Shontell Powell, an Employer/Management lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C. in Washington D.C. has been practicing labor and employment law since 2008 when she also joined the Section as well. Shontell decided to join to further her practice area, specifically Occupational Safety and Health Law. She is most active with the Section’s OSH Law Committee. Ms. Powell focuses her practice on occupational safety and health law, assisting employers in enforcement matters before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and state plan review boards across the United States. Shontell also counsels employers on complex OSHA compliance issues. Ms. Powell has remained an active member as she has made a great array of contacts through netwokring that have had a tremendous impact on her career thus far. Also an additional prominent benefit of being a Section member for her is having the ability to keep up to date on emerging areas of the law. This self-described “advocating” lawyer is a great member to get to know.
Favorite Book: A Game of Thrones
Hidden Talent: Dancing
Favorite Movie: “The Silence of the Lambs”
Dream Vacation: Bora Bora
Midnight Snack: Popcorn