Nathan Oleson Rejoins Akin Gump’s Labor and Employment Practice

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 15:32

Nathan J. Oleson has rejoined Akin Gump as a partner in its labor and employment practice in Washington, D.C. Oleson had previously been a partner at the firm from 2008-2014, departing to serve as executive vice president and general counsel to national fitness center chain 24 Hour Fitness, where he helped guide it through its sale to new private equity ownership.

Oleson has broad experience handling complex litigation and class action claims, with a particular focus on wage and hour matters. His practice includes defending employers in litigation and class action matters involving claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and state and local employment laws.

In addition to his litigation and advice work for clients, Mr. Oleson has served for more than a decade on the editorial board of the ABA’s Section of Labor and Employment Law’s treatise on the Fair Labor Standards Act, published by BNA, and was a contributor to EEOC Litigation and Charge Resolution (BNA 2nd. ed. 2014).