Litigation, Immigration, Corporate, Employment Law & IT Law Firm
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
633 West 5th Street
Los Angeles, California 90071
Phone (213) 239-9800
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Overview
We provide coverage through 53 offices in 31 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and in Canada, Mexico, and Europe. We represent employers of all sizes and across many industries, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. At Ogletree Deakins, we represent employers of all sizes and across many industries, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
At Ogletree Deakins, our more than 850 lawyers in 53 offices across the United States, and in Canada, Mexico, and Europe work daily with employers in connection with their workplace needs. Government regulations require federal contractors and subcontractors to prepare annual AAPs. We routinely assist covered manufacturing, construction, health care, food, financial industry and other employers with this process, helping them prepare legally compliant and strategically-focused AAPs.At Ogletree Deakins, our appellate attorneys know that appeals court rulings can affect our clients’ industries as a whole. Ogletree Deakins’ appellate work has made a global impact in several industries. Our appellate victory regarding the interpretation of the federal Mine Safety and Health Act (MSHA) was a boon to the entire mining industry.
Employment arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques can help employers and employees achieve quicker and more efficient resolutions to employment disputes. Using ADR, especially arbitration, can reduce the burden and expense of litigation while maintaining fairness to all parties. Background checks are a trending topic for employers because of the tidal wave of class action lawsuits alleging technical violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act as well as the proliferation of state and local background check laws (including those arising from the Ban the Box movement).