Marc Zaken is the Managing Shareholder of the Stamford office of Ogletree Deakins. Marc exclusively represents management clients in labor and employment law matters. He has defended employers in discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, employment tort and employee benefits litigations in the federal and state courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and other administrative agencies in Connecticut, New York and throughout the country. Marc also has represented employers in arbitrations, collective bargaining negotiations and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, wage and hour matters before the Department of Labor, and affirmative action audits before the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. He has both prosecuted and defended injunction actions in non-competition and non-disclosure cases in federal and state courts. Marc counsels employers on a daily basis regarding the various labor and employment laws, such as Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, NLRA and ERISA, and has been a frequent speaker before the American Bar Association and meetings of the local bar and other organizations. Marc also litigates commercial disputes concerning breach of contract, torts (such as fraud and defamation) and intellectual property and trade secret related matters.
Marc was named a New England Super Lawyer and a Connecticut Super Lawyer from 2007-2010 by Law & Politics magazine and was recognized in the 2008 and 2009 Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel edition in the area of Employment & Labor. He was listed as a Greenwich Top Lawyer 2011 by Greenwich Magazine. Marc is an AV Preeminent rated attorney, the highest rating given from the respected legal guide, Martindale-Hubbell, in recognition of Marc’s highly regarded legal skills and professional ethics.