ATLANTA—Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm has elevated Shontell Powell to shareholder. Powell practices in the firm’s Atlanta office and is one of 17 attorneys elected to the 2019 class of new shareholders.
Powell focuses her practice on occupational safety and health law, assisting employers in enforcement matters before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and state plan review boards across the United States. She also counsels employers on complex OSHA compliance issues. Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, she worked in the Office of General Counsel at the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission for over six years as an attorney-advisor.
About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for eight consecutive years. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 850 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.