March 21, 2017

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Phone: 404-870-1742

Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for six consecutive years. In 2017, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law - Management category. Ogletree Deakins has 800 attorneys located in 50 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

Contributing authors from Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.:

Aaron Warshaw, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Shareholder
Aaron Warshaw is an experienced, attorney who represents a diverse array of clients in labor and employment matters.  He is one of the founding attorneys of the New York City office.  Aaron...
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David A. Abella, Ogletree Deakins, arbitrations litigation lawyer, administrative hearings attorney
Associate
David’s practice is focused on litigation and counseling related to employment and labor law. His experience includes representing employers in disputes in state and federal court,...
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Paul Lancaster Adams, Employment and Labor Relations Attorney, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Office Managing Partner
Paul Lancaster Adams is the Managing Shareholder of Ogletree Deakins' Philadelphia office and member of the Firm-Wide Management Committee, as well as Diversity and Inclusion Steering...
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Margaret Alli, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Shareholder
Meg Alli has focused her practice on the representation and counseling of management concerning the umbrella of employment laws and regulations affecting corporate clients, not-for-profit...
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Benjamin Anchill, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor Law Attorney
Associate
Ben is an associate in Ogletree Deakins’ Detroit (Metro) office.  Before joining the firm, Ben served as a judicial law clerk to five federal judges in the Eastern District of Michigan: U.S...
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Anna F. Angel, Ogletree Deakins, Denver, Visa Applications Lawyer, business immigration matters attorney
Associate
Anna Angel joined the Denver office of Ogletree Deakins in July 2015 as a member of the immigration practice group. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Ms. Angel worked for several years as...
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Raven Applebaum, Ogletree Deakins, employment law guidance attorney, start up ventures lawyer
Of Counsel
Raven Applebaum is a Board Certified attorney offering 10 years of experience as in-house and outside counsel with a targeted emphasis in employment law. Throughout her career, Ms....
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Stephanie Aranyos, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment and Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Stephanie Aranyos serves as of-counsel in the firm’s New York City office. Ms. Aranyos advises and represents employers in a broad spectrum of employment and labor matters involving Title...
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Managing Editor of Firm Publications
Hera S. Arsen, J.D., Ph.D., is Managing Editor of the firm's publications, overseeing the firm's print and online legal publications and content. Hera, who joined Ogletree Deakins in 2003,...
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John Artz, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
For almost 35 years, John Artz has been helping employers with personnel and policy issues and government regulation.  He concentrates his practice in employment and labor law, with a...
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Associate
Ms. Barbieri previously worked for Wakefern Food Corporation, the largest retailer-owned Cooperative in the United States. Ms. Barbieri worked as an HR Generalist for the organization and...
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James M. Barrett, Ogletree Deakins, Workplace Drug testing policy lawyer, labor rights attorney
Shareholder
James Barrett represents private and public employers in all aspects of employment-related disputes. He has defended clients against single plaintiff and class action lawsuits involving...
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Daniel R. Begian, Ogletree Deakins, Federal Law Regulation Attorney, Traditional Labor Disputes Lawyer
Shareholder
Dan is a shareholder in Ogletree Deakins’ St. Louis office. Dan’s practice focuses, primarily, on traditional labor and employment law. With more than 35 years of experience, Dan has...
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Tina Bengs, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Shareholder
Ms. Bengs counsels business clients on various employment and labor issues relating to the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, worker’s compensation, Title VII, unemployment, termination and discipline, labor...
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Eric Berg, Construction Attorney, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Of Counsel
Eric A. Berg focuses his practice on construction law, in both litigation and transactional work. Eric has represented developers, international corporations, contractors, subcontractors,...
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Alexandra Bodnar, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Ms. Bodnar defends employers in litigation, including wage and hour class actions, harassment, discrimination and wrongful discharge cases and trade secret litigation.  She has experience...
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Martin C. Brook, Ogletree Deakins, litigation avoidance counsel, positive employee relations attorney
Shareholder
Martin Brook focuses his practice on representation of employers before state and federal courts and administrative agencies and advising employers on litigation avoidance and positive...
