Michael M. Shetterly - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Michael M. Shetterly

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Mr. Shetterly is the managing shareholder in the Greenville, South Carolina office.  He has a blended practice, focusing on litigation and proactive advice to clients.  In litigation, he focuses on the ultimate objective of the client and tries to streamline the approach to litigation to hone in on the core objectives and outcome determinative issues.Mr. Shetterly routinely provides training and real world advice to human resources teams, general counsels, and supervisors on best practices, particularly with regard to Discrimination Laws (Title VII), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Social Media, and independent contractor vs. employment relationships.Attendees at seminars given by Mr. Shetterly write: “EXCELLENT!” “Thoroughly enjoyed the delivery.  My favorite presentation so far! You are a Rock Star!” “Great presentation; Very personable and down to earth; Made us feel included;” “the presenter used real world examples during the presentation which often made points reviewed clearer;” “Lots of good, real-world examples were used which made the material easier to understand and remember;” “Great use of stories and analogies;” “Engaging – Good Examples;” “Mike is a great presenter; lots of knowledge, personality and humor! Good experience!” “Mike made the class fun!” “Mike did a great job with the presentation.  He is funny, dynamic, and extremely knowledgeable.” “The dialog and coaching from the facilitator is extremely helpful;” “Presenter was very knowledgeable and kept the attention of the class;” “Mr. Shetterly is a great presenter.  Good job of keeping the presentation and material interesting;” “Michael delivered the information in an engaging manner; I enjoyed the presenter’s delivery very much;” “Thank you for providing first class training!” “Mike’s sense of humor really helps make the topic easier to listen/pay attention to;” “I always enjoy the presentations Mike gives; He has a great sense of humor.”

Wofford CollegeBA 1993University of South CarolinaJ.D. 1996
Law ReviewVistageSpartanburg Area Chamber of CommerceInternational Center for the Upstate Team Spartanburg

Case History

Experience — Mr. Shetterly began his legal career handling commercial, construction, insurance, and property rights litigation in State, Federal and Administrative courts.  Since coming to Ogletree Deakins in 2000, Mr. Shetterly has continued to handle commercial litigation, construction litigation and insurance litigation.  Mr. Shetterly routinely advises clients on best employment practices, FMLA, ADA, Title VII compliance, wage issues, policies and procedures.  Mr. Shetterly is one of the office’s primary litigators, representing the firm’s clients before state and federal courts.  Mr. Shetterly represents many of the largest construction companies and financing companies in their employment matters, commercial matters, and construction matters.

Office Location

The Ogletree Building, Fifth Floor
300 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Greenville Metro Area
Michael M. Shetterly has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment