KANSAS CITY – October 31, 2005 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick F. Hulla as a shareholder in the firm’s Kansas City office. Prior to joining the firm, Hulla worked at the law firm of Husch & Eppenberger, LLC.
Since 1993, Mr. Hulla has represented clients in the defense of employment and general business litigation, including numerous class actions, and has provided legal advice to executives regarding various employment-related laws and regulations. He has defended multiple Fortune 100 companies, including petro-chemical and telecommunications companies, and has represented clients in federal, state and local administrative proceedings throughout the United States.
“Patrick is a welcome addition to our team. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the firm, and we are glad to have him on board”, said Don Prophete, managing shareholder of the Kansas City office.
About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins 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 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 U.S.
For more information, please contact Karen Gonzales, communications manager, at 210-277-3606.