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Ann Louise Brown, Ogletree Deakins, Business attorney, Family based immigration lawyer
Associate
Ann Louise is from Spartanburg, South Carolina. She attended College of Charleston for her undergraduate studies where she studied History and Spanish.  During her senior year at College of...
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Carson Burnham, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, International Labor Attorney
Shareholder, Practice Chair
Carson Burnham leads the International Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins. She is a shareholder based in the Boston office. Carson and her global team manage worldwide labor and employment...
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Andrew P. Burnside, Ogletree Deakins, Employment Law Matters Lawyer, Trade Secrets Attorney
Shareholder
Drew Burnside represents employers in federal and state courts, as well as federal and state administrative agencies, in employment law matters. Drew is admitted in Louisiana and Texas....
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Regina Calabro, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Healthcare Attorney
Of Counsel
Gina concentrates her practice on discrimination and harassment matters, wage and hour claims, and noncompetition and trade secret litigation.  Gina regularly counsels businesses on all...
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Ron Chapman, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment and Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Ron serves on the Firm’s Board of Directors. He is Board Certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and represents employers in all areas of labor and...
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Joseph Charron, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
J.T. Charron is an attorney in the Ogletree Deakins St. Louis, Missouri Office. Mr. Charron represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law. Mr. Charron graduated Kalamazoo...
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Alexander M. Chemers, Ogletree Deakins, wrongful termination, Lawyer, failure to accommodate claims
Associate
Alexander “Zander” Chemers is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Ogletree Deakins.  Zander has defended employers against discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful...
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Jacob D. Cherry, Ogletree Deakins, employment based immigration attorney, worksite compliance matters lawyer
Associate
Jacob D. Cherry is an immigration attorney in the Atlanta office.  His practice is focused on employment-based immigration and worksite compliance matters. Jacob works with multinational...
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Hugh Christie, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Managing Partner
Hugh Christie provides commercial and public sector clients with advice on all elements of employment law, from pre-hiring through recruitment, drafting agreements, benefit plans and...
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Evan Citron, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor Law and Litigation Attorney
Associate
Mr. Citron is an associate in the New York City office. He represents employers in all aspects of employment-related litigation before state and federal courts and administrative agencies....
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Michael Clarkson, Ogletree Deakins, personnel policy attorney, drug testing issues lawyer
Shareholder
Mr. Clarkson is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and regularly appears in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies across the country.  In his work with Ogletree...
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Justin S. Coffey, Immigration Attorney, Ogletree Deakins, Law firm
Shareholder
Mr. Coffey is an attorney in the Immigration Practice Group of Ogletree's Raleigh office. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the International and Immigration Law...
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Michael Comartin, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Michael is an associate in Ogletree Deakins’ Toronto office. His diverse practice spans all areas of employment law, labour law, wage and hours issues, human rights, accessibility, and...
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Shareholder
Maria Greco Danaher regularly represents and counsels companies and healthcare entities in employment-related matters.  Her area of emphasis is employment litigation, including both...
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Associate
Andrea is an associate attorney in the Atlanta office of Ogletree Deakins. She focuses her practice on employment-based immigration. Andrea completed her undergraduate studies at the...
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Lara de Leon, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Shareholder
Lara de Leon represents employers of all sizes in all aspects of employment law, including employment litigation and counseling.  She has extensive experience defending clients in federal...
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Dara L. DeHaven, Ogletree Deakins, monitoring employment policies lawyer, preventive maintenance programs attorney
Shareholder
Dara DeHaven is an advisor and advocate for management. She advises clients in developing, implementing and monitoring employment policies, practices, and preventive maintenance programs to...
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Enrique Del Cueto-Perez, labor, employment, global, Ogletree Deakins Law FIrm
Associate
Enrique A. Del Cueto-Pérez is a full-time member of the International Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins, based in the firm’s Boston office, which assists multinational companies in...
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Kiosha H. Dickey, Employment Attorney, Ogletree Deakins, Law Firm
Of Counsel
Kiosha is a 2004 graduate of Columbia College, where she majored in English and minored in Political Science. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School...
