Ms Camille Olson > Seyfarth Shaw LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
SUITE 8000
CHICAGO, IL 60606 - 6448
United States
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Work Department

Labor and Employment Department; Complex Discrimination Litigation Practice Group; Chicago and Los Angeles offices.


Camille Olson is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Chair of its National Complex Discrimination Litigation Practice Group.


Camille’s practice focuses on the representation of national companies in challenges to employment and operational practices, internal investigations of highly sensitive matters, and high-consequence litigation through trial and appellate phases. She frequently testifies before federal agencies and Congress on pending employment legislation.


ABA; IBA; SHRM; US Chamber of Commerce, Chair, Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Subcommittee; AELC; Inland Press Association, Board Member; California and Illinois State Bars.


JD, University of Michigan (1983); BA, University of Michigan.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

(Hall of Fame)

Camille OlsonSeyfarth Shaw LLP

The L&E disputes team at Seyfarth Shaw LLP fields an impressive number of experienced practitioners. It is regularly engaged by nation-wide companies from a variety of industries to represent them in class and collective actions and the group is noted for its involvement in pay equity and BIPA litigation proceedings. Chicago’s Camille Olson is a well-tried litigator with particular experience in discrimination and harassment matters. Practice head Laura Maechtlen, based in San Francisco, has a similar focus. Gerald Maatman, also in Chicago, has long-standing experience in various class actions. Nancy Rafuse, who joined alongside Stan Hill from Polsinelli PC in August 2018, is a key contact in Atlanta for race and gender discrimination claims. New York’s Gina Merrill is noted for her expertise in wage-and-hour matters, among others. Other highlighted practitioners are Lisa Damon in Boston, Lorie Almon in New York, and the recently promoted Coby Turner in Sacramento as well as Brian Stolzenbach and Ellen McLaughlin in Chicago.