Vedder Thinking | News Vedder Price Grows Labor & Employment Group into Los Angeles with Noted Shareholder Hire
August 20, 2015
Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Thomas H. Petrides has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a Shareholder in the Labor & Employment group.
Mr. Petrides has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law on behalf of management for nearly 30 years. He represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment-related litigation and traditional labor law proceedings. Mr. Petrides regularly counsels a broad spectrum of clients on issues such as terminations, employment discrimination, wage and hour, FMLA, ADA, OSHA, employment policies, trade secrets and union avoidance.
"Thomas is a very talented employment attorney," said Michael A. Nemeroff, President and CEO of Vedder Price. "His addition to the Los Angeles office will greatly complement our existing services in California and enable us to better serve our clients on the West Coast and nationwide."
"We are thrilled to have Thomas with his significant experience join the firm and contribute to the continued expansion of our Labor & Employment California footprint," said Brendan G. Dolan, Chair of the West Coast Labor & Employment practice area.
Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Petrides was the head of K&L Gates’ Southern California Labor and Employment practice. He earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School and his B.A. from Boston College.