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Bruce J. Douglas, Ogletree Deakins, employers administrative litigation lawyer, Health Care Attorney
Shareholder
Bruce J. Douglas is a shareholder in the Minneapolis office of Ogletree Deakins. He has more than 25 years of experience advising and defending employers in administrative and litigation...
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John Drake, Employment Law, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Of Counsel
John A. Drake helps companies solve their commercial disputes and employment law problems.  He provides advice to prevent or mitigate litigation in a wide range of areas, but he also...
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Aimee Dreiss, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employee Benefits Attorney
Associate
Ms. Dreiss counsels clients regarding qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans and executive compensation plans. She assists clients with voluntary IRS and DOL qualified plan...
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Rene Duckworth, Ogletree Deakins, litigation, discrimination, retaliation cases
Associate
Since joining Ogletree Deakins in 2011, Ms. Duckworth has represented national and local employers from a variety of industries in multiple aspects of employment law.  Ms. Duckworth’s...
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Associate
As an associate at Ogletree Deakins, Ms. Elva’s practice involves representing and advising management in all areas of employment and labor law.  While at Case Western Reserve School of Law...
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Ana Paula Delsol Espada, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Law Attorney
Associate
Ana Paula Delsol Espada joined Ogletree Deakins in September of 2014. Previously, she worked in private practice at a leading law firm in Mexico City with the Labor, Social Security and...
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Jeanne Floyd, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employee Benefits Attorney
Of Counsel
Jeanne is a member of the employee benefits and executive compensation group.  Jeanne focuses her practice on issues concerning health and welfare benefits, including Section 125 cafeteria...
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Shareholder
Simone Francis concentrates her practice in the areas of employment litigation, environmental counseling and litigation, and general litigation. She has represented a range of large, mid-...
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Of Counsel
Andrew Galeziowski's practice is concentrated in the areas of business visas and employment-based immigration for multinational corporations, sports teams, professional athletes, and other...
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Leigh N. Ganchan, Ogletree Deakins, I9 Immigration Lawyer, EVerify compliance attorney
Shareholder
Ms. Ganchan provides business immigration advice to employers and professionals in a variety of industries. Ms. Ganchan is certified in Immigration and Nationality law by the Texas Board of...
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Maria Gandarez, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Immigration Attorney
Shareholder
For more than 30 years, Maria has been practicing exclusively in the field of U.S. immigration law. During her many years of practice, Maria has maintained a commitment to excellence and...
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James Garilas, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Immigration Attorney
Associate
James Garilas joined the firm as an Associate in August 2016, where he practices business immigration law.  He is a 2013 graduate of the College of Charleston, where he earned a B.S. in...
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KyraAnne Gates, Ogletree Deakins, online legal publications
Editor, Firm Publications
KyraAnne Gates is a Legal Editor of Firm Publications, working on the firm’s print and online legal publications and content. KyraAnne’s editorial responsibilities include editing the firm’...
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Greg Guidry, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Shareholder
Greg Guidry is a Shareholder in the firm’s Lafayette, Louisiana office, a satellite location for the New Orleans office. He is licensed in Louisiana and Texas and has successfully...
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Shareholder
Jon M. Gumbel has concentrated his practice in the field of management labor and employment law since 1987.  He has represented employers with respect to litigation and other employment law...
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Christopher Hammon, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Shareholder
Chris Hammon practices in the areas of labor and employment litigation, arbitration, counseling, and investigation.  He represents management in all variety of employment disputes before...
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Associate
Atoyia Harris practices labor and employment litigation. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins in 2016, Atoyia successfully defended matters and assisted clients on wide variety of litigation...
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DJ Harris, Employment Litigation, Ogletree Deakins Law FIrm
Associate
David “DJ” Harris is an associate in the Firm’s Greenville, South Carolina office. Mr. Harris' practice includes all facets of workplace-related litigation defense in federal and state...
