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Ogletree Deakins Welcomes Robert C. Petrulis to Cleveland Office

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CLEVELAND – July 9, 2007 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins) announced today that Robert C. Petrulis has joined the firm’s Cleveland office as a shareholder. Previously, he was a partner at Baker & Hostetler LLP.

Mr. Petrulis brings nearly 20 years of legal expertise to Ogletree Deakins and has worked extensively with both private and public employers in the resolution of workplace issues and disputes. He has successfully defended employers in state and federal courts throughout the United States against the full range of employment-related claims such as discrimination, retaliation, and employment-related Sarbanes-Oxley claims.

A graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1988), The Ohio State University (M.P.A., 1985), and Case Western Reserve University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1983), Mr. Petrulis was one of the first attorneys in Ohio to be certified as a “Specialist” in Labor and Employment Law by the Ohio State Bar Association.

“Bob is a great addition to our office,” said Dan Pace, managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins’ Cleveland office. “He brings a lot of experience to the firm, and we welcome him to the Ogletree Deakins team.” 

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 365 lawyers located in 30 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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