Mark M. Stubley

Shareholder || Greenville

Mark Stubley is a shareholder in the Greenville office of Ogletree Deakins. He has extensive legal and professional experience in representing employers in labor and employment matters. Mr. Stubley has worked closely with clients in the construction, airline, transportation, distribution, food processing, health care, manufacturing and service industries. He is highly successful in defending union organizing campaigns and in developing and implementing preventive labor relations programs for clients throughout the United States. Mr. Stubley also is a skilled labor negotiator, advisor and litigator. He frequently speaks to groups on a variety of legal issues. Mr. Stubley is also the author of numerous articles on current employment issues.

US News and World Report has recognized Mr. Stubley as a Best Lawyer since 2010 in the specialty areas of Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor and Employment. Best Lawyers named him as Lawyer of the Year for 2019 in the area of Labor Law – Management. Mr. Stubley is also one of the Top 100 Labor Attorneys in the United States as determined by Labor Relations, Inc. This honor placed him in the top 1% of all labor attorneys.

In 2007, the Urban League of the Upstate, Inc. honored Mr. Stubley as Volunteer of the Year. Mr. Stubley served as General Counsel and later Chairman of the Urban League of the Upstate.

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Education

  • J.D., University of South Carolina, 1988
  • B.S., The Citadel, 1985

Admittance to Practice

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Greenville County Bar Association
  • Human Resources Construction Council
  • Association for Transportation Law (Logistics and Policy)
  • Carolinas AGC (Human Resources Committee)
  • NATERA (North American Transportation Employee Relations Association)
  • Urban League of the Upstate, Inc.
  • AGC Labor & Employment Council
  • CUE, Labor Lawyers Advisory Committee

Speeches

  • Ogletree Deakins Labor Law Solutions - "Interactive Campaign Workshop, Round 2: During the Campaign" - Las Vegas - December 6, 2018
  • Western Carolina Industries Human Resource Conference - "Managing a Workforce in 2018" - Asheville - August 23, 2018
  • Human Resources Construction Council - "Employment Challenges Under the Current Administration" - Tampa - May 16, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - "Retail Roundtable: Strategies and Solutions for Today’s Industry Challenges" - Phoenix - May 11, 2018
  • Carolinas Associated General Contractors - HR Conference - "Protecting Your Company Against Union Activity in 2018" - Myrtle Beach - April 5, 2018
  • Ogletree Deakins Not Your Father’s Labor Environment - "Have We Survived the Ambush?" - Las Vegas - December 7, 2017
  • North Carolina/South Carolina Bar - Construction Law Section - "Elevating Your Approach to Labor and Employment Issues" - Asheville - September 23, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Performance Driven Forum - "Elevating Your Arbitration Programs: Advanced Strategies for Class Action Waivers and Enforcements" - Greer - June 22, 2017
  • Human Resources Construction Council - "Litigation and Regulatory Challenges for Contractors - Obama to Trump" - Denver - May 25, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - "The NLRB Under President Trump: A New Course Charted" - San Diego - May 4, 2017
  • Human Resources Construction Council - "NLRB Rules/Rulings and Keeping Your Company Open Shop" - Denver - March 30, 2017
  • Ogletree Deakins Labor & Employment Counsel Exclusive - "The NLRB Trifecta: Steps to Take in Light of Micro-Units, Joint Employers, and Combined Contingent & Traditional Employee Bargaining Units" - Colorado Springs - September 30, 2016
  • Human Resources Construction Council - "Election Year 2016 - Legal Challenges and Surprises for Construction Employers" - New Orleans - April 28, 2016
  • National Utility Contractors Association of the Carolinas - "Davis Bacon Wages/changes" - Charleston - April 22, 2016
  • South Carolina Manufacturer's Association - "NLRB & Union Challenges in South Carolina" - Columbia - April 20, 2016
  • South Carolina Hospital Association - "NLRB Jurisdiction over Public Hospitals in South Carolina" - Columbia - February 26, 2016
  • National Restaurant Association - "State of Play - Labor Organizing in the Service Sector" - Orlando - February 22, 2016
  • Ogletree Deakins Labor & Employment Counsel Exclusive - "Ambush Election Survivors: Tales From the Trenches" - Phoenix - November 13, 2015
  • Ogletree Deakins Employment Law Briefing - "Ambush Election Rules: What to Do Now and Tales from the Campaign Trail" - Charleston - August 25, 2015
  • Carolinas Associated General Contractors - "Keeping a Pro-Employee/Union Free Workplace" - Myrtle Beach - July 30, 2015
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - "Ambush Election Rules – What Employers Must Do Now" - San Antonio - May 15, 2015
  • Human Resources Construction Council - "Legislative and Employment Challenges for Construction Employers - Looking Back and Forging Ahead" - Tampa - April 30, 2015
  • National Retail Federation Committee on Employee Law Spring 2015 Conference - "Ambush Elections - Organizing Retailers Just Got Easier" - Longboat Key - April 15, 2015
  • Ogletree Deakins Not Your Father's Labor Environment - "Ambush Union Election Rules - What Employers Must Do Now" - Chicago - March 26, 2015
  • Retail Industry Leaders Association - Labor Readiness Seminar - "Response to the Petition" - Washington, D.C. - March 3, 2015
  • Southeastern Business Institute - "NLRB and Organizing/Latest Developments from the Courts" - Birmingham - November 6, 2014
  • Ogletree Deakins Labor & Employment Counsel Exclusive - "Ambush Elections: Advance Preparation for Labor's New Organizing Tool" - Dana Point - September 19, 2014
  • Ogletree Deakins Not Your Father’s Labor Environment - "The Election Is When? What Employers Must Do to be Prepared" - Washington, D.C. - June 6, 2014
  • Human Resources Construction Council - "Navigating the Landmines - Legislative, Regulatory, and Court Challenges for Contractors" - Nashville - May 29, 2014
  • Ogletree Deakins Workplace Strategies Seminar - "Where the Dice Land: Petitions, ULP Charges, and Remedies at Different NLRB Regional Offices" - Las Vegas - May 8, 2014
  • National Retail Federation Committee on Employee Law Spring 2014 - "NLRB Gone Wild!" - Longboat Key - April 24, 2014
  • CUE, Inc. - "Employee Involvement as a Positive Employee Relations Tool" - Las Vegas - April 11, 2014
  • Best Lawyers Award Badge
  • Ranked in Chambers USA
  • South Carolina Super Lawyer (2012 – present)
  • The Legal 500 United States 2018: Labor and Employment – Labor and Employment Disputes (including collective actions) – Defense
  • Legal 500: Labor and Employment – Labor – Management Relations
  • AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers USA
  • Best Lawyers in America (21st Edition of Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment)
  • Best Lawyers 2019 Greenville Labor Law Management “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Selected in Greenville Business Magazine for its list of 2013 Legal Elite of the Upstate – Best Attorneys in the Business