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Ogletree Deakins Welcomes Brandon Shelton to its Charlotte, N.C. Office

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CHARLOTTE, NC – July 12, 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 Brandon Shelton, a Shareholder with the Firm, has joined its Charlotte, North Carolina office.  Previously, Shelton was with the firm’s Indianapolis office. 

Shelton devotes his practice to serving as an advocate for employers in employment and labor law matters.  As a trial lawyer, he defends employers in class actions, multi-plaintiff and individual employee lawsuits and administrative proceedings involving sexual and racial harassment, discrimination, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), wrongful discharge, and wage and hour disputes.

Shelton also represents employers in multiple aspects of labor/management relations.  He provides union awareness training and represents employers in election campaigns, arbitrations, collective bargaining, and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.

Employers, trade associations, and other professional groups frequently request Shelton to speak, present, and provide training on a variety of employment related issues, such as workplace violence, harassment, diversity, legal compliance and liability avoidance.  In addition to his many speaking engagements, he has also authored several articles tackling key issues within labor and employment law.
“Brandon is a talented attorney who is a proven asset to his clients.  His reputation for legal knowledge and focus on providing excellent client service precedes his entrance into the Charlotte market,” said Bernard Tisdale, managing shareholder of the Charlotte office.  “Brandon has hit the ground running and has already been active in the business community.  Businesses in the area will benefit from his experience in navigating the changing labor and employment law landscape.”  

Shelton earned his J.D. from the University of Illinois School of Law, and a B.S. from Southern Illinois University.

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 40 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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