Mr. McGrew has a broad range of experience, having served for years as a practicing attorney in law firms, as in-house counsel and director of human resources, and now as Chief Client Services Officer for Ogletree. Mr. McGrew practiced labor and employment law in New Orleans, where he focused on employment litigation and day-to-day counseling of clients. During his time in private practice, Mr. McGrew was a frequent speaker on employment law topics to management groups.
After practicing law in the law firm setting for a number of years, Mr. McGrew became the in-house legal counsel and director of human resources for Emeril’s Homebase, the corporate headquarters for Chef Emeril Lagasse’s restaurant and related operations. In that capacity, he led the in-house legal and human resources functions for the company, which included responsibility for all aspects of human resources, including development of policies and procedures, employee benefits, management training, and employment-related legal issues.
Mr. McGrew joined Ogletree in 2008, initially as Client Relations Executive, and subsequently as Chief Marketing Officer, and Chief Client Services Officer.