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Ogletree Deakins Selected by PLC to Serve as a Panel Firm

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ATLANTA, GA – January 25, 2010 – Ogletree Deakins has been chosen by Practical Law Company (PLC) to serve as a Panel Firm and contribute articles, Practice Notes and Checklists in the labor and employment law arena for its new PLC Law Department.  The new knowledge service provides guidance and insight to legal departments across all major practice areas. 

The Practice Notes and Checklists that Ogletree Deakins will provide include Practice Notes on Workers Compensation Leave Issues, Romance in the Workplace, Affirmative Action, Conducting Employee Reviews, Employee Discipline, Disability Leave, Pandemic Preparation for the Workplace, Military Service Leave as well as overviews of the WARN Act, Conducting Reductions in Force/Layoffs,  an overview and best practices regarding Termination of Employment, and a checklist on Independent Contractor Status.

Additionally, Ogletree Deakins’ attorneys provide comment and perspective on key issues facing general counsel in the GC Agenda section of Practical Law Company’s Magazine, Practical Law The Journal.

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 450 lawyers located in 36 offices across the U.S.  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 Ryan King, public relations manager, at (404) 870-1742.  

About Practical Law Company

Practical Law Company (PLC) is the leading provider of practical know-how for business lawyers.  PLC’s subscribers include more than 70 of the AmLaw 100 firms and more than 1,700 in-house corporate legal departments worldwide.  PLC is a proud winner of a 2009 InnovAction Award for innovation in the delivery of legal services and is an Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Alliance Partner.  For more information, please visit PLC’s website http://www.practicallaw.com/.

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