AZ Business Magazine has named Squire Patton Boggs partner Laura Lawless Robertson among its “2017 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business.”
In its annual feature, AZ Business wrote that each woman “procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of professional excellence, leadership, innovation and community impact. The Most Influential Women in Arizona Business are changing the face of Arizona business.”
Ms. Lawless Robertson is a trial lawyer who represents employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings. She defends employers in matters arising under federal and state employment laws, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, and breach of contract, as well as in in noncompetition, nonsolicitation, nondisclosure, trade secret and unfair competition cases. She also counsels and collaborates with human resources professionals, and is a frequent contributor and speaker on employment and labor law topics, including at the state and local affiliates of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
In addition to her labor and employment practice, Ms. Lawless Robertson assists private business owners in complying with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and analogous state laws, requiring disability accessibility in places of public accommodation.
The winners will be honored at an August 23 reception at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix, Arizona.