Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss, LLP has specialized in labor, employment and civil rights law since it was founded in 1976. The firm is organized around the principal that workers and their organizations deserve top-quality legal representation just as much as corporations and large institutions that can pay top dollar for their lawyers.

Best Lawyers Award Badge

U.S. News & World Report’s
2017 Best Law Firms

Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss ranks
Tier 1 among Employment & Labor firms in the Metropolitan region. Rankings are based on reputational data as well as client profiles, the firm’s commitment to pro bono service, the diversity of its legal staff and the significance of legal matters undertaken by the firm.



Kent Y. Hirozawa, who was our partner for 19 years, has been appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the United States Senate as a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, and Ellen Dichner, who was our partner for 23 years, has been appointed as Chief Counsel to the Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, Mark Gaston Pearce.  Kent and Ellen came to our firm in 1986 after serving together as Board Agents at Region 2 of the National Labor Relations Board and became partners in 1990.