Arthur G. Sapper is Senior Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Ogletree Deakins, where he practices administrative and regulatory law. Art focuses his practice on all areas of occupational safety and health (OSHA) law and mine safety and health (MSHA) law, including inspections, discrimination investigations, litigation, rulemaking, counseling and lobbying.
Art litigates regularly before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, the federal appellate courts and various administrative bodies. He is a frequent author for EHS Today magazine.
Art has testified several times before Congress on OSHA issues. He was chosen by EHS TODAY magazine as among “The 50 People Who Most Influenced EHS in 2012-13.” He was also so chosen in 2010 and 2011.
Before joining the Firm, Art held the position of deputy general counsel of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. He is also a former special counsel and assistant general counsel to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission.
For nine years Art was an adjunct professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught a graduate course in OSHA law. He was also a member of the Committee on Model Agency Procedural Rules of the Administrative Conference of the United States, and the Maryland Occupational Safety & Health Work Group.