Saul Ewing LLP Partner Harriet Cooperman Named One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys for Fifth Time

Saul Ewing LLP Partner Harriet Cooperman Named One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys for Fifth Time

(Baltimore, MD, July 15, 2014) – Saul Ewing LLP, a full service law firm with more than 260 lawyers in 11 East Coast offices, announced today that Harriet E. Cooperman, co-chair of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice and chair of its Employment Litigation Practice, has been named to the Top 100 list of “The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” prepared by Lawdragon and Human Resources Executive magazine.  This is the fifth consecutive year that Cooperman has been named to this list.  Human Resources Executive explains that the list recognizes corporate-side employment attorneys “for their excellence in guiding employers through today’s ever-intensifying legal landscape.”

Cooperman represents management in a wide variety of labor and employment law matters.  She has litigated numerous labor and employment cases, both jury and non-jury, before courts and administrative agencies around the United States, covering a wide variety of issues, such as non-competition and trade secrets, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, National Labor Relations Act matters, wage and hour and wage payment, employment torts, and ERISA. She is Vice Chair of the Maryland State Higher Education Labor Relations Board, and has been a member of the Board since its inception in 2001. Cooperman is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

Cooperman received her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law and her B.S. from Cornell University.

Lawdragon is a fast-growing new media company that provides free legal news and features as well as a searchable database of legal professionals that includes online profiles of attorneys and firms. It publishes “The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” in partnership with Human Resource Executive magazine. This is their seventh annual guide to leading employment lawyers.

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