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Ogletree Deakins Welcomes Steven Hymowitz to the Firm’s New Orleans Office

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NEW ORLEANS, LA – June 15, 2011 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms, continues to grow the firm’s New Orleans office with the addition of Steven Hymowitz as Of Counsel. Hymowitz has practiced labor and employment law for more than 35 years. In fact, he was lead counsel in one of the largest unfair labor practice trials in the history of the National Labor Relations Board, involving more than 200 consolidated allegations of unfair labor practices. Hymowitz’s practice also includes issues relating to wrongful termination, discrimination and civil rights, the Employee Retirement Income Securities Act (ERISA), and class and collective actions.

Hymowitz is the past Management Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section’s Committee on Employment Rights and Responsibilities. He frequently participates as a faculty member of the American Bar Association National Institutes and other programs concerning employment law. Hymowitz is also a faculty and Advisory Board member of the National Employment Law Institute.

Hymowitz has been named in The Best Lawyers in America consecutively for more than 20 years; named Best Labor and Employment Lawyers in Corporate Counsel; is listed in the International Who’s Who of Labour and Employment Lawyers and Mid-South Super Lawyers; and is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employer Lawyers. In addition, Mid-South Super Lawyers has selected Hymowitz for inclusion in its list of the Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee and the Top 50 Lawyers in Memphis.

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 550 lawyers located in 40 offices from Miami to Los Angeles. 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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