(ATLANTA) February 5, 2014 - FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, is pleased to announce that five attorneys and the staff of Tysons Corner-based Kruchko & Fries merged with FordHarrison on February 1, 2014.  The merger with Kruchko & Fries adds offices in Tysons Corner and Baltimore to FordHarrison’s footprint which now includes more than 200 attorneys and 27 offices including five affiliates. 

Added to FordHarrison’s existing office in Washington, DC, the firm will increase its presence in the Mid-Atlantic region which will enable the firm to continue providing its clients with the highest level of service. FordHarrison's national footprint and additional capabilities in labor and employment law will also be a valuable resource to the current clients of Kruchko & Fries.

“We are pleased to welcome these experienced and highly regarded attorneys who share our commitment and dedication to serving clients in the practice of labor and employment law," said Firm Managing Partner C. Lash Harrison.

John Kruchko added, "We are looking forward to joining FordHarrison and feel confident that being a part of the firm will enhance our ability to serve our clients by offering them greater resources on both a national and global scale.”

The firm will practice in the Krucho & Fries offices in Tysons Corner, at 1750 Tysons Boulevard, Suite 560, and Baltimore, at 502 Washington Avenue, Suite 400.  Partner John Kruchko can be reached in Tysons Corner at (410) 321-7310 or jkruchko@fordharrison.com.

About Kruchko & Fries: 
Kruchko & Fries was founded in 1978 with a practice limited to the representation of management in all phases of labor, employment, equal employment opportunity law, wage and hour law, benefits law and related litigation. Clients range in size from small businesses to "Fortune 100" corporations and include private and public sector employers, technology companies, health care institutions, government contractors, manufacturers, construction companies, banks and service organizations.

About FordHarrison LLP:
FordHarrison is a labor & employment law firm with 27 offices, including five affiliate firms. Through its membership in the global employment law firm alliance, Ius Laboris, FordHarrison provides clients the "right response at the right time" for employment law issues throughout the world. FordHarrison attorneys represent employers in labor, employment, immigration and employee benefits matters, including litigation. For more information on FordHarrison or Ius Laboris, visit fordharrison.com or iuslaboris.com.