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Ogletree Deakins Welcomes Patricia Matias

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ORANGE COUNTY – June 17, 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 Patricia Matias has joined its Orange County office as an associate.  Matias is formerly with Musick, Peeler & Garrett, LLP in the firm’s Orange County office. 

Matias concentrates her practice in litigation and employment law matters.  Her experience includes matters involving discrimination and harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims.

“Patricia is a bright and talented attorney that you want on your team,” said Keith Watts, co-managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins’ Orange County office.  “We are excited that she is joining us at Ogletree Deakins and expect our office to continue to grow.”   

Co-managing shareholder Vince Verde adds, “We are very familiar with the high-quality legal work and level of client service that Patricia brings to the table.  She is a great benefit to clients and her colleagues alike.”   

Matias earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2007.  While in law school, Matias was admitted to the Order of the Coif, a prestigious national organization for top law school graduates.

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 500 lawyers located in 39 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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