Denise E. Giraudo


Denise Giraudo counsels and represents management in employment matters as well as workplace safety and health issues. She handles cases related to a wide variety of industries and occupations.

Her practice includes discrimination claims and other employment related matters brought before state and federal agencies and courts.  Her workplace safety and health practice includes responding to emergencies, helping companies with investigations, advising regarding government inspections, conferences with regulatory officials, responses to employment discrimination claims based on safety activity and formal contests of agency enforcement actions.

Denise is a graduate of Georgetown University and The Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, where she was Chancellor and head of the Moot Court Association. Before joining Ogletree Deakins, Denise was law clerk to the Honorable Robert R. Rigsby, Superior Court for the District of Columbia.

Education and Honors


J.D., Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, 2007
B.A., Georgetown University, 2004

Honors and Awards: 
  • Washington DC Super Lawyers Rising Star (2014)

Professional Activities

Professional Activities: 
  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section)

In The News

Published Works:
  • April 2014 - HR Magazine - "All Systems Go!"