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Ogletree Deakins Launches Technology Practice Group

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ATLANTA – December 2, 2019 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm has launched its Technology Practice Group. The group is co-chaired by Danielle Ochs, a shareholder in the firm’s San Francisco office, and Jenn Betts, a shareholder in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Through the Technology Practice Group, Ogletree Deakins will provide tech employers and users (the “TECHPLACE™”) with labor and employment advice, compliance counseling, and litigation services that embrace innovation and mitigate legal risk. Attorneys in the group will also support clients in the exploration, invention, and/or implementation of new and evolving technologies to navigate the unique and emerging labor and employment issues present in the workplace. Members of Ogletree Deakins’ Technology Practice Group have extensive experience advising and counseling, providing compliance assistance, and representing clients that are dealing with workforce issues presented by modern technology.

The group’s attorneys harness the firm’s global resources to provide TECHPLACE services centered on eight primary areas of focus:

  • AI and Emerging Labor and Employment Practices
  • Automation and Worker Displacement
  • Biometrics, Privacy, and Data Security
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Employee Mobility and Unfair Competition
  • Global Tech, Cross-Border, and Immigration
  • The Gig Economy
  • VR, Robotics, and Workplace Safety

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 nine consecutive years. In 2020, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law – Management and Litigation – ERISA categories. Ogletree Deakins has more than 900 attorneys located in 54 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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