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  3. Employment: 33%

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Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart

One PPG Place Suite 1900
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222

1 Ppg Pl Ste 1900
Ogletree Deakins Et Al
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222-5417

Ogletree Deakins

1 Ppg Pl Ste 1900
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222-5417



WVAuthorized to practice law200908/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2009
Rising StarPennsylvania Super Lawyers2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Allegheny County Bar AssociationFellowN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Health Lawyers Association, Labor and Employment Practice GroupMemberN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
W. Edward Sell American Inn of CourtMasterN/A
W. Edward Sell American Inn of CourtExecutive Committee MemberN/A
W. Edward Sell American Inn of CourtFormer President2006 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
University of Pittsburgh Law ReviewMorelli v. Cedel: Ignoring Jurisdictional Limits and Outflanking Congress Towards the Internationalization of the ADEA2004
Hospital NewsBe Prepared: An Old Motto to Embrace in this New Era of Crisis Management2001
Matthew Bender Healthcare ReporterThe Legality of Workplace Violence2001
UnknownThe U.S. Supreme Court Offers Some Advice: Juries Will Punish Employers For Exercising Poor Judgment2001
UnknownBe Safe, Not Sorry — Is Your Workplace Vulnerable to Violence?2000
Pittsburgh Sports ReportPersonal Fouls: The On-Field Consequences of Off-Field Conduct2000
UnknownWorkplace Privacy — Get the Legal Scoop Before You Snoop2000
ADVANCE for Providers of Post-Acute CareThe Postman Syndrome1999
UnknownZero Tolerance: The Best Medicine for Workplace Violence1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Allegheny CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Allegheny CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) Employment Law West,How to Effectively Retain, Present & Cross Examine Expert Witnesses2006
American Inns of Court, W. Edward Sell ChapterAdvice & Consent: A Congressional Limitation on Executive Power, an Example of Overreaching Congressional Oversight, or Simply an Excuse to Play Political Bloodsport with Nominees?2006
College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) Winter Marketplace ConferenceThe Legality of Workplace Privacy2005
Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) Employment Law WestThe Law of Harassment: the Best Defense is a Good Offense2005
Mid-Atlantic Lifespan's 24th Annual Conference and ExpositionHiring Right — Firing Right: Practical Tips to Prevent Being Sued by Your Employee2005
Ohio Health Care AssociationAn Update on Developments In Traditional Labor Law and Union Activity2005
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Conference on Long-Term CareAn Update on the Fair Labor Standards Act and How the New 'White Collar' Exemption Regulations Will Affect Long Term Care Facilities2005
Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Employment Law WestStray Remarks and "Me Too" Evidence: Navigating Open Waters in the Third Circuit2004
Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging (PANPHA), Annual ConferencePreventing and Handling Workplace Violence2001
Association of County Affiliated Homes Spring ConferenceHot Topics In Employment & Human Resource Law2001
Southwestern Pennsylvania Healthcare Human Resources SocietyUpdate of Assorted Labor & Employment Law Topics2001
Cohen and & Grigsby Labor and Employment UpdateSpare the Rod, Spoil the Employee: The Supreme Court Says No!, and Polishing Employees' Halos: Compliance Programs From a Human Resources Perspective2001
Cohen & Grigsby Labor & Employment Law UpdateThe Legality of Workplace Privacy2001
Pennsylvania Directors of Nursing Association, Annual ConventionHot Topics In Labor & Employment Law2000
Center for Assisted Living ManagementHuman Resources 1012000

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