ATLANTA (December 20, 2019) – Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, has announced the election of 17 attorneys to partnership. The new partners represent an expansive cross-section of the firm's labor and employment service offerings, including Employee Defections and Trade Secrets, Global Immigration, Labor Relations, Litigation, Wage and Hour, and Workplace Safety. The 17 new partners span 16 offices across the country and nearly half of this year's class are women, making it one of the most gender diverse partnership classes in Fisher Phillips' history.

Fisher Phillips Managing Partner and Chairman Roger Quillen said, "We are extremely proud of this year's diverse and dedicated partnership class. The eight women and nine men that we welcome into the firm's partnership have demonstrated excellence in their legal practice and a commitment to superior client service – the cornerstones of our business. They represent the future of Fisher Phillips and we applaud their contributions to the continued success of our firm, our attorneys and our clients across the country."

The following lawyers will be partners effective January 1, 2020:

  • Juan Araneda (San Francisco)
  • Michael Avila (Philadelphia)
  • Samantha Bononno (Philadelphia)
  • Amanda Caldwell (New Jersey)
  • Chris Conti (San Diego)
  • Melissa Dials (Cleveland)
  • Ben Ebbink (Sacramento)
  • Marty Heller (Atlanta)
  • Michael Holt (Fort Lauderdale)
  • Jason Keck (Chicago)
  • LaKisha Kinsey-Sallis (Tampa)
  • Heather Steele (Philadelphia)
  • Ehsan Tabesh (Houston)
  • Colleen Tandy (New Jersey)
  • Megan U'Sellis (Louisville)
  • Lisa Vickery (Portland)
  • Ryan Wheeler (Irvine)