Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC (SBH) is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation honored five firm members — Michael L. Blumenthal, Charlie J. Harris, Jr., Kimberly Jones, Danny Ramón, and Paul Seyferth — as Labor & Employment Stars in the 2023 edition of the Benchmark Litigation annual guide.
Benchmark Litigation exclusively covers the litigation and disputes markets and aims to provide legal rankings based on important matters handled and firm developments. Research is conducted through extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists, and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms, with a focus on recent high-profile contentious work.
The full list of attorneys receiving individual recognition in Missouri can be found here.
“I am honored to be recognized alongside my four team members – Michael, Charlie, Danny, and Paul – for our work in the Labor & Employment practice,” said Jones, SBH’s managing member. “To be recognized for our commitment and achievement in defending our clients’ matters along with some of the most respected lawyers in Missouri is a great success and we are very grateful.”
Seyferth focuses his practice on high-stakes and high-profile employment and business litigation. He has tried a variety of commercial and employment cases throughout the United States, including discrimination, fraud, breach of contract, and trade-secret cases in his 30-plus years practicing law.
Blumenthal is a founding member of Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris, with a practice devoted to representing management in workplace legal issues and businesses in high-stakes business litigation. He is admitted to the bars of Kansas, Missouri, and Georgia and has defended lawsuits in more than 20 states.
Harris is a nationally recognized labor and employment attorney with a practice focused on the representation of corporations, nonprofit entities, corporate officers and directors, and municipalities against claims of disability, race, gender, sex, and age discrimination; sexual harassment; and wage and hour and collective actions. He’s known for his dynamic trial advocacy skills and his ability to craft solutions to difficult business-related problems.
Jones is an employment trial lawyer representing companies, not-for-profit organizations, and higher education institutions in federal and state courts and before AAA and labor arbitration panels. In addition to providing day-to-day counsel on human resources issues, she trains management and nonmanagement employees nationwide on a variety of employment issues, including prohibited harassment, effective supervision, and managing the absent employee.
Ramón concentrates his practice in employment law and general civil litigation at the trial and appellate level. His experience covers a wide range of subject areas including employment discrimination and retaliation lawsuits; enforcement of covenants not to compete; drafting of employee handbook and other agreements; and other complex business disputes.