CHARLOTTE, N.C. – March 1, 2018 – Ogletree Deakins shareholder Margaret (Maggie) Hanrahan has been named co-chair of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group. Hanrahan will serve alongside Patrick Hulla, who has chaired the group for more than a decade.
Hanrahan has practiced employment law since 2004, spending the majority of her career in the Atlanta and Charlotte offices of Ogletree Deakins. Through the years of her practice, she has developed extensive experience litigating and managing large-scale class and collective actions. Hanrahan also regularly assists companies of all sizes with general wage-hour advice and is particularly knowledgeable about independent contractor misclassification issues.
“Having worked with Maggie on class actions, I can very confidently say she does an excellent job leading others,” said Hulla. “She possesses outstanding substantive knowledge about class actions and is extremely action-oriented. I look forward to working with Maggie and watching her succeed in a leadership role.”
More than 100 Ogletree Deakins attorneys—located in the firm’s offices from coast to coast—are members of the Class Action Practice Group. These attorneys have decades of experience handling a full range of federal and state law class and collective actions, including those arising under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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 seven consecutive years. In 2018, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation – Labor & Employment category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 850 attorneys located in 52 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. www.ogletree.com