Douglas Farmer is a shareholder in Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.’s San Francisco office. In 2014, Mr. Farmer was one of eight California lawyers elected by his peers as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers based on his career accomplishments. He is also the author of California Employment Law: The Complete Survival Guide to Doing Business in California – Second Edition, 2017, which has been recognized as a major contribution in its field, and is widely used by in-house counsel, human resources executives, and business owners throughout the United States. Mr. Farmer received his A.B. at Harvard College and his J.D. at Harvard Law School.