Mike Lehet is a member of the Ogletree Deakins Knowledge Management (KM) Department. Leading the KM Services team, Mike advances the development, delivery, and adoption of internal-facing tools and services to ensure attorneys and others effectively leverage the firm’s extensive expertise and work product. Mike works closely with KM colleagues and practicing lawyers on content curation, platform development, practice and industry group support, legal technology awareness, and KM education and training. Through these and other efforts, Mike enables firm personnel to work smarter, faster, and more in sync, thereby improving the consistency, quality, and value of legal services.
Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Mike was a shareholder in the Chicago and New York offices of an international labor and employment law firm. In addition to counseling management on workplace legal matters, Mike focused his litigation practice on defending high-stakes wage-and-hour class and collective actions.
Mike graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, serving as Managing Editor of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, a member of the Minnesota Intellectual Property Moot Court, and a judicial extern to the Honorable John R. Tunheim on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Mike earned his undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) at the University of California at Berkeley, where he completed the university’s MCB Honors Program.