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Elody C. Tignor

Associate   |   Las Vegas

Elody’s practice centers on both employment law and traditional labor relations. On the labor side, she represents clients in diverse industries in union representation cases and defends employers against unfair labor practice allegations before the National Labor Relations Board. In helping businesses navigate labor disputes, Elody develops strategic contingency plans to mitigate disruptions to business operations, effectively guiding employers in maintaining legal compliance while addressing workforce challenges.

She also works with clients in all aspects of employment law, including compliance, counseling, and litigation. Elody has successfully negotiated settlements and represents employers in state and federal court, before administrative agencies, and in arbitration, on wide-ranging issues, including claims brought pursuant to Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. In addition, she drafts and reviews employee handbooks to ensure compliance with both employment laws and the National Labor Relations Act.

Elody received her Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School in South Bend, Indiana. During law school, Elody was a legal intern for the NDLS Community Development Clinic, providing guidance to boards on corporate governance and compliance issues. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, she practiced commercial litigation, where she gained experience in breach of contract, fraud, and business torts.

Elody is dedicated to providing clients with high-quality legal representation and helping them achieve their goals while ensuring compliance with both employment and labor laws.

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