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2021 DIVERSITY DATABASE UNDERWRITER Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.


"The firm's member Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee (DISC) supports the Chief Diversity and Professional Development Officer (CDPDO) in developing, coordinating and implementing Ogletree Deakins' firm-wide diversity and inclusion efforts and to support local offices in meeting their specific diversity and inclusion needs. The DISC is co-chaired by the CDPDO and the Chair of the Firm and includes key shareholders and staff from around the firm. DISC members serve on subcommittees to further firmwide D&I initiatives as..."

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

The Ogletree Building
300 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: (864) 271-1300

Firm Stats

Chairman and Managing Partner: C. Matthew Keen
Recruiting Chair: Vanessa A. Russell
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
750 - 1K

Base Salary

1st year: $125,319
2nd year: $130,319
3rd year: $135,851
4th year: $141,915
5th year: $150,532
6th year: $159,255
7th year: $167,287
8th year: $176,489
Summer associate: $2,267/week *Average representation of the firm’s salary scale. Each office pays specific to its region based on cost of region analysis.

Employment Contact

Vanessa A. Russell
Director of Recruiting & Retention
(317) 916-2563

No. of U.S. Offices: 48

No. of International Offices: 6

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Birmingham, AL
Boston, MA
Charleston, SC
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cleveland, OH
Columbia, SC
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO
Detroit, MI
Greenville, SC (HQ)
Houston, TX
Indianapolis, IN
Jackson, MS
Kansas City, MO
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
Memphis, TN
Miami, FL
Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis, MN
Morristown, NJ
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
Oklahoma City, OK
Orange County, CA
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix, AZ
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, ME
Portland, OR
Raleigh, NC
Richmond, VA
Sacramento, CA
San Antonio, TX
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
St. Louis, MO
St Thomas, VI
Stamford, CT
Tampa, FL
Torrance, CA
Tucson, AZ
Washington, DC
Mexico City
Toronto, ON
Montreal, QC

Major Departments

Class Action
Traditional Labor
Affirmative Action & OFCCP
Wage & Hour
Employee Benefits
*See firm website for additional departments and specific practice areas and industries.