Founder Connie Bertram Wins National “Triple Crown” from Benchmark Litigation

Washington, D.C., We are pleased to announce that our founder, Connie N. Bertram, has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation in its 2022 Guide as a National Litigation Star and a National Labor & Employment Star.  She was also named by Benchmark Litigation earlier this year as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation

Through extensive research and interviews with attorneys in the field and clients, Benchmark Litigation selects the nation’s preeminent practitioners in the US.  The selected attorneys have proven their accomplishments through noteworthy cases and by receiving high practice from clients and counsel for their quality work.

Connie has also been named a Top Employment Lawyer by Washingtonian, Legal 500, Washington Business Journal, Legal Times and National Law Journal.  She has been ranked by Chambers & Partners USA, a preeminent attorney research and ranking company, since 2009.  She has been named a SuperLawyer since 2008.  The 2021 Chambers publication described Connie as:

“an amazing attorney, with a brilliant, quick mind,” according to a client, who adds: “She is like an encyclopedia; she is so seasoned in the law that her advice is always spot-on and practical.” She is sought out to represent employers in high-stakes litigation and internal investigations.

For thirty years, Connie has represented employers, boards and individual executives, partners and owners in business disputes and employment-related matters, including employment contract, discrimination, whistleblower, trade secret, and restrictive covenant matters.  She frequently conducts confidential internal investigations concerning employment matters, including allegations of trade secret, discrimination, harassment and code of conduct violations.

Connie has litigated and arbitrated complex contract, fraud, harassment, discrimination, trade secret theft and restrictive covenant litigation across the United States.  Connie has served as lead litigation counsel in some of the most challenging and hotly contested cases in the country.  She has the experience and skills to tailor her prosecution or defense to the needs of her clients, from collaborative to “pit bull.”