Crain’s Chicago Business Names Joel Spitz to Notable Leaders in Employment & Labor Law List

November 28, 2023

McGuireWoods partner Joel Spitz was named to Crain’s Chicago Business2023 Notable Leaders in Employment & Labor Law. Published on Nov. 20, 2023, the feature recognizes 40 leaders who excel in handling legal matters for management and employees, as well as pro bono work.

Spitz, former chair of McGuireWoods’ labor and employment practice, is an experienced litigator in the employment discrimination area. He handles multiparty and class action cases involving federal, state, and local discrimination and labor statutes and ordinances, and counsels employers on how to avoid discrimination charges and lawsuits.

“I am honored to be recognized for my work in labor and employment law,” Spitz said. “I am grateful to our clients for entrusting me and my McGuireWoods colleagues with their most important legal matters.”

McGuireWoods earned national Tier 1 rankings for labor and employment litigation, employment law and employee benefits law in the 2024 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms.” The firm also received nationwide recognition for labor and employment law in the 2023 edition of “Chambers USA.”