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Charles E. McDonald, III Receives Employment & Labor Law Specialist Certification

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GREENVILLE – May 23, 2006 – The Greenville office  of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), the nation’s third largest labor and employment law firm, is pleased to announce that the South Carolina Supreme Court has certified Charles E. McDonald, III as a specialist in Employment & Labor Law.

Standards for certification are stringent and lawyers who achieve this status must be in good standing with the South Carolina Bar, have practiced law on a full-time basis for five years, and have substantial experience in two of the following labor and employment law areas: Labor-Management Relations Act, Collective Bargaining Agreements, Employment Discrimination, Individual Employment Rights, and Miscellaneous – which includes OSHA, FLSA, ERISA, Davis-Bacon Act, and WARN.

“This is a great accomplishment for Chuck, and we are very proud of him,” said John Creech, a managing shareholder of the firm’s Greenville office. “It takes a lot of effort to satisfy the demanding certification standards of this specialty, and we celebrate this achievement with him.”

About Ogletree Deakins

Ogletree Deakins first began its practice in Greenville, South Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia in 1977. Since then, the firm has grown to over 300 attorneys and has more than 40 lawyers in Greenville who serve the South Carolina employer community.  With a total of 24 locations across the country, Ogletree Deakins is the third largest labor and employment law firm in 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 U.S.

For more information, please contact Karen Gonzales, communications manager, at 210-277-3606.

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