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Greenville Attorney Stephen R. Woods Named President of the AID Upstate Board

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GREENVILLE – February 22, 2007 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) is pleased to announce that Stephen R. Woods, a shareholder in the firm’s Greenville office, has been named President of the AID Upstate Board of Directors for 2007. Woods has held several positions with AID Upstate including Development Chairperson in 2005 and 2006 and Vice President in 2006. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2004.

“It’s my privilege to serve as President of the AID Upstate Board this year. I’ve seen firsthand the wonderful assistance AU provides to members of our community, especially those who are affected by HIV/AIDS,” said Woods. “I’m honored to assist this fine organization with both its prevention and its client assistance services.”

About AID Upstate

AID Upstate is an AIDS Service Organization serving Upstate South Carolina and assists roughly 800 clients and families touched by HIV/AIDS. Services provided by AID Upstate include assistance with housing, nutrition, pharmaceuticals, food, and transportation. In addition, AID Upstate is equally active in preventing HIV/AIDS in the Upstate community by offering free HIV testing, risk assessments, risk reduction counseling, and education services. The agency will open a supportive housing facility for people with HIV/AIDS this year.

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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