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Ogletree Deakins Welcomes Peter Zinober “Dean” of Florida Labor and Employment Bar

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TAMPA, Fla. – May 1, 2019 – Ogletree Deakins is delighted to welcome Peter Zinober, “Dean” of the Florida labor and employment bar, to its Tampa office. In addition to his full-time practice of law, Zinober will assist the Firm’s Executive Committee with strategic expansion in Florida and other key major markets.

Zinober focuses his practice on litigating cases involving claims of discrimination, complex wage and hour issues, and whistleblower defense. He also represents employers with traditional labor relations issues, primarily in connection with collective bargaining and unfair labor practice and representation case proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. Zinober is a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He is also a Board Certified Labor & Employment Lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

“Anyone who practices labor and employment law in the state of Florida is familiar with Pete and knows the depth of skill he brings to the table, how strongly he advocates for this clients, and the excellent, high-touch service he delivers flawlessly to his clients,” said Ed McKenna, managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins’ Tampa office. “We are thrilled that Pete is bringing his practice to Ogletree Deakins.”

“I am thrilled to commence the next, and final, phase of my career as a labor and employment lawyer with Ogletree Deakins, one of the premier labor and employment practices in the world,” Zinober said. “Over many years, dozens of Ogletree lawyers have been respected colleagues and good friends, and their 900 labor and employment lawyers worldwide offer a superb platform for my locally based and national clients.”

Zinober is recognized perennially by leading organizations noted for ranking lawyers based on client feedback, skill, and other metrics, including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Super Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Lawdragon/Human Resource Executive, and Florida Trend.

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 eight consecutive years. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management 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

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