Practice Groups

At Ogletree Deakins, our more than 750 lawyers in 49 offices across the United States, and in Canada, Mexico, and Europe work daily with employers in connection with their workplace needs. 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.

Affirmative Action and OFCCP Compliance

Government regulations require federal contractors and subcontractors to prepare annual AAPs. We routinely assist covered manufacturing, construction,...

Appellate

At Ogletree Deakins, our appellate attorneys know that appeals court rulings can affect our clients’ industries as a whole. Ogletree...

Background Checks

Background checks are a trending topic for employers because of the tidal wave of class action lawsuits alleging technical violations of the federal...

Class Action

Our class action lawyers are veterans. We have decades of experience handling numerous types of federal and state law class and collective actions,...

Data Privacy

The attorneys in the Data Privacy Practice Group at Ogletree Deakins understand that data now accumulates quickly and transmits easily. As the law...

Disability Access

OUR FOCUS, YOUR GOALS. The lawyers in Ogletree Deakins' Disability Access Practice Group have extensive experience helping their clients face the...

Drug Testing

Ogletree Deakins understands that employers face complex and nuanced issues when implementing and enforcing drug and alcohol testing and substance...

E-Discovery and Records Retention

Recognizing that litigation in the 21st Century often focuses on discovery issues – and that advance preparation for discovery is a big step...

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

Ogletree Deakins has one of the largest teams of employee benefits and executive compensation practitioners in the United States. As part of a firm...

Employment Law

Ogletree Deakins’ employment lawyers are experienced in all aspects of employment law, from day-to-day advices to complex employment litigation....

ERISA Litigation

Ogletree Deakins has one of the largest teams of employee benefits, executive compensation, and Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)...

Ethics Compliance, Investigations and Whistleblower Response

Ogletree Deakins provides clients with innovative and business-oriented solutions to compliance issues across every facet of labor and employment law....

Governmental Affairs

Ogletree Governmental Affairs, Inc. (OGA), a subsidiary of Ogletree Deakins, is a full service legislative and regulatory affairs consulting firm,...

Immigration

Ogletree Deakins has one of the largest business immigration practices in the United States and provides a wide range of legal services for employers...

International

At Ogletree Deakins, we understand that our clients’ employment issues often are not isolated to one state, country or region of the world. Our...

Leaves of Absence/Reasonable Accommodation

Managing leaves and reasonably accommodating employees can be complex, frustrating, and expose employers to legal peril. Employers must navigate a...

Litigation

Ogletree Deakins' litigation practice continues to expand with each new employment right or legal obligation created by legislatures or the courts....

Pay Equity

Recent high-profile lawsuits and increased activity from state legislatures have thrust pay equity issues to the forefront for today’s...

RIF/WARN

Whether it’s a change in a client’s existing business structure, the acquisition of another entity, or a downturn in an economic sector,...

Traditional Labor Relations

The attorneys in Ogletree Deakins’ Traditional Labor Practice Group have vast experience in complex and sophisticated traditional labor law...

Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets

Long gone are the days when a loyal employee works his or her whole life for the same employer. Today, the typical employee works for a company for...

Wage and Hour

Ogletree Deakins’ Wage and Hour Practice Group features attorneys who are experienced in advising and representing employers in a wide range of...

Workplace Safety and Health

The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) practice of Ogletree Deakins is characterized by the knowledge and credibility of our attorneys, and the...

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