Ogletree is one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms, with 875 lawyers in 54 offices worldwide, exclusively representing employers of all sizes and across all industries. With 45 labor and employment lawyers in St. Louis and Kansas City, Ogletree has the largest group of labor & employment lawyers in Missouri, each of whom recognize the many challenges employers face daily, and partner with HR departments to deliver timely, client-centered counsel and solutions.
R. Lance Witcher is a shareholder in the St. Louis office of the law firm of the Ogletree Deakins Law Firm. Lance primarily litigates employment-related disputes, but regularly counsels employers on day-to-day human resources needs to avoid litigation. Witcher has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, which is awarded to the top 5% of attorneys as chosen by their peers, and has been elected as a member to the Best Lawyers of America. Witcher's highest professional achievement was appearing before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015, which issued a unanimous decision in favor of his client.