Lawrence M. Pearson is a Partner at Wigdor LLP. Mr. Pearson is a leading labor and employment attorney with over 17 years of experience in the field. He has represented thousands of employees in legal matters involving discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, whistleblowing, wrongful termination, executive compensation, breach of contract, wage and hour violations, entertainment law, civil rights law and class actions. In addition to counseling employees, Mr. Pearson also is a trusted advisor to businesses and has extensive experience advising employers on dispute resolution, executive contracts, workplace policies and compliance, internal investigations, leaves of absence and disability accommodation, restrictive covenants, recruiting and hiring practices, and many other issues. He has represented clients from a wide array of industries, including financial services, law, technology, media and entertainment, publishing and journalism, medicine, hospitality, education, government, architecture, and many others. Mr. Pearson has been recognized by Best Lawyers, a widely respected peer review service, as a leading attorney in the area of Labor and Employment Litigation. He has also been named to the Super Lawyers list for five years in a row (2014-2018). Mr. Pearson received a B.A. in Political Science from The George Washington University and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York.