Ogletree Deakins is pleased to announce the formation of its Retail Practice Group— comprised of a diverse group of attorneys who are experienced in advising and representing retailers in a wide range of labor and employment matters. The attorneys in our Retail Practice Group work with retailers throughout the country and around the world. Through the Retail Practice Group, Ogletree Deakins leverages its extensive industry and legal experience to help retailers solve their labor and employment problems and strategize best practices and solutions to those problems, and to identify trends and emerging issues in the retail industry. We also provide our retail clients with cutting-edge legal advice and strategies on existing and emerging issues, with the use of cost-effective compliance and training tools specifically designed with retailers in mind. From single-store operations to global retailers, Ogletree Deakins’ Retail Practice Group offers unparalleled experience, superior service and value to our retail clients.

The Retail Practice Group blog will keep Ogletree Deakins’ retail clients and colleagues updated on the latest labor and employment law issues facing retailers. The blog will include legal news and insights for human resources professionals, in-house counsel, and management that are topical, straightforward, and strategic. With blog posts on issues ranging from micro-unit bargaining and disability access to crowd management safety guidelines, the Ogletree Deakins blog offers the latest information and practical considerations for retailers.

Join us for on September 26, 2014, in New York City for our inaugural roundtable event, “Retail Roundtable: Caught in the Crosshairs—the Retail Industry and the NLRB.” (Register here.) Former National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Member, Brian E. Hayes, who is currently a shareholder in the Washington D.C. office of Ogletree Deakins will offer a unique perspective on the latest developments at the NLRB and their impact on the retail industry, as well as on what retailers can expect from the NLRB in the future.



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Ogletree Deakins is a retail industry leader with clients ranging from brick-and-mortar retailers to online merchants, and small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations. We represent companies in a range of retail sectors, including but not limited to: discount stores, department stores, luxury retailers, home goods and specialty stores, home improvement centers, grocers, pharmacies, online retailers…

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