Parsons employment and labor attorney Michael Patrick O'Brien has been named one of only two Utah employment attorneys in the 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading Corporate Employment Lawyers guide.

The guide honors the nation's top advisors to businesses, universities, nonprofits and other organizations dealing with today's global workforce. The 2022 Lawdragon list honors more than 200 attorneys who specialize in employment litigation, defending discrimination, ERISA, wage and hour and other claims. Also included are 75 immigration specialists and a similar number of employee benefits and executive compensation specialists.

A seasoned attorney with nearly four decades of experience, O'Brien partners with employers in many industries to prevent and solve employment problems. He represents news media organizations in all aspects of the law related to newsgathering and distribution. He also serves as a mediator to help resolve employment and media law disputes.

To see the full 2022 Lawdragon list of ranked attorneys, click here.