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Juan B. Hernandez, Ogletree Deakins, Labor Discriminations Allegations Lawyer, Civil Defense Attorney
Associate
Mr. Hernandez currently focuses his practice on employment litigation matters, including cases alleging violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Chapter 451 of the Texas...
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Associate
Tina joined the immigration practice at Ogletree Deakins in February 2010. Her experience primarily consists of assisting employers with obtaining temporary work visas and permanent...
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Christopher Humber, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
Mr. Humber represents management in a wide variety of labor and employment litigation matters.  Although his practice now is based primarily in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and...
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Allison E. Ianni, Ogletree Deakins, Labor Employee Defense lawyer, Retaliation Litigation attorney
Of Counsel
Allison Ianni is Of Counsel in the New York City office of Ogletree Deakins, where she represents and advises management in all aspects of employment law.  Ms. Ianni regularly defends...
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Betsy Johnson, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Office Managing Shareholder
Betsy Johnson has represented employers in California since 1985. Ms. Johnson actively partners with her clients to seek innovative and practical ways to best meet their unique needs. Ms....
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Matthew Johnson, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Shareholder
Matthew K. Johnson is a shareholder in the Greenville office and represents employers in all aspects of employment and labor law before state and federal agencies and in state and federal...
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Robert Jones, Attorney, Labor, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Shareholder
Robert (“Bob”) Jones is the former California State Deputy Secretary, Special Counsel for the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, (California Department of Labor) appointed by the...
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Timothy Kamin, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Construction Attorney
Shareholder
Timothy C. Kamin focuses his practice on advising and representing employers of all sizes in labor and employment matters including union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining,...
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T. Scott Kelly, Defense Contracting Attorney, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Law firm
Shareholder
Scott Kelly provides practical solutions for federal contractors and subcontractors across the United States to comply with the ever-changing affirmative action obligations imposed by doing...
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Ashley K. Kerr, Ogletree Deakins, International Labor Related Immigration Lawyer,
Associate
Ashley Kerr grew up in Columbia and has been a lifelong resident of South Carolina. She is a 2010 graduate of Princeton University, where she majored in Political Science. She earned her...
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Ursula A. Kienbaum, Ogletree Deakins, Labor, waste disposal lawyer, telecommunications industries attorney
Of Counsel
Ursula Kienbaum has spent her entire legal career representing and counseling  employers in traditional labor and employment law matters. Specializing in traditional labor relations,...
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Jean Kim, Litigation, Employment, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Associate
Jean Kim is an attorney in Ogletree Deakins’ Charleston, South Carolina office.  Jean grew up in Austin, Texas and moved to South Carolina during high school.  She graduated from Clemson...
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Amy C. Knapp, Ogletree Deakins, employment litigation attorney, governmental agencies compliance lawyer
Associate
Amy is an associate attorney at Ogletree Deakins in the Portland office. Amy represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation before federal and state courts as well as...
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Matthew Kolodziej, Immigration, Visas, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Counsel
Matthew Kolodziej has over ten years of experience helping companies and individuals obtain visas for investors (EB-5, E-2), skilled workers (H-1B, E-3, TN), and inter-company transferees (...
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Ceridwen J. Koski, Ogletree Deakins, Investor Start ups lawyer, Global Corporations Attorney
Shareholder
Admitted to the state bars of Colorado, Arizona and New York, Ceri has experience working with clients that range from Fortune 500 companies, individual investors, start-up companies, U.S....
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Jessica Kuester, Ogletree Daikins Law Firm, Employment Benefits Attorney
Of Counsel
Jessica Kuester practices in the area of employee benefits.  She has experience representing employers in a wide variety of compliance areas, including health plans and retirement plans. ...
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Caroline Larsen, Litigation, Employment, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Shareholder
Caroline Larsen has litigated and defended clients in a wide variety of employment matters in various venues, including Arizona state court, various district courts, the Arizona Court of...
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Whitney Larson, Ogletree Deakins, non-immigrant visas, labor certification lawyer
Associate
Ms. Larson is an immigration associate in the Raleigh office. Her practice includes all aspects of U.S. corporate immigration law, including non-immigrant visas, labor certification, and...
