ATLANTA – June 20, 2023 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that shareholders Steven Pockrass and Phillip Russell have been elected as Fellows of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers Class of 2023. Pockrass and Russell are among more than 60 Ogletree Deakins attorneys who are Fellows of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers.
The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers is a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of labor and employment law. Fellows are recognized as distinguished members of the labor and employment community who promote achievement, advancement, and excellence in the practice by setting standards of professionalism and civility, sharing their experience and knowledge, and acting as a resource for academia, the government, the judiciary, and the community at large. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication, and excellence. All Fellows of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers have practiced labor and employment law for at least 20 years.
Pockrass and Russell will be recognized at the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers’ formal induction ceremony this November.
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 12 consecutive years. In the 2023 edition, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation – Labor & Employment category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 950 attorneys located in 55 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
About The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, was founded in 1995 on the 60th anniversary of the National Labor Relations Board and the 30th anniversary of Title VII and Executive Order 11246. The College began as a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of Labor and Employment Law. It has now evolved to become an intellectual and practical resource for the support of our profession and our many audiences. The primary purpose of the College is recognition of individuals, sharing knowledge and delivering value to the many different groups who can benefit from its value model. http://www.laborandemploymentcollege.org/