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Robert M. Bisanar Joins Ogletree Deakins' Charlotte Office

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CHARLOTTE – February 27, 2007 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), the nation’s third largest labor and employment law firm, is pleased to announce Robert M. Bisanar has joined the firm’s Charlotte office as of counsel. Mr. Bisanar brings over thirty years of legal expertise to the firm and has handled a variety of labor and employment matters including executive compensation, OSHA, whistleblower claims, reductions in force, and union negotiations and organizing campaigns.

Before coming to Ogletree Deakins, Mr. Bisanar worked for Duke Energy for 26 years and was responsible for the company’s legal affairs relating to labor and employment. He began his career there as a senior attorney and retired from the company as deputy general counsel over the labor and employment group. Prior to joining Duke Energy, Mr. Bisanar was the assistant city attorney for the City of Gastonia for four years.

“Bob is a wonderful addition to Ogletree Deakins, and we are lucky to have him on board,” said Jim Spears, managing shareholder of the firm’s Charlotte office. “Because of his general counsel experience, he understands firsthand the tough legal challenges employers are faced with on a daily basis. His unique insight and legal skills are a rare find and will greatly benefit the firm and its clients.”

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 350 lawyers located in 28 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.

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