Ogletree Deakins named 'Law Firm of the Year'

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in both the Litigation – Labor & Employment and the Employment Law – Management categories in the 2013 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. Only one law firm in each nationally ranked practice area receives the “Law Firm of the Year” honor. This is the second consecutive occasion that the firm has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation – Labor & Employment category.

In addition, Ogletree Deakins earned four “First-Tier” national rankings in the following employment law categories: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor & Employment. A complete list of honorees is available today at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.

“We are grateful to our clients for the generous feedback they have provided to make our high performance on this list possible,” said Kim Ebert, Managing Shareholder of Ogletree Deakins. “Our model of providing excellent value and premier client service continues to define our approach, and our attorneys’ commitment to those values is evidenced by this recognition.”

About Ogletree Deakins Ogletree Deakins is one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has more than 650 lawyers located in more than 40 offices across the United States. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, including more than half of the Fortune 50 corporations in the United States. www.ogletreedeakins.com.

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