PHILADELPHIA, PA—Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Andrea M. Kirshenbaum as a shareholder in its Philadelphia office. Kirshenbaum was previously a principal at Post & Schell, where she chaired the firm’s Employment and Labor Practice Group.
Kirshenbaum’s practice focuses on providing counsel on compliance with wage and hour laws and defending employers in federal and state courts against litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state laws relating to wages, pay practices and worker classifications. She regularly represents employers in complex class and collective actions involving a variety of employment-related disputes. Kirshenbaum has experience working with clients in a range of industries, including construction, commercial real estate, energy, financial services, health care and pharmaceuticals, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and technology.-9+
In addition to wage and hour issues, Kirshenbaum counsels and represents employers in a wide-range of matters that arise in the employer-employee relationship, including those involving discrimination and harassment claims, leave and disability accommodation, and trade secrets and restrictive covenants. She also represents employers in government investigations, audits of employment policies and practices, and labor relations matters.
Kirshenbaum received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School; her M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania; and her A.B., cum laude, from Duke University.