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About the Firm


Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has more than 900 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins is the “Law Firm of the Year” in Labor Law - Management and Litigation-ERISA categories in the 2020 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits and workplace safety and health law.

Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from start-up companies to Fortune 500 corporations. In Corporate Counsel magazine’s October 2013 survey, “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies,” which reports on firms representing Fortune 500 companies, Ogletree Deakins received 170 mentions, more than any other firm. In the magazine's Best of 2019 guide, published in April 2019, Ogletree Deakins was named the top Employment Practice Law Firm in the Outside Counsel category.

In addition,

  • More than 250 of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America;
  • 76 of our attorneys are in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA;
  • 57 of our attorneys have been inducted as Fellows in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Our offices are strategically located in the following locations:

Atlanta, GA

Austin, TX

Berlin, Germany

Birmingham, AL

Boston, MA

Charleston, SC

Charlotte, NC

Chicago, IL

Cleveland, OH

Columbia, SC

Dallas, TX

Denver, CO

Detroit Metro, MI

Greenville, SC

Houston, TX

Indianapolis, IN

Jackson, MS


Kansas City, MO

Las Vegas, NV

London, UK

Los Angeles, CA

Memphis, TN

Mexico City, Mexico

Miami, FL

Milwaukee, WI

Minneapolis, MN

Morristown, NJ

Nashville, TN

New Orleans, LA

New York, NY

Oklahoma City, OK

Orange County, CA

Paris, France

Philadelphia, PA

Phoenix, AZ

Pittsburgh, PA

Portland, ME

Portland, OR

Raleigh, NC

Richmond, VA

Sacramento, CA

San Antonio, TX

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Seattle, WA

St. Louis, MO

St. Thomas, VI

Stamford, CT

Tampa, FL

Toronto, Canada

Torrance, CA

Tucson, AZ

Washington, DC