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Jennings Strouss’ John J. Balitis Ranked in Chambers USA

April 23, 2020

Phoenix, AZ

Jennings Strouss’ John J. Balitis Ranked in Chambers USA

Phoenix, AZ (April 23, 2020) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that John J. Balitis has been ranked in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 as a top Labor & Employment lawyer. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across all the United States of America.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by Chambers USA,” states John J. Balitis. “The intense vetting and peer review that is involved in Chambers’ process makes this ranking unique and particularly meaningful.”

Mr. Balitis counsels private sector clients as well as government agencies, including the Arizona legislature, on a broad range of employment law and labor relations matters. Over his 30 years of practice, he has represented clients in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), U.S. Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Arizona Civil Rights Division, Arizona Industrial Commission, Arizona Department of Occupational Safety and Health, and the Arizona Department of Economic Security. Recognizing that some issues need to be resolved at the legislative level, Mr. Balitis has participated in drafting and testifying on Arizona employment-related legislation. He also litigates employment-related disputes in federal and state courts, where he has both bench and jury trial experience and has appeared and argued before the Arizona Court of Appeals. Mr. Balitis has considerable experience prosecuting and defending employment claims in preliminary injunction proceedings and representing union employers in labor arbitrations involving disputes under collective bargaining agreements. He also has experience in training, investigating, writing, speaking, publishing, and interacting with the media on employment-related topics and developments. Mr. Balitis was recently listed as an AZ Big Media AZ Business Leader for 2020 and a Southwest Super Lawyer in the category of Employment and Labor for 2020.  He’s also recognized by Best Lawyers in America in his practice area.

Balitis has been ranked in Chambers USA as a top Labor & Employment lawyer since 2015.

Chambers USA is published by London-based Chambers & Partners, which has been publishing legal directories for more than 20 years. Chambers USA bases its selections on interviews with a range of lawyers and their clients around the country. It bases its rankings on qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other categories most valued by clients.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

For over 75 years, Jennings Strouss has been dedicated to providing clients with strategic legal guidance to help them seize every opportunity. The firm is well-known for its rich heritage, commitment to community, and long-lasting relationships. We have a deep understanding of business and law. When you work with us, you’ll have a team of legal experts who are dedicated to your vision of success.

Through our offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Tucson, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., we leverage resources both regionally and nationally to serve our expanding client base. Jennings Strouss is deeply rooted in each of our locations’ legal and business communities, and especially instrumental in helping shape the dynamic growth of Arizona and many of its institutions. The firm promotes a pragmatic, results-oriented approach, coupled with a healthy, well-managed, and friendly atmosphere of collaboration.

Our primary areas of practice include advertising and media law; agribusiness; automobile dealership law; bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; eminent domain and condemnation; employee benefits and pensions; energy; estate planning and probate; family law and domestic relations; finance; healthcare; insurance defense; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; medical malpractice; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; and tax.

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