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Fred W. Suggs, Jr. Elected Treasurer of South Carolina Bar

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GREENVILLE – February 5, 2007- Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) is pleased to announce that Fred W. Suggs, Jr., has been elected Treasurer of the South Carolina Bar Association. Mr. Suggs has been a member of the Bar since 1976 and has served in a variety of leadership positions, including Labor and Employment Law Section Chairman (1988-89), Labor and Employment Law Specialization Advisory Board Member (1989-91), Labor and Employment Law Section Delegate to the House of Delegates (1991-92, 1995-98), Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Representative to the House of Delegates (1998-2004), Professional Responsibility Committee Chairman (1995-2000), Board of Governors Member (2001), House of Delegates Chairman (2004 – 2006), and Secretary of the South Carolina Bar (2006).

“I’ve been involved with the Bar for many years now and strongly believe in the programs and services it offers to the South Carolina legal community,” said Suggs. “It’s an honor to be a part of such a fine organization and to serve as Treasurer for the Bar in 2007.”

Mr. Suggs is a shareholder in the firm’s Greenville office and is a certified specialist in labor and employment law. He has extensive experience advising clients on preventive measures to avoid formal charges and lawsuits, handling union campaigns, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, representing clients before the National Labor Relations Board and the United States Courts of Appeals, and handling discrimination cases.

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 350 attorneys and has more than 40 lawyers in Greenville who serve management exclusively. With a total of 28 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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