Founded in 1977, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
P.C. is one of the premier labor and employment law firms in the
U.S. and Europe. From traditional labor issues, to employment
litigation, to workplace safety, to employee benefits and other
areas, Ogletree Deakins has experienced professionals in all areas
of labor and employment law who provide efficient, client-focused
service to clients. The firm's labor and employment law practices
are complemented by thriving practices in immigration,
construction, environmental law and commercial litigation.
Planting Flags Around the World
Since its founding, Ogletree has grown substantially, adding new
offices every few years until the last decade, when the firm opened
multiple offices per year in cities from Memphis to St. Louis to
Miami. Most recently, the firm launched offices in New York City,
London and Berlin. . As of July 2014, the firm had 45 offices
in 25 states, Washington, DC, Europe and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Recession-era layoff legal issues and the emergence of new federal
labor regulations has helped spur Ogletree's continued growth.
The firm has scooped up some accolades for its management-side
labor and employment practice, including ranking high on
Corporate Counsel Magazine's list of top labor and
employment firms and Chamber's state rankings in the same
arena. In terms of clients, Ogletree assists everyone from
start-ups to more than half of the Fortune 50.
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