CLEVELAND – January 30, 2020 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that Donald (Doni) Bulea joins the firm as shareholder resident in its Cleveland office. Bulea is an employment law litigator and counselor who joins Ogletree Deakins after successfully representing Ohio employers for more than 11 years.
Bulea has extensive experience in employment litigation and counsels employers on the full range of workplace issues. His litigation practice is focused primarily in the financial services, healthcare, education, and retail industries. He has represented employers before various administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Bulea also provides counseling to human resources departments and in-house counsel on employee discipline, wage and hour, accommodation requests, Family and Medical Leave Act leave and benefit entitlement, and conducting internal investigations.
“Employment litigation shows no sign of slowing down, and employers must always be on guard,” said Bruce Hearey, managing shareholder of the Cleveland office. “Doni is a skilled practitioner who can defend employers in court and also coach and advise them on how to remain compliant with ever-changing employment laws. We’re excited to welcome him to Ogletree Deakins.”
Bulea received his J.D. from the Cleveland-Marshall School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude. Earlier, he earned his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University.
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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 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