Moyenda M. Knapp Joins Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment…

Moyenda M. Knapp has joined the Chicago office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as of counsel in the Labor & Employment Practice. Prior to joining the firm, Knapp was a partner at MWH Law Group LLP.

Knapp defends clients before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and in state and federal courts, against claims of employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. She has handled claims under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (IWPCA). Knapp conducts workplace investigations. Knapp represents claim and plan administrators, welfare disability plans, and employers from long-term disability claims arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Knapp also has experience in commercial litigation and insurance coverage litigation and provides employment advice and counselling.

“We are excited to welcome Moyenda to Greenberg Traurig and she is an excellent addition to our Labor & Employment Practice,” said Rita M. Alliss Powers, co-managing shareholder of the Chicago office. “The skills and experience Moyenda brings to the firm will be valuable for both our clients and colleagues.”

Knapp earned her A.B. from Dartmouth College and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law. She has been an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law since 2005.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including nationwide class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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