WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm has been named to the Best Lawyers 2013 list for his work in labor and employment law. The Best Lawyers list is one of the oldest and most respected attorney ranking publications in the legal profession and inclusion in the publication's annual list is based exclusively on an extensive peer review process.
Mr. Oswald has significant experience litigating whistleblower retaliation, qui tam, wrongful discharge, Title VII/ADEA/ADA discrimination, FMLA, USERRA, non-compete, wage and overtime actions in federal and state courts, and heralding the rights of whistleblowers on Capitol Hill. A recipient of numerous legal awards and accolades, Oswald was named one of the Top Ten Leaders in employment law for the Greater Washington, D.C area in 2010. American Lawyer Magazine named him a Top Rated Lawyer in 2012 and he has earned a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review rating for "highest level of professional excellence." He is currently the president of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association.
"It's a tremendous honor to be recognized by my peers on this level," said R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group®. "This honor speaks to the quality of legal services that The Employment Law Group law firm provides to its clients in which we take great pride."
Mr. Oswald's profile will be included in the 19th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2013).
About The Employment Law Group®
The Employment Law Group® law firm is one of the premier employment and whistleblower law firms representing individuals in Title VII/ADEA/ADA discrimination, FMLA , SEC, CFTC, IRS, False Claims Act, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower cases. The firm's attorneys have extensive experience litigating on behalf of individuals against employers who disregard federal and state whistleblower and employment laws.
About Best Lawyers
Over the course of three decades Best Lawyers has been regarded by both the public and by the legal profession as one of the most credible guides to legal excellence in the United States. The selection process is based on a rigorous peer-review survey consisting of over 4 million confidential evaluations by lawyers throughout the country. Best Lawyers® lists reach a broader and more important audience than any other legal publication. More than 17 million readers see Best Lawyers® lists in dozens of city and regional publications in the U.S. including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and New York Magazine, as well as in major business and general publications around the world, from Les Echos in France, to the Australian Financial Review, Business Day in South Africa, Expansion in Spain, and the Handelsblatt in Germany.
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