PHOENIX, AZ—Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that Chris Meister has been elected to serve as office managing shareholder of the firm’s office in Phoenix, Arizona. As a part of his role, Meister will serve on the firm’s Management Committee and drive the firm’s presence in Arizona.
Meister succeeds Leah Freed as office managing shareholder. Freed departs her post after nine years to focus on her litigation practice.
Meister joined Ogletree Deakins in 2006 and regularly partners with clients to help manage employee and union relations. He also has extensive experience litigating trade secret, employment, and labor matters in arbitrations, in state and federal courts, and before state and federal administrative agencies.