Overview

A shareholder in Littler Mendelson's Denver office, Margaret Parnell Hogan began her career in the firm's Chicago office. Margaret represents clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail and the oil and gas industry, in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state equivalents. Margaret focuses her litigation practice on:

  • Discrimination class actions
  • Harassment litigation
  • Disability claims
  • Employment discrimination claims

Additionally, Margaret frequently counsels clients on a variety of human resource matters, including:

  • Compliance with Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Issues of progressive discipline
  • Termination of employees

Margaret has conducted training programs and seminars for all levels of employees on topics such as conducting legal investigations, preventing harassment in the workplace, and compliance with the ADA and the FMLA.

Margaret is a member of Littler's Women's Leadership Initiative Steering Committee and also has managed the firm's annual Class Action Group Strategy Conference, an annual invitation-only seminar presented to a select group of clients that examines new developments and strategies for defending against class action lawsuits from the perspective of lawyers, experts and academics.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Co-Chair

Mentorship Committee

National Association of Women Lawyers

Member

Colorado Bar Association

Member

Denver Bar Association

Member

Federal Bar Association

Member

National Association of Women Lawyers

Speaking Engagements

Doggy Dilemmas: Accommodating Service Animal Issues

Rocky Mountain Employer Conference

September 21, 2018

What Managers Can Do to Mitigate Litigation Risk (and What You Can Do to Help Them)

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2018

The Employee from Hell - A View from the Dark Side

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference

May 12, 2017

Becoming a Human Lie Detector: Tactics for Assessing Employee Truthfulness

Rocky Mountain Employer Conference

September 21, 2016
2016 Rocky Mountain Employer Conference

Denver, CO

September 21, 2016
Second Annual Puerto Rico Conference

Hato Rey, PR

August 18, 2016

The Employee from Hell: The Tables Are Turned

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

May 6, 2016

Controlling Employee Personal Behavior in the Age of Social Media and Personal Technology?

The 2012 Executive Employer® Conference

Littler Mendelson, Scottsdale, AZ

May 10, 2012
The Employee from Hell

Denver, CO

May 25, 2011

The Executive Employer Conference

2011 Executive Employer Conference® - Littler Mendelson, Phoenix, AZ

April 2011
Class Action Summit

September 23, 2010

The Executive Employer Conference

2010 Executive Employer Conference® - Littler Mendelson, Phoenix, AZ

April 2010

Education

  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1999With Honors
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1994

Bar Admission

Colorado
Illinois
Wyoming

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas