SALT LAKE CITY – June 29, 2023 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to welcome Tim Keegan to the firm’s Salt Lake City office as a shareholder. Tim was previously a partner in the Labor & Employment group of the national law firm Lewis Brisbois.
Tim has more than 15 years of experience defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations. He has successfully first-chaired numerous trials and arbitrations, and regularly counsels employers on a wide array of matters, including disability accommodations and the interactive process, employee leaves of absence, employee handbooks and policies, and litigation avoidance. Tim represents employers ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-sized companies and startups, across a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, technology, education, healthcare, entertainment, banking, and retail.
At Lewis Brisbois, Tim oversaw a full caseload of Utah and California employment litigation matters, as well as state and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) administrative charges. Earlier, Tim owned and practiced as a partner at Ceartas Legal, LLP, an employment litigation and trial law firm.
“Tim has a proven track record of successfully defending employers while providing top-notch client service,” said David Castleberry, office managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins’ Salt Lake City office. “His wealth of experience and broad industry knowledge will allow him to serve as a catalyst for the continued growth of our Salt Lake City office. He will also continue his thriving practice representing clients with California labor and employment needs.”
Tim is also actively involved in the legal and human resources communities, serving as a Board Member for Salt Lake City SHRM. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School and his B.A., cum laude, from Franciscan University.
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