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Greenville Attorney Thomas M. Christina Named to U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Employee Benefits Committee

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GREENVILLE – September 12, 2006 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) is pleased to announce that Thomas M. Christina, a shareholder in the firm’s Greenville office, has been reappointed to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Employee Benefits Committee. The committee – comprised of health care providers, benefits executives and attorneys specializing in employee benefits law – develops policy recommendations on employee benefits issues including health care, pension and retirement plans, public programs, and other employer-provided benefits. It also supervises the Chamber’s response to employee benefit legislation pending before all congressional committees of jurisdiction, as well as regulatory initiatives before administrative agencies.

About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. It includes hundreds of associations, thousands of local chambers, and more than 100 American Chambers of Commerce in 91 countries. Members include businesses of all sizes and sectors from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations.

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 management exclusively.  With a total of 25 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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