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Kimberly Lehman, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Kim Lehman represents management in all aspects of employment law and focuses her practice in the area of employment litigation. Ms. Lehman has experience representing management in a wide...
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Margaret S. Lopez, Ogletree Deakins, mining companies lawyer, gravel industries attorney
Office Managing Shareholder
Margo Lopez is the Managing Shareholder of the Washington, D.C. office and a long time workplace safety lawyer representing mining companies in the coal, metal, stone, sand and gravel...
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Patrick J. Maher, Ogletree Deakins, Federal Labor litigation Lawyer
Senior Counsel
Patrick Maher is senior counsel in the Dallas office of Ogletree Deakins.  He received a B.S. with highest honors from the University of Santa Clara and a J.D. with high honors from the...
Rebecca L. Marks, Ogletree Deakins, Multinational Corporate Lawyer, International Labor Attorney
Of Counsel
Rebecca Marks is a member of the International Practice Group, which provides worldwide labor and employment law support in over 100 countries. Her expertise includes crafting practical,...
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Tevis Marshall, Ogletree Deakins, reasonable accommodations lawyer, FMLA leave attorney, workplace investigations
Shareholder
Tevis Marshall is a founding member of the firm's Richmond office and focuses his practice on all aspects of traditional employment law. He regularly counsels employers on a broad range of...
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John Martin, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law and Energy Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
John Martin focuses his practice on occupational safety and health compliance and litigation. He serves as national OSHA counsel for three publicly-traded companies, and has over 15 years...
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Michael L. Matula, employment litigation attorney, Ogletree Deakins, law firm
Shareholder
Michael Matula is a shareholder in the firm’s Kansas City office. Mike concentrates his practice in the areas of employment litigation and counseling. He has represented employers in a wide...
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Charles Mc Donald, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment and Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
My name is Chuck McDonald and I am a shareholder in the Greenville office and I practice primarily in the area of employment litigation. I was certified as a specialist in employment and...
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Daniella McGuigan, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
Partner
Daniella advises on all aspects of employment law representing employers in both the private and public sector. Daniella has a particular interest in equal pay and has handled complex equal...
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Simon McMenemy, Labor Employment, Managing Partner, New York, OgleTree Deakins law firm
Managing Partner
Simon is an experienced employment law practitioner. He was called to the Bar in 1995, and subsequently qualified as a solicitor while working in the employment and incentives team of a...
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Jordan C. Mendez, Ogletree Deakins, Immigration Lawyer, Visa Approvals Attorney
Associate
Jordan Mendez is originally from Richmond, Virginia, and is fluent in Spanish. She studied International Studies at Elon University, during which time she studied abroad in Ecuador,...
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Marcela A. Mendoza, Ogletree Deakins, immigrantion lawyer, non immigrant visa petitions attorney
Of Counsel
Ms. Mendoza has joined the immigration practice at Ogletree Deakins. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, she served as immigration in-house counsel for a Fortune 1000 company, Qwest...
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Tibor Nagy, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Office Managing Shareholder
With decades of in-depth labor and employment law experience representing a wide range of employers, including the aerospace, healthcare, hospitality, retail, transportation, manufacturing...
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Leigh Nason, Federal Contractors, OFCCP, Ogletree Deakins, Shareholder, Attorney
Shareholder
Leigh Nason is a shareholder in the Columbia, South Carolina office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak and Stewart, P.C., and chairs the firm’s Affirmative Action/OFCCP Compliance Practice...
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Diana Nehro, Employment Attorney, Global, Ogletree Deakins Law FIrm
Shareholder
Ms. Nehro is the Deputy to the Chair of the International Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins and is based in the firm’s Boston office. Ms. Nehro assists clients in efficiently and...
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Rafael Nandel Flores, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Complex Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Rafael G. Nendel-Flores represents employers in complex litigation matters including wage-hour class actions, appellate litigation and employment tax controversies. Rafael’s practice also...
