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Ogletree Deakins Strengthens Presence in Chicago, Welcomes Timothy A. Wolfe as Shareholder

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CHICAGO – June 1, 2015 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to welcome Timothy A. Wolfe as a shareholder in the firm’s Chicago office. Wolfe joins Ogletree Deakins from Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP, where he was a partner. Wolfe’s extensive labor and employment law experience will strengthen the firm’s presence in Chicago and throughout the state of Illinois.

Wolfe has more than 25 years of experience representing management in a full range of labor and employment matters, including issues related to compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Older Worker Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Illinois Human Rights Act. Wolfe also has extensive class action litigation experience in the areas of employment discrimination and business torts, such as post-employment covenants and trade secrets litigation. In his employment law counseling practice, Wolfe works closely with clients to develop clear and effective policies and procedures that comply with employment laws, including workforce reductions and post-employment restrictive covenants. He has drafted numerous employee handbooks and other employment law policies and regularly conducts independent investigations regarding claims of discrimination and unlawful harassment in the workplace.

“Tim is a well-credentialed lawyer who has practiced labor and employment law in Chicago for more than two decades,” said Bob Casey, managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins’ Chicago office. “Our clients will benefit from Tim’s wide-ranging experience and intimate understanding of the issues that affect the Illinois labor and employment law landscape.”

Wolfe is active in the Chicago legal and business communities and regularly lectures on myriad employment law topics to corporate law departments and human resources organizations. He earned his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law.

About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has more than 700 lawyers located in 47 offices across the United States, in Europe, and in Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a Law Firm of the Year four consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In 2015, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law – Management category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

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