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Ogletree Deakins Elevates New Leader in its Healthcare Industry Group

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PHILADELPHIA – October 13, 2021 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, today announces that Janice Dubler has been selected to serve as co-chair of the firm’s Healthcare Industry Group. Along with Jana Baker, Janice will lead Ogletree Deakins’ Healthcare Industry Group, which handles a full range of matters for healthcare industry employers, including employment law litigation and counseling, all aspects of traditional labor law, disability access matters, data protection and privacy issues, employee benefits, workplace safety concerns, and immigration issues.

The group’s attorneys represent more than 1,000 healthcare clients, including nonprofit and for-profit hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care facilities, and physician organizations throughout the United States and internationally. The attorneys in the Healthcare Industry Group are experienced in handling all aspects of employment law for healthcare employers, and they understand the unique legal challenges that healthcare clients must balance with vital and demanding work, numerous compliance regimes, and heavy regulation.

Janice concentrates her practice on defending companies in employment litigation, developing employment policies, and counseling clients in the healthcare industry and beyond on how to avoid litigation. She appears before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in connection with a broad range of employment matters, including discrimination and harassment claims based on gender, sexual orientation, race, age, national origin, and disability, as well as retaliation and whistleblower, breach of contract, trade secret, and restrictive covenant matters. Janice regularly counsels clients on employment discipline, layoffs, terminations, personnel policies, procedures, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Janice is an author and presenter of major issues impacting the healthcare industry, including COVID-19 litigation trends and the steps employers can take to mitigate liability, as well as paid sick leave laws.

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 10 consecutive years. In 2021, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation – Labor & Employment category. 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, including many of the Fortune 50 companies in the U.S. www.ogletree.com

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