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OSHA/Workplace Safety and Health Group Paralegal

OSHA/Workplace Safety and Health Group Paralegal

OSHA/Workplace Safety and Health Group Paralegal

Ogletree Deakins
Atlanta, GA

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Our Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group is seeking an experienced paralegal to work with shareholders and associates in either our Tampa or Atlanta offices. The group represents clients in handling inspections and investigations by OSHA and state plan agencies. Much of the group’s work involves OSHA inspections following fatal or other catastrophic incidents in construction, manufacturing, grocery, health care, and other industries. The group also represents clients in resolving or contesting OSHA citations, including the litigation process before the US Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) and similar state plan agencies.

We need a paralegal to help provide overall management and coordination of our caseload and support our work within individual matters. The overall caseload management duties will include tracking critical deadlines, client contacts, OSHA and opposing counsel contacts, and other case information. Within individual matters, we need support with all phases of an OSHA matter: inspection, citation, informal settlement, litigation, and appeal. For each case, we need help organizing and producing documents; communicating effectively with OSHA, opposing counsel, and clients; preparing for witness interviews and processing interview notes or statements; preparing for informal settlement conferences; pleadings, discovery, and motions when the cases are litigated before OSHRC; and appeals.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in working with OSHA or other federal regulatory agencies.


  • To support the health and safety of our teams and work spaces, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to have received an approved accommodation based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice. Please let us know if you’d like to discuss the policy or available accommodations before proceeding with our recruitment process.
  • 3+ years of experience as a litigation paralegal with OSHA experience a strong preference.
  • Strong organizing and project management skills a must.
  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office, document management and database software.
  • Demonstrable experience with Smartsheet and OneNote.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize workload and efficiently handle multiple projects with competing deadlines, and demonstrate flexibility and initiative in anticipating needs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.

Firm Overview

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 11 consecutive years. In 2022, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 900 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, including many of the Fortune 50 companies in the U.S.

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.

Equal Opportunity Employer.


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