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Burton D. Garland, Jr.

Burton D. Garland, Jr.

Shareholder | Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

The Convergence of Social Medial, Political Expression, and the Workplace

Burton Garland practices all facets of labor and employment law. He has extensive experience litigating high stakes matters in the context of motions seeking temporary restraining orders and other injunctive relief matters involving restrictive covenants (non-compete, non-solicit and confidentiality agreements); misappropriation of trade secrets; retaliation; tortious interference; unfair competition; and related claims.

In addition to representing clients in federal and state court and before federal and state agencies, Mr. Garland’s practice includes advising clients on employment-related matters and drafting personnel policies, employment contracts, severance agreements, and employee handbooks. Mr. Garland also has significant experience in wage and hour class action defense and in FINRA arbitrations. He has appeared in federal and state courts and agencies throughout the country and is permanently admitted to practice law both in Missouri and Illinois.