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Ogletree Deakins Jumps 11 Spots to Break into Am Law 100

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ATLANTA – April 30, 2013 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked among the 2013 Am Law 100, The American Lawyer magazine’s annual list of the top-grossing law firms. Ogletree Deakins, which ranked No.108 in the 2012 Am Law 200, jumped 11 spots to No. 97 on this year’s list.

“Ogletree Deakins is proud to be among the Am Law 100 for the first time since the firm was founded in 1977,” said Kim Ebert, managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins. “Our arrival on the Am Law 100 is a direct result of the tireless efforts by the talented individuals that make up our firm and the highly effective team work demonstrated across our network of 44 offices. This achievement validates our firm’s growth strategy, which has focused on both entering new markets and attracting accomplished laterals. It also reflects our unwavering commitment to providing unparalleled service and value to our clients. Our outlook and future remain bright. Being named to the Am Law 100 list only affirms that.”

The Am Law 100 rankings, which measure gross revenue, head count, revenue per lawyer and profits per equity partner, highlight Ogletree Deakins’ continued rapid and expansive growth. Within the last year, the firm has added five offices and more than 60 lawyers, and steadily increased its key financial metrics year over year that are measured by The American Lawyer

About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has more than 650 lawyers located in 44 offices across the United States and in Europe. Ogletree Deakins was named “Law Firm of the Year” in both the Litigation – Labor & Employment and the Employment Law – Management categories in the 2013 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. 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 or Mary Lou Baxter.

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