ATLANTA – June 20, 2018 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that Hugh Christie, Betsy Johnson, Karen Morinelli, William Pilchak, and Robert Sar have been elected as Fellows of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Class of 2018. With the newly-elected Fellows, Ogletree Deakins now has 55 attorneys who are Fellows of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of labor and employment law. Fellows are recognized as members of the labor and employment community who promote achievement, advancement, and excellence in the practice by setting standards of professionalism and civility, sharing their experience and knowledge, and acting as a resource for academia, the government, the judiciary, and the community at large. These individuals are elected based on a rigorous vetting process where nominees are evaluated based on their character, integrity, and professional experience throughout their career. All Fellows of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers have practiced labor and employment law for at least 20 years.
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 53 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
About The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, was founded in 1995 on the 60th anniversary of the National Labor Relations Board and the 30th anniversary of Title VII and Executive Order 11246. The College began as a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of Labor and Employment Law. It has now evolved to become an intellectual and practical resource for the support of our profession and our many audiences. The primary purpose of the College is recognition of individuals, sharing knowledge and delivering value to the many different groups who can benefit from its value model. http://www.laborandemploymentcollege.org/