Full Name
Phillip Russell
Job Title
OSHA and Employment Attorney
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC
Speaker Bio
Phillip is a board-certified OSHA and employment lawyer, litigator, and advisor.  He is a strategic, practical, and trusted partner to clients on labor and employment law matters. One of Phillip’s strengths is developing teams and deploying resources to ensure clients receive the best service and results.

In 2023, Phillip was named a Client Service All-Star in OSHA and Employment Law by his clients through BTI Consulting Group, One client said, “Phillip just gets the business side of things and is practical and resourceful.” Phillip and his teams have helped clients with over 200 workplace fatality inspections and several hundred more types of routine inspections. Their goal is to avoid or minimize OSHA citations. Phillip and his teams work with in-house counsel, safety professionals, HR, and executive leadership to navigate through complex and trying times by bringing calm to chaos and a plan to uncertainty. One client’s in-house attorney recently said, “Phillip and his team gave us calm clarity with practical solutions to help our people and our business after we had a fatal accident on one our job sites.” Chambers USA has recognized Phillip as a Band 3 leading lawyer in Occupational Safety and Health (2023). His clients told Chambers “Phillip is an OSHA expert, and a highly practical lawyer.” and  “He remains abreast of cutting edge issues and works hard to learn the client’s business, so his advice and counsel remains practical and effective. He pays attention to the business’s goals and manages the engagement to deliver what is needed.” Chambers has recognized Ogletree as a Band 1 Firm in Occupational Safety and Health.
Phillip Russell