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CGWG Announces Affiliation with National Labor & Employment Leader
Little Rock, AR
01/30/2020 01:11 PM

Little Rock, January 30, 2020 - Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon and Galchus, P.C., the highly respected labor and employment boutique law firm based in Little Rock, has formed an "of counsel" affiliate relationship with the national labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete, LLP. This affiliation expands CGWG's nationwide reach and allows the two firms to work collaboratively in providing the highest level of service to both firms' clients.

CGWG attorneys will help serve Constangy clients when they have legal needs in Arkansas and surrounding states. Constangy's nationwide capabilities will be a valuable resource for CGWG clients with national needs - particularly in California where Constangy has established a significant presence over the past four years.

"This collaboration is a great fit for our firm and our clients," said Carolyn Witherspoon, director and founding partner at CGWG. "Many of our clients have interests across the country and will benefit from access to the wide network of experienced attorneys that Constangy has to offer. It makes us stronger, giving us the resources and presence of a larger firm while maintaining the flexibility and focus that have defined our brand in Arkansas for more than 20 years."

"CGWG and Constangy have similar philosophies - we share the same commitment to providing outstanding service, and we both focus on building teams of high-quality, diverse attorneys who really understand what clients need in today's rapidly changing workplaces," said Neil H. Wasser, chair of Constangy's executive committee. "Arkansas is a market well positioned for growth, and we're excited to be able to offer these new resources for our clients with interests in the region."

Constangy is one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S. The firm has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Law360, the National Law Journal and Vault.com. Many of Constangy's more than 180 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers & Partners®, Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale Hubbell.

Both firms represent employers of all sizes in areas related to labor and employment law, with strong focus on industries including manufacturing, construction, health care, retail, transportation, education, banking and finance, hospitality, governmental, and state and municipal entities.

About Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.

For over two decades, CGWG has provided a full range of legal services, including estate planning and general business law, and has been an established leader in the successful practice of labor, employment and immigration law. Chambers USA has ranked CGWG among the top labor and employment firms in Arkansas for the past 15 years. U.S. News Best Law Firms also ranks the firm in its top tier of firms in the state. Several of the firm's 22 attorneys hold individual rankings from Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell and others.

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