ATLANTA – June 1, 2022 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm earned a Band 1 ranking in the inaugural Nationwide Occupational Safety and Health category of the Chambers USA 2022 Guide. This annual guide ranks U.S. based law firms and individual lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas. In addition to the national ranking, Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group chair Eric Hobbs (Milwaukee), shareholders Melissa Bailey (Washington D.C.) and Kevin Bland (Orange County), and of counsel Valerie Butera (Detroit Metro) are recognized in the Occupational Safety and Health category.
Chambers USA ranks firms and individual lawyers in bands, Band 1 being the highest, with rankings developed based on research that includes thousands of in-depth interviews with clients and peers. Including the new Occupational Safety and Health ranking, 80 of the firm’s attorneys, three of the nationwide practice groups, and offices in 25 states are included in the Chambers USA 2022 Guide.
Ogletree Deakins’ Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group is comprised of attorneys located in 25 offices across the United States and in Mexico who have experience in nearly 40 industries. These attorneys handle investigations of workplace accidents, assist with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations and inspections, and counsel employers on workplace safety and health best practices. They also represent employers in cases before the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, corresponding OSHA state-plan adjudicatory agencies, and courts.
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 11 consecutive years. In 2022, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management 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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