through this unprecedented time of pandemic-related workplace issues. Starting with the country’s first shelter-in-place orders, companies have been relying on Fisher Phillips to guide them as they’ve grappled to keep up with the uncertain and fast-breaking legal developments. And now that employers have become a target for lawsuits arising from COVID-19, the firm’s talented team of litigators has been tracking the varied legal claims and developing defense strategies to best position clients to get through this new era. The new associates join an incredible team of attorneys focused on keeping employers ahead of the curve as it relates to the daily impact of COVID-19 on day-to-day business operations.
The associates are also an important part of Fisher Phillips’ overall growth as the firm continues to expand its national footprint. Throughout the past year the firm has added new office locations in Woodland Hills, California; Nashville, Tennessee; and Detroit, Michigan. This physical growth has been accompanied by the firm’s steadfast commitment to diversity with six offices and over 70% of the firm’s practice group and industry teams being led by women.