Lauren Oldham concentrates her practice on employment litigation and counseling. She regularly assists employers in investigating and responding to charges of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Her litigation practice focuses on the representation of employers and management in state and federal courts, and she regularly represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including discrimination and harassment claims based on gender, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, national origin, and disability, as well as wage and hour issues, and leaves of absence. Lauren’s practice also includes advising employers on best practices, policies and procedures, and compliance with state and federal laws.
Lauren counsels clients and has successfully litigated matters involving restrictive covenants. She directs and participates in internal investigations on discrimination, harassment, policy violations, ethics issues, and other employment issues. She also represents employers before various administrative agencies in connection with a broad range of employment matters and has experience in mediation and arbitrations.
Lauren received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. While in law school Lauren was an editor of the American Indian Law Review and achieved first place at the National Black Student Association International Negotiations Competition. Lauren simultaneously earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins Lauren practiced employment law at one of Oklahoma’s largest firms. Lauren is licensed to practice in Oklahoma and Texas.