Lorie co-chairs Seyfarth Shaw’s National Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group and is co-managing partner of Seyfarth Shaw’s New York office. Ms. Almon was recognized in the January 2011 issue of The American Lawyer as one of the top “45 Under 45″ women lawyers in The Am Law 200. She was also named as one of the nation’s “Fab Fifty” litigators under the age of 45 in 2007 by The American Lawyer and selected as one of the top “40 Under 40” lawyers in the United States by the National Law Journal in 2005.
Ms. Almon’s practice is focused on employment litigation, with an emphasis on complex litigation, collective and/or class proceedings. She specializes in litigation of wage and hour claims, regularly defending Fortune 500 companies in high stakes litigation brought pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage payment laws. Ms. Almon also serves as lead counsel in discrimination class actions and multi-district cases, chairing teams of attorneys across the country. Her considerable trial experience includes numerous jury and bench trials before federal courts, state courts and arbitration panels.