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Deborah Olaleye

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Deborah Olaleye is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Employment & Compensation Practice Group in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Deborah worked as a labor and employment associate at a well-known national law firm.

Practice Focus

Deborah’s practice focuses on employment counseling and litigation under federal, state, and local laws and regulations. She represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters. She regularly defends companies in single-plaintiff and class actions before federal and state trial courts, arbitration forums, and administrative agencies involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, leave and accommodation, and wage and hour violations.

Deborah also counsels management on policies, procedures, and strategies to comply with federal and state employment laws and minimize exposure to potential litigation.  Among other matters, she advises clients on employment agreements, internal investigations, leave and accommodation, and wage and hour compliance.


  • California~United States


  • Duke University School of Law (JD) (2016)
  • Duke University (BA) (2013)


  • English