Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Wednesday, September 30,
“The COVID Intersection of Cal/OSHA, Workers’ Compensation, and Civil Litigation”
Karen Tynan is an of counsel attorney in the Sacramento office of Ogletree Deakins. After graduating with honors from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, she worked for Chevron Shipping Company for ten years. This maritime and petroleum experience is unique among employment lawyers and brings a “real world” approach to working with management and achieving litigation goals.
After her decade in the merchant marine, Karen relocated to California and graduated cum laude from Empire College School of Law. During law school, she clerked with the Sonoma County District Attorney’s office for two years. The last decade, Karen’s specialized in defending employers in the workplace safety arena and defending sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuits for California employers including construction companies, transportation companies, wineries, and media companies.