Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. Attorneys Selected for 2012 Best Lawyers in America

September 13, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, MA, WORCESTER, MA, and WATERBURY, CT – Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. is pleased to announce that Ralph F. Abbott, Jr., Jay M. Presser, and John H. Glenn have again been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. This selection makes Abbott, Presser, and Glenn part of a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers® for twenty years or longer.

All three attorneys were selected in the fields of Employment Law and Labor Law Management. Attorney Presser was also selected in the field of Litigation Labor and Employment.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Abbott has been a member of the firm since 1975. In addition to providing employment-related advice to employers, he assists clients in remaining union-free, and represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board. His extensive experience includes negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and representing employers at arbitration hearings and before other state and federal agencies.

Presser has been a member of the firm for the last 33 years. He has more than thirty years of experience litigating employment cases before state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies such as the NLRB, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and the Labor Relations Commission.

Glenn, a member of the firm since 1979, has spent his career representing management in labor relations and employment-related matters. In addition to advising employers, he assists clients in remaining union-free and represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). He has extensive experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and representing employers at arbitration hearings and before state and federal agencies. Prior to joining Skoler, Abbott & Presser, Glenn was employed by the National Labor Relations Board in Cincinnati, Ohio.

# # #