Littler's James J. Oh Awarded 2012 Client Choice Award by the International Law Office

Top Quote Littler Mendelson, P.C. shareholder James J. Oh has been awarded the 2012 Client Choice Award by the International Law Office. End Quote
  • San Francisco, CA (1888PressRelease) February 28, 2012 - James J. Oh, a shareholder in the Chicago office of Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the nation's largest employment and labor law firm representing management, has been awarded the 2012 International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award for Employment & Labor in the U.S. Established in 2005, the ILO Client Choice Awards recognize law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. Law firms and individuals are nominated for these awards by corporate counsel.

    "We congratulate Jimmy on this honor from the ILO," said Adam C. Wit, managing shareholder of Littler's Chicago office. "It is especially gratifying when our attorneys are recognized by clients for providing superior service. This award is indicative of Jimmy's successful track record and his steadfast commitment to providing the highest level of service and legal representation."

    Winners of the ILO Client Choice Award were selected through a survey administered exclusively to senior corporate counsel, with this year's winners chosen from more than 2,000 individual client assessments. Firms and partners were assessed on the following criteria: quality of legal advice, value for money, commercial awareness, effective communication, billing transparency, tailored fee structures, response time, sharing of expertise and use of technology. This year, ILO recognized 303 individual winners across 55 jurisdictions. A complete list of winners is available in the ILO Client Choice Guide 2012 and fully searchable online at

    With a nationwide practice that focuses on representing management in class action and employment litigation of all kinds, Oh has specific expertise with claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, state wage and hour laws and Title VII, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act.

    Oh has written and spoken extensively on a wide range of employment law topics, including wage and hour compliance, class action certification and sexual harassment. He is rated AV Preeminent in the Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™ and is a member of the Labor and Employment Law section of the American Bar Association.

    Oh received his J.D. and B.A. from Northwestern University. He is admitted to practice in Illinois.

    About International Law Office

    Launched in 1998, ILO is the nexus where global corporate counsel engage with the world's preeminent law firms and each other. ILO is a multifaceted online resource for senior international corporate counsel, which provides tailored, quality-assured updates on global legal developments, a database of the world's major deals and the legal advisers involved, and a comprehensive directory of firms and partners. Recognizing its unique relationship with global corporate counsel, many of the world's premier associations have chosen to partner with ILO.

    About Littler Mendelson

    With over 900 attorneys and 56 offices, Littler Mendelson is the largest U.S.-based law firm exclusively devoted to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multi-national clients, from navigating international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record.

    Jen Klein
    jklein ( @ ) littler dot com

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