Ogletree Deakins Taps New Chief Financial Officer

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm has named David Zimbrick as its Chief Financial Officer. Zimbrick brings more than three decades of financial experience, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer for international law firm Steptoe. He will be based in Ogletree Deakins’ administrative office in Greenville, SC.

As Ogletree Deakins’ Chief Financial Officer, Zimbrick will direct all aspects of the firm’s finance function and serve as a key business advisor to firm leadership. He will lead planning and implementation of strategic finance initiatives in alignment with the firm’s overall goals and objectives. Zimbrick will oversee a team of more than 130 professionals, including those whose roles focus on financial planning and analysis, reporting, accounting, treasury, tax, financial risk management, financial systems, budgeting, and billing and collections.


“David brings a wealth of experience to the firm and is highly-regarded in both the legal and financial fields. His knowledgeable and strategic approach to financial leadership embodies the tenets of our Client Pledge,” said Matt Keen, Managing Shareholder of Ogletree Deakins. “I’m confident that David’s vision and experience will offer substantial value to both the firm and our clients.”

Zimbrick earned his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and his B.S. from the Colorado School of Mines.

Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for 11 consecutive years. In 2022, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law - Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 900 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, including many of the Fortune 50 companies in the U.S. www.ogletree.com


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