Remy Kessler Joins McGuireWoods as a Labor & Employment Partner

Remy Kessler has joined McGuireWoods’ Labor & Employment Department as a partner in Century City. He brings more than three decades of experience representing employers in high-stakes matters and strengthens the firm’s capabilities on the West Coast and nationally, particularly in the retail sector.

Kessler advises clients in wage-and-hour disputes and claims involving wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, civil rights and employment torts. He handles matters in federal and state courts and before administrative bodies and has successfully defended a major retailer in numerous class actions. Kessler comes to McGuireWoods from Reed Smith in Los Angeles.

McGuireWoods is one of two law firms selected to participate in the recently formed Retail Litigation Center Defense Division, a new initiative to help corporate counsel at the nation’s largest retailers take proactive steps to defend their companies against class action litigation. The division is a sister organization of the Retail Industry Leaders Association.