Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 750 attorneys located in 48 offices across the United States, in Europe, and in Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a Law Firm of the Year five consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In 2016, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law - Management category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies. Our international practice specializes in advising clients operating worldwide and offering cross-border solutions to key challenges of managing a global workforce.
At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping you succeed. Our attorneys understand that innovative, value-creating solutions help our clients reach their goals. Our collaborative approach, advanced technological resources and depth of services can transform what you expect from your legal team.
With more than 400 attorneys, Taft has offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana; Covington, Kentucky; and Phoenix, Arizona, and maintains a presence in Florida. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including:
- Business & Finance
- Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights
- Health & Life Sciences
- Intellectual Property
- Labor & Employment
- Private Client
- Real Estate
Since 1885, Taft has maintained a constant focus: to provide clients, both large and small, with legal advice and services that meet the highest possible standards.
Diana Nehro is the Deputy to the Chair of the International Practice Group (IPG) of Ogletree Deakins, serving as shareholder, based in the firm’s Boston office. Ms. Nehro assists clients in efficiently and effectively managing international labor and employment issues in an ever-expanding global economy. Ms. Nehro advises multinational clients in connection with the establishment and management of international workforces, including the preparation and enforcement of personnel policies and employment agreements, compensation and benefits, litigation avoidance and strategy, as well as general corporate matters germane to employers conducting business abroad.
In this role, recent projects Diana has managed with the team – collaborating with affiliated practitioners licensed worldwide – include worldwide restructuring projects, overtime and wage/hour compliance in multiple jurisdictions, allegations of sexual harassment and criminal assault, abuse of financial protocols, to name a few. Her projects span the globe, representing clients in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
VICTORIA L. NILLES is member of the firm’s Litigation group and Product Liability practice and concentrates her practice in the area of general commercial litigation, including lender liability, tort, complex contractual disputes and unfair competition, as well as intellectual property and trademark matters in state and federal courts and before the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Victoria has represented purchasers, suppliers, manufacturers, banks, financial services companies and small businesses in a variety of cases.
Prior to entering private practice, Victoria served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert L. Miller, Jr. in the United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana. In her first career, she was a Military Intelligence Officer in the United States Army, serving in various command and staff positions in the United States and Germany.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York and received her Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law, where she was the Executive Editor of the Washburn Law Journaland graduated magna cum laude.