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Potter Anderson & Corroon's McDonough Named to HR Executive's List of Most Powerful Employment Attorneys in the Country

July 9, 2009

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP is pleased to announce labor and employment partner Kathleen Furey McDonough has been recognized in "Top 100: The Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys for 2009.” The list was prepared for Human Resource Executive magazine, a leading human resource publication, by Lawdragon, a news, ranking and networking resource for lawyers and clients.

"Potter Anderson is extremely proud of the distinction Kathleen has received,” said Donald J. Wolfe, Jr., the firm’s chairman. “She provides outstanding legal counsel and client service, and she is certainly deserving of this recognition.”

Lawdragon contacted more than 20,000 lawyers and judges nationwide, and respondents were asked to nominate individual lawyers who excelled in this field of legal practice in the past year.

Ms. McDonough’s practice focuses on all aspects of personnel policies and practices, with a strong emphasis on litigation avoidance. She regularly represents employers before federal and state administrative agencies and courts, and public and private employers in union negotiations and labor arbitration. Ms. McDonough also provides training for clients on employment-related topics such as union avoidance, employee supervision, discipline and discharge, sexual harassment, reductions-in-force, and employment discrimination. She received her J.D. from Temple University and A.B. from St. Joseph’s University.

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP is based in Wilmington, Delaware, and provides legal advice to some of the largest national and multinational corporations, as well as to local and state businesses, governmental and non-profit entities and individuals. Attorneys at Potter Anderson, Delaware’s oldest law firm, have extensive experience in Delaware corporation law and practice regularly before the Delaware courts. Visit the firm’s Web site at for more information about Potter Anderson, The Delaware Advantage.