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Sarah R. Nichols, Ogletree Deakins, background checks lawyer, Workplace training attorney
Shareholder
Ms. Nichols is an attorney with 10 years of experience counseling and defending employers. She has an active advice practice, partnering with clients to develop and implement national and...
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Danielle Ochs, Ogletree Deakins, Employer Defense Lawyer, arbitration proceedings Attorney
Shareholder
Ms. Ochs works in the San Francisco office of Ogletree Deakins, where she is a Shareholder. She has nearly 20 years of experience as a civil litigator, with an emphasis on the defense of...
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Christopher W. Olmsted, Ogletree Deakins, Employment Law Compliance Attorney, Retaliation Claims Lawyer,
Shareholder
Christopher Olmsted is a shareholder in the firm's San Diego office. Mr. Olmsted helps businesses avoid employment-related legal claims by providing California employment law compliance...
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Jared Palmer, Class Action Defense, employment disputes, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Associate
Jared Palmer’s practice focuses on counseling and defending public and private companies in class action and single plaintiff employment disputes before administrative agencies and in state...
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James, Jim, Paul, Litigator, EEOC, NLRB, DOJ, OSHA, Ogletree Deakins
Shareholder
Jim has extensive experience in handling labor and employment law litigation in federal and state courts, and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor...
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Phillip Pemberton, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Immigration and Construction Attorney
Associate
Phil brings multiple years of experience working with companies to find creative solutions to solve problems. Before law school, Phil worked in a project management role in the construction...
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Kelly Pena, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Litigation Attorney
Associate
Kelly M. Peña is an associate attorney in the Miami office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Ms. Peña’s practice focuses primarily on employment litigation.  Ms. Peña...
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Patti Perez, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law and Conflict Resolution Attorney
Shareholder
Ms. Perez’s practice is dedicated exclusively to conflict resolution and conflict avoidance in the workplace. Her conflict resolution practice involves helping companies find solutions...
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Grant Petersen, Labor, Employment, Ogletree Deakins
Shareholder
Mr. Petersen represents and counsels employers regarding a broad range of U.S. and international labor and employment law issues, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-corruption law...
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M. Tae Phillips, Ogletree Deakins, Employment litigation lawyer, Workplace Discrimination Attorney
Associate
Tae is an associate in the firm’s Birmingham office and focuses his practice on assisting employers and companies with the many challenges they face on a daily basis. A significant portion...
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Sarah Platt, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
Of Counsel
Sarah Platt is of counsel in the firm’s Milwaukee office. She represents employers in all areas of employment law, including: Proactive, practical counseling regarding hiring, discipline,...
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Steven F. Pockrass, Ogletree Deakins, Employment Solutions Lawyer, Wage Related Issues Attorney
Shareholder
Steven (“Steve”) Pockrass is Co-Chair of the firm’s Wage and Hour Practice Group. In this position, he helps clients and attorneys throughout the firm deliver proactive and responsive...
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Hanna Raanan, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Wage Class Action Litigation Attorney
Associate
Ms. Raanan represents clients in complex wage and hour litigation, involving claims for employee misclassification, rounding violations, regular rate of pay issues, meal/rest period...
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David Raizman, Disability RIghts Practice, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Shareholder
David Raizman is nationally known for his disability rights practice, specifically for his work under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In 2012, he was recognized by the Los...
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Steven Reid, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Steve Reid counsels and represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters arising under federal and state laws. Steve graduated from the University of Denver Sturm...
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Michael J. Riccobono, Ogletree Deakins, multiplaintiff discrimination lawyer, harassment attorney
Associate
Michael J. Riccobono is an employment litigator who regularly defends employers against single- and multi-plaintiff discrimination, harassment, whistleblower, retaliation, and non-...
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Stephen Riga, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor Law and Privacy Attorney
Of Counsel
Mr. Riga concentrates his practice in the area of employee benefits and privacy and security issues. Mr. Riga's benefits practice includes work with funds and employers to design, maintain...
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Grace Ristuccia, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employee Benefits Attorney
Associate
Ms. Ristuccia assists clients on a variety of compliance, administration, and plan design issues for all types of employee benefit plans, including qualified plans, non-qualified plans,...
