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Ogletree Deakins Named a Top 100 Law Firm for Diversity

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ATLANTA, GA – May 9, 2011 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms, has been named by MultiCultural Law magazine as a Top 100 law firm for diversity. Ogletree Deakins, which ranked 51st overall, advanced their position in each list where the firm was ranked, including sixth on the “Top 25 Law Firms for African-Americans”; 20th on the “Top 100 Law Firms for Women”; and 25th on the “Top 50 Law Firms for Associates.” 

“Ogletree Deakins is proud of the unique combination of individuals with different backgrounds and life experiences who make up our firm,” said Kim Ebert, the firm’s managing shareholder. “For clients, this philosophy and practice of inclusion allows the firm to better able address the evolving issues in the workplace.” 

Ogletree Deakins advises and encourages its clients to address and be sensitive to diversity issues and to recognize and understand that the diversity of its workforce is a source of innovative ideas and competitive advantage.  

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 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, construction, employee benefits, environmental, 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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