September 29, 2022

Volume XII, Number 272

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

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.

Premier client service is a firm tradition and remains our top priority.

Our attorneys pledge to:

  • Understand your business and objectives.
  • Focus on and anticipate your needs.
  • Collaborate to develop creative business solutions.
  • Harness technology and innovation to better serve your interests.
  • Communicate in a timely and effective manner.
  • Provide quality representation with exceptional value.

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

Sofia is an associate in the St. Thomas office of Ogletree Deakins.  She received her Juris Doctor from Florida International University College of Law in 2014.  Before joining the firm,...
Brian Moen Employment lawyer Ogletree
Brian graduated, summa cum laude, from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where he was awarded the Minnesota State Bar Association Law Student Excellence in Labor Law Award and was a staff...
Jerald L. Monson III Employment Law Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart Los Angeles, CA
Jerald Monson is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Ogletree Deakins. He represents employers in single plaintiff cases and collective actions in a wide range of employment matters,...
Chris Morehead, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment and Litigation Attorney
Chris is an employment litigator and advisor who takes great pride in defending and assisting his local, regional, and national clients with issues both large and small. Chris regularly...
Mark O. Morgan Employment Law Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart Seattle, WA
Mark represents local and national employers in a variety of employment-related matters. Mark’s diverse practice includes resolving disputes that involve allegations of discrimination,...
Karen Morinelli, Ogletree Deakins, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Karen M. Morinelli is a Shareholder in the Tampa office. As former General Counsel and Vice President of Human Resources, she brings a strong business perspective to both client relations...
Marlén Cortez Morris Chicago Labor Attorney Ogletree Deakins
Marlén Cortez Morris is a Shareholder at Ogletree Deakins' Chicago office. a seasoned advocate and litigator for businesses on a wide range of labor and employment, franchise and...
Rachel Morris, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm, Employment Litigation Attorney
Ms. Morris focuses her practice on representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation and compliance.
Mr. Morrison is a member of the employee benefits and executive compensation group. His practice encompasses all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits, focusing on the...
Marifrances Morrison, Ogletree Deakins, business immigration representation lawyer,
Ms. Morrison provides comprehensive business immigration representation to Fortune 500 companies with an emphasis on technology, semiconductor, financial, and life science industries.  Ms....
Evan Moses Employment Attorney Ogletree
Evan focuses the majority of his practice on “bet the company” employment class/collective action litigation, including taking mass actions through trial. Evan is a recognized leader in...
Jonathan M. Mraunac, Ogletree Deakins, Construction Claim processing Attorney
Jonathan Mraunac represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and other participants in the construction industry. As a member of Ogletree's construction practice group,...


Eric C. Stuart is a shareholder in the Morristown and New York City offices of Ogletree Deakins. He has a career-long commitment to representing employers in all aspects of traditional...
Mark M. Stubley Shareholder Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Mark Stubley is a shareholder in the Greenville office of Ogletree Deakins. He has extensive legal and professional experience in representing employers in labor and employment matters. Mr...
Stumpf, Ogletree, Employment Law
Mallory Stumpf is an associate in Ogletree Deakins' St. Louis office. Mallory earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with minors in Legal Studies and Health Care Ethics, graduating magna...
Gustavo Suarez, Gus, Employment Law Attorney, counseling, background checks, EEOC, Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Of Counsel
Gustavo (“Gus”) Suárez assists employers with a broad range of employment law issues, including counseling on federal and state background check and e-signature law; investigating and...
Jennifer P. Suberlak is an associate in Ogletree Deakins’ San Diego office. Her practice focuses on employment counseling and litigation. Jennifer provides advice to a wide range of...
Deepa Subramanian Employment Attorney Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Deepa Subramanian represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including employment litigation and counseling.  Ms. Subramanian advises and defends clients in federal and state...
Andrea Sullivan Employment Attorney Ogletree Deakins Boston, MA
Andrea joined Ogletree Deakins as an associate in 2021. She represents employers in a wide range of litigation matters, including allegations of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and...
Daniel Sulton Employee Benefits Attorney
Daniel is a member of the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice group and focuses his practice in the area of employee benefit plan compliance and litigation.  Daniel...
John D. Surma is a shareholder in the Houston, Texas office of Ogletree Deakins. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace safety and health matters, including preventive...
Ryan Swink Houston Employment Attorney Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC
Ryan Swink is an associate in the firm’s Houston office, where he advises and represents employers on all matters impacting their employees under federal and state labor and employment laws...
D’Ontae D. Sylvertooth Employment Attorney Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Of Counsel
D’Ontae is an experienced employment law attorney with more than a decade-long career in the federal government, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the...
David Szwarcsztejn Employment Lawyer Ogletree Deakins LA Law Firm
Of Counsel
David’s practice is focused on defending employers in wage and hour class, collective, and representative actions under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA),...


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