MEXICO CITY– September 12, 2016 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm’s Mexico City office and the office’s managing partner, Pietro Straulino-Rodriguez, have been recommended in The Legal 500 Latin America 2016. Both Ogletree Deakins and Straulino-Rodriguez were recommended in the Labour and employment category.
The Legal 500 Latin America is an authoritative guide to Latin America’s leading law firms and individuals who are selected solely on merit. The annual referral guide provides a detailed qualitative review of more than 600 commercial law firms across 18 key jurisdictions in the region across all relevant practice areas. For the 2016 edition, researchers reviewed the strengths and capabilities of law firms across Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
Ogletree Deakins and 24 of the firm’s attorneys were also recommended in four categories in The Legal 500 United States 2016: Labor and employment – Immigration, Labor and employment – Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) – defense, Labor and employment – Labor-management relations, and Labor and employment – Workplace and employment counseling.
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. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for five consecutive years. In 2016, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 750 attorneys located in 49 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.