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T. Scott Kelly Elected Chair of Labor and Employment Committee for ABA's Young Lawyers Division

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – April 21, 2008 – The Birmingham office of Ogletree Deakins is pleased to announce that attorney T. Scott Kelly has been elected Chair of the Labor and Employment Committee for the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD). The Committee provides young lawyers who are interested in labor and employment law with information and opportunities for networking and professional development.

In his role as Chair of the YLD Labor and Employment Committee, Mr. Kelly will be responsible for leading the Committee, spearheading related CLE programming, developing 101 and 201 Practice Series materials for use in the Division’s publications and website, and supervising the Vice-Chairs. He will begin his 2008-09 term on August 9. Previously, Mr. Kelly held the position of Co-Chair on the Committee.

As an associate in the firm’s Birmingham office, Mr. Kelly represents management in all aspects of employment law.  He has litigated a wide variety of employment issues in federal, state, and local levels before court and administrative agencies, and has represented employers in OFCCP compliance reviews. He also has prepared affirmative action programs for financial and professional institutions. Mr. Kelly is a frequent lecturer in the areas of employment discrimination and affirmative action. He received a B.A. degree from Birmingham-Southern College in 1996 and a law degree from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in 2000.

About the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division
The mission of the Young Lawyers Division is to further the goals and purposes of the American Bar Association by serving the community and the legal profession. The Division represents young lawyers in the Association, helps shape the policies and priorities that affect young lawyers and the legal culture in which they practice, and creates a deliberative forum for the exchange and expression of young lawyers’ views.

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 more than 400 lawyers located in 33 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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