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Ogletree Deakins Raises Funds for Childhelp

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PHOENIX – May 21, 2007 – At the start of its annual national conference, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) hosted a golf tournament for attendees, raising $10,000 to benefit Childhelp, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based non-profit dedicated to prevention and treatment of child abuse.

“We have a strong affiliation with the organization, becoming more familiar with them over the years as a client and as a beneficiary. We’re pleased to be able to present them with this gift to help in their quest to end child abuse,” said Eric Dowell, managing shareholder at the Phoenix office of Ogletree Deakins. Dowell and Ogletree Deakins’ Managing Shareholder Gray Geddie presented the check to Childhelp executives at the tournament, held at the Arizona Biltmore golf course.

Ogletree Deakins hosts a popular Workplace Strategies conference each year at various locations throughout the country. This year’s conference was held at the Arizona Biltmore and attracted more than 450 attendees.

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

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