St. Louis Area
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that Gregg Lemley, a shareholder in the firm’s St. Louis office, has been selected as 2014 Client Service All-Stars by the BTI Consulting Group. The BTI Client Service All-Stars are an elite group of attorneys nominated exclusively by corporate counsel in BTI’s independent study as the leaders of client service excellence. This year, BTI interviewed nearly 300 corporate counsel from large and Fortune 1000 companies to probe all aspects of client relationships. Responses from those interviews found that client focus, innovative thought leader, exceptional understanding of the client’s business, legal skills, outsized value, and outstanding results were among the attributes that make for exceptional client service. Mr. Lemley has nearly 20 years of experience with labor and employment law and related litigation. He concentrates his practice primarily in the litigation of employment-related disputes and employer counseling. He has represented employers in a wide range of litigation matters in both state and federal courts, and before arbitrators, administrative law judges, and other tribunals. Mr. Lemley also has extensive experience representing clients in class and collective action wage and hour claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage laws. He has been recognized throughout his career for his achievements. Mr. Lemley has been named as one of the top labor and employment lawyers in Missouri by Chambers USA, and has been included among The Best Lawyers in America and Missouri Super Lawyers. Lemley earned his J.D. from Washington University in 1995.
Kyle C. Westbrook has joined HeplerBroom LLC in the St. Louis office as an associate attorney focusing his practice on trials involving complex business litigation matters including toxic torts. Westbrook received his Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University School of Law in 2013. In 2010, he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Missouri. He is a member of The Missouri Bar, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the American Bar Association. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri.