LOS ANGELES, CA—Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, welcomes Martha Casillas as Of Counsel resident in its Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group based in the firm’s Orange County office. Casillas served as counsel for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) prior to joining Ogletree Deakins. Her arrival highlights the rapid growth of Ogletree Deakins’ Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group and Cal/OSHA prowess, with former Cal/OSHA judge Ursula Clemons joining as Special Counsel earlier this year.
Casillas has extensive experience in the interpretation and enforcement of Cal/OSHA safety orders through administrative hearings and appeals, and in providing reviews of proposed legislation to the Labor & Workforce Development Agency. She has advised across a host of industries including construction, healthcare, manufacturing, roofing, transportation, agriculture, landscaping, restaurants, and hospitality.