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Alfred B. Robinson, Jr., Ogletree Deakins, Employment Compliance Lawyer, recordkeeping requirements attorney
Shareholder
Mr. Robinson has practiced labor and employment law and advised business clients on employment compliance issues for most of his career.  His practice focuses on wage and hour matters and...
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William C. Ruggiero, Ogletree Deakins, employee handbooks attorney, personnel policies lawyer
Associate
William C. Ruggiero is an associate in the Stamford office of Ogletree Deakins.  His practice is focused on defending employers against allegations of discrimination and retaliation in a...
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Jennifer S. Rusie, Ogletree Deakins, employment litigation lawyer, common law wrongful termination attorney
Shareholder
Jennifer Rusie represents management in the area of labor and employment law with an emphasis on employment litigation, including cases involving Title VII, the ADAAA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA,...
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Lowell Sachs, Practice Support Manager, Client Services, Ogletree Deakins
Practice Support Manager
Mr. Sachs is a Practice Support Manager with the firm’s Client Services department. In this role he works with attorneys across the firm and with other client services professionals to...
919-787-9700
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Stefano Sandoval, labor, employment attorney, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Associate
Stefano Sandoval Malori joined Ogletree Deakins in January 2016. Prior to that, Stefano joined a small local law firm as Partner of the Labor, Employment and Social Security Practice Group...
(+52)55-9171-1510
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Arthur Sapper, Administrative and Regulatory Attorney, Ogletree Deakins, Law Firm
Of Counsel
Arthur G. Sapper is Senior Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Ogletree Deakins, where he practices administrative and regulatory law. Art focuses his practice on all areas of...
202-263-0270
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Robert Sar, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Office Managing Shareholder
Bob is a seasoned litigator and trial attorney who represents clients on all aspects of labor and employment law.  He has taken numerous cases to winning verdict in jury trials, arbitration...
919-789-3160
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Rajula Sati, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Immigration Attorney
Of Counsel
Ms. Sati has provided immigration-related advice to Fortune Global 500 companies in the multimedia, beverage and automobile manufacturing industries. In addition, she has counseled finance...
212-492-2076
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Diane M. Saunders, Ogletree Deakins, Labor Litigation Issues Lawyer, non-profit organizations attorney
Shareholder
Diane Saunders is a Shareholder in the Boston office. Ms. Saunders is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Retail Practice Group, and a member of the firm’s Steering Committees for the Class Action...
617-994-5704
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Shabri Sharma, Ogletree Deakins, employment discrimination claims lawyer, mandatory arbitration policies attorney
Associate
Shabri Sharma is an Associate in the New York City office, where she represents and advises management in all aspects of employment law. Ms. Sharma has experience in advising and counseling...
212-492-2097
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Robert M. Shea, Ogletree Deakins, Lawful Termination Lawyer, worker misclassification attorney
Shareholder
Bob Shea is a Shareholder in the Boston office of Ogletree Deakins. Bob’s practice includes working closely with clients to develop best practices, and providing advice on discipline and...
617-994-5722
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Evan J. Shenkman, Ogletree Deakins, Knowledge Management Counsel, Creative Processes Manager
Senior Manager
Evan J. Shenkman is a member of Ogletree Deakins’ Knowledge Management Department, serving as the firm’s Senior Manager of Knowledge Management Counsel and Research.  In his role, Mr....
973-656-1600
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Jack S. Sholkoff, Ogletree Deakins, general counseling lawyer, conducting administrative hearings
Shareholder
For more than twenty years, Jack S. Sholkoff has been working with employers to manage and resolve their employment law related matters. Mr. Sholkoff has handled all facets of employment...
213-438-1281
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Andrew E. Tanick, Ogletree Deakins, severance negotiations lawyer, employment policies attorney
Shareholder
Andy Tanick has over 25 years of experience defending employment claims and helping employers develop effective policies and avoid litigation. He advises businesses of all sizes on issues...
