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Ogletree Deakins Named “Firm of the Year” by Lexology Legal Writing Awards

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ATLANTA, GA – March 19, 2010 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms, is  pleased to announce that the firm was selected “Firm of the Year” for the 2010 Lexology Legal Writing Awards.  Ogletree Deakins was selected as “Firm of the Year” based on the number of articles submitted, the informative content of the contributed articles, and the total number of readers the firm’s writing attracted.  Not only did the firm’s content receive more reads than any other U.S. firm, but the contributed articles also had one of the highest average reads per article.  These factors, combined, earned the firm the overall “Firm of the Year”. 

Ogletree Deakins produces high-level content on key labor and employment law developments through its many publications.  The firm’s e-alerts cover national news out of Washington, D.C. and are distributed as breaking news occurs.  In addition, the firm publishes a bimonthly newsletter on hot labor and employment topics, as well as periodic e-alerts which address state-specific news and practice area updates.

“We are very appreciative of this honor.  Part of delivering excellent client service is providing proactive counsel through our publications and keeping clients up-to-date on trends and developments that impact their business and workforce,” said Kim Ebert, managing shareholder of the firm. 

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 38 offices across the United States.  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 Ryan King, public relations manager, at (404) 870-1742.      

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