Evan J. Shenkman

Director of Knowledge Management Counsel and Research || Morristown

Evan J. Shenkman is a member of Ogletree Deakins’ Knowledge Management Department, serving as the firm’s Director of Knowledge Management Counsel and Research.  In his role, Mr. Shenkman is responsible creating processes, practices, and software to allow firm attorneys to work smarter, faster, and more in sync; creating internal and client-facing collaborative tools; and managing the firm’s team of Knowledge Management Counsel and the firm’s Legal Researchers. He also manages Ogletree’s KM Legal Resources Center, a home for the firm’s vetted model documents and practice guides, and developed IntelliCase, the firm’s Agency Charge Tool.

Prior to his Knowledge Management career, Mr. Shenkman served as an associate and then a shareholder with the firm.  Having practiced labor and employment law as a litigator and counselor since 2002, Mr. Shenkman has significant federal and state trial and appellate court experience, traditional labor law experience, and subject matter expertise in various areas including the WARN Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Title VII, social media, electronic discovery, and federal and state wage and hour law.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Shenkman interned at the National Labor Relations Board’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the New York City Office of Collective Bargaining.  Mr. Shenkman also serves as a frequent speaker at firm events and webinars on numerous topics of interest to employers.

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Among his recent matters, Mr. Shenkman defended a major television network in a civil rights suit brought by an on-air personality, represented a high end retailer in discrimination suits, counseled waste management companies in traditional labor matters, defended a major supermarket chain in discrimination matters, prosecuted and defended non-competition matters in the insurance industry, and represented a New Jersey County in public sector arbitrations.


Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • New York Practice Support Lawyers
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Third Federal Circuit
  • International Legal Technology Association



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