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Justin T. Tarka, Employment Matters Attorney, Ogletree Deakins, Law Firm
Associate
Justin Tarka is an associate in the London office of Ogletree Deakins. He advises clients across a range of sectors on a variety of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters....
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Christopher L. Thomas, Immigration Law Attorney, Ogletree Deakins, Law firm
Shareholder
Mr. Thomas practices exclusively in the area of immigration law.  He represents companies throughout the world in developing global mobility policies, securing necessary work visas and...
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Michael Thomas, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
Associate
Michael’s practice focuses on representation of employers in wage and hour class actions and PAGA claims. Michael also advises and defends employers on all aspects of labor and employment...
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Charles Thompson, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
Charles L. Thompson IV counsels and defends employers in wrongful termination, discrimination, and other employment-related matters.  These areas include trade secrets and unfair...
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Corey N. Thrush, Ogletree Deakins, employment attorney, general business litigation lawyer
Associate
Corey Thrush’s practice focuses on employment counseling as well as employment and general business litigation. She counsels clients on a wide range of employment issues and represents...
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Todd Torres, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Litigation Attorney
Associate
Todd Torres is an associate in the Boston office where he focuses his practice on employment litigation.  He offers advice and provides representation before both state and federal courts...
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Ashley Totorica, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law and Litigation Attorney
Associate
Ashley Totorica is an associate in the Stamford office of Ogletree Deakins. His practice encompasses the full range of employment law counseling and litigation. Mr. Totorica defends...
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Hal D. Ungar, Ogletree Deakins, personal injury attorney, insurance law
Associate
Hal D. Ungar brings eight years of practical experience to his diverse practice, which includes the fields of labor and employment, construction, admiralty, personal injury and insurance...
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Danielle Vanderzanden, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor Law and Privacy Attorney
Shareholder
Ms. Vanderzanden is a Shareholder in the Boston office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Data Privacy practice group.  She specializes in the areas of privacy, restrictive covenant, wage and hour...
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Thomas Vasiljevich, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor Law Attorney
Shareholder
Thomas Vasiljevich is a shareholder in the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group and has nearly 30 years of experience representing and advising clients on a...
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Timothy Verrall, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Data Privacy and Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
Timothy G. Verrall is a shareholder in the Houston office of Ogletree Deakins where he advises a diverse range of clients on a wide variety of employee benefit plan issues arising under...
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Karen Vossler, Ogletree Deakins, Employment Law and Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Karen Vossler represents domestic and global employers in a variety of industries across the spectrum of employment and traditional labor law matters.  Drawing from a wealth of both in-...
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Ashley Wenger Slaba, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
Of Counsel
Ashley Wenger-Slaba advises and represents large and small employers on a wide variety of employment law matters. Having spent a period of time in house, Ashley draws on that experience to...
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Steven Williams, Ogletree Deakins, Denver, Business Immigration Visa Lawyer, high-tech fields Attorney
Associate
Steven’s broad-ranging experience with immigration practice stems from his work within institutions of higher education and the federal government prior to joining Ogletree Deakins. His...
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Thornell Williams, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Law Attorney
Shareholder
Thornell Williams began his legal career with Ogletree in 2005.  His practice currently involves providing strategic advice and representation to management clients in traditional labor...
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Cole Wist, Ogletree Daikins Law Firm, Employment Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Cole Wist has more than 25 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts across the country.  His primary practice areas are workplace safety and health and employment...
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Jennifer Woodruff, Background Check Attorney, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Of Counsel
As a member of the firm’s Background Check Advice team, Jennifer offers practical, real-world advice on analyzing, drafting, and implementing valid background check authorization and...
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Marc Zaken, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Office Managing Shareholder
Marc Zaken is the Managing Shareholder of the Stamford office of Ogletree Deakins. For over 30 years, Marc has exclusively represented management clients in labor and employment law matters...
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David Zwisler, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Attorney
Of Counsel
David Zwisler is a trusted senior leader, legal advisor, and strategist with an 18-year history of navigating the complexities of compliance and developing practical solutions. Mr. Zwisler...
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