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Chambers USA Names 74 Ogletree Deakins Attorneys to 2012 List

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ATLANTA – June 7, 2012 – 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 74 of the firm’s attorneys have been included in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA, an annual ranking of law firms and lawyers comprising an extensive range of practice areas. Additionally, the firm’s offices in 17 states and the District of Columbia have been included in the 2012 edition. Chambers ranks firms and individual lawyers in bands, with Band 1 being the highest, and the rankings are developed through research and thousands of in-depth interviews with clients and peers in order to assess their reputations and knowledge across the United States. In the 2012 edition, 15 Ogletree Deakins attorneys and the firm’s offices in seven states earned a Band 1 ranking.   

Chambers USA is widely used by firms and businesses for referral purposes and many utilize the rankings and profiles of firms to find appropriate legal counsel. The guide reflects a law firm’s high level of performance in key areas including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other various qualities stated as most valued by the client.


About Ogletree Deakins

Ogletree Deakins is one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has more than 600 lawyers located in 42 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. www.ogletreedeakins.com

 About Chambers USA

Chambers USA is published annually by Chambers and Partners in London, England. Designed as a guide for clients, this book provides law firm and attorney recommendations throughout the United States.  The book is compiled from thousands of interviews conducted with clients and lawyers over a span of eight months. The rankings and editorial comments cited in the book are independent and objective. www.chambersandpartners.com/USA

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