• Mark Schmidtke Named Vice Chair of U.S. Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council
    Ogletree Deakins is pleased to announce that Chicago shareholder Mark E. Schmidtke has been named vice chair of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2015 Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, also known as the ERISA Advisory Council. Schmidtke, who was appointed to the council in March 2014, is serving a three-year term as a representative for the insurance field. 
  • Ogletree Deakins Continues Strategic Growth in Houston with the Addition of Shareholder Ted Meyer
    Ogletree Deakins is pleased to welcome Ted Meyer as a shareholder in the firm’s Houston office. Meyer is the sixth attorney and second shareholder to join Ogletree Deakins’ Houston office in 2014, a testament to the firm’s strategic growth in the market in response to client demand.
  • Ogletree Deakins Named a “Law Firm of the Year” for Fourth Consecutive Year
    Ogletree Deakins is pleased to announce that the firm has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law - Management category in the 2015 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. This is the fourth consecutive year that Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” and the second consecutive year that the firm has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law - Management category.
  • Navigating California Employment Law
    02/26/2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
    02/27/2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
    02/28/2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
    Napa , CA
    Join us for a strategic program for multi-state employers that will navigate California employment law.
  • Managing a Workforce in 2015
    03/06/2015 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Las Vegas , NV
    Join us for an informative and educational seminar that will address how Nevada employers can effectively manage a workforce in 2015. Cost: $79.00 per person (if registered by February 6, 2015) $99.00 per person (on or after February 7, 2015)(Continental breakfast, lunch, and program materials are included) Notes: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Seminar(Registration, breakfast, and early bird sessions begin at 7:30 a.m.)
  • Employment Law Briefing
    04/16/2015 - 8:30am - 11:00am
    Birmingham , MI
    Join us for an informative and educational briefing to address the latest labor and employment law topics impacting all Michigan employers. Cost: Complimentary (includes breakfast and program materials) Notes: Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m. Parking coupons for the Pierce Street parking structure (located across the street from the east side of The Townsend Hotel) will be provided at the registration table. Valet service is also available at The Townsend Hotel for an $8 charge.
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Symposium
    05/12/2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    05/13/2015 - 8:30am - 3:30pm
    San Antonio , TX
    This symposium is designed for senior corporate benefits professionals and in-house counsel who are responsible for employee benefits and executive compensation. Join us as we focus on strategic issues and facilitate peer-level discussion.   Cost: $395.00 per person $295.00 per person (for those attending Workplace Strategies) Notes: