RALEIGH – August 8, 2005 – Raleigh attorney Robert A. Sar of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak and Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) has been elected to the prestigious Board of Directors for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. He will serve a three year term alongside twenty-nine other board members and will be involved in the Board’s personnel committee.
About the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina
Founded in 1980, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is a nonprofit organization which provides nearly 2 million pounds of food every month to 864 nonprofit community-based, emergency feeding programs. The Food Bank solicits, collects, stores, and distributes food to nonprofit agencies assisting more than 375,000 individuals at risk of hunger in 34 central and eastern North Carolina counties.
About Robert ‘Bob’ Sar
Bob Sar is a shareholder and employment law trial lawyer in the Ogletree Deakins’ Raleigh office. He exclusively represents corporations and their management in labor and employment matters including defending against claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contract, and wage and hour disputes.He regularly advises management on discipline matters, personnel policies recruiting and employment contracts in order to assure compliance with human resources laws and regulations.
About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins is the largest labor and employment law firm in North Carolina and is the nation’s third largest labor and employment law firm, representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has nearly 300 lawyers located in 24 offices from Miami to Los Angeles. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has major 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 U.S.
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