Proskauer has added leading Washington, D.C. employment litigator Connie N. Bertram as a Partner in its Washington, DC office, and she will serve as co-head of our preeminent whistleblower team.  Her deep experience and success in the whistleblower space broadens our approach to effectively defending sensitive whistleblower claims and conducting related investigations.  Connie comes from Cooley LLP, where she led the Washington, DC, Employment & Labor and Government Contractor Compliance groups.  She was selected among Washington Business Journal’s “Top Washington Lawyers” in employment litigation, in addition to being named the “Leading Lawyer” in labor and employment law by Legal Times and a “Top Washington Lawyer” in employment law by Washingtonian Magazine.  In 2012, Chambers USA named Ms. Bertram a leading lawyer in labor and employment.