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Ogletree Deakins Named Litigation Department of the Year by Texas Lawyer

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DALLAS – May 30, 2014 – Ogletree Deakins has been named the Litigation Department of the Year in the Labor and Employment category by Texas Lawyer. The firm will be honored for its Litigation Department of the Year award at an event in October.

In determining the winners in various categories, Texas Lawyer examined law firms’ biggest victories and notable cases that occurred in 2013. The award was open to any law firm in Texas or litigation group led by Texas attorneys. Texas Lawyer analyzed work that was handled in Texas, throughout the United States, or abroad.

One major result with a national impact recognized by Texas Lawyer is the D.R. Horton v. National Labor Relations Board case, led by Ron Chapman, Jr., a shareholder in Ogletree Deakins’ Dallas office and member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Additionally, Jeff Londa, the managing shareholder of the firm’s Houston office, is the Co-Chief Negotiator representing the City of San Antonio in its ongoing high profile and highly publicized collective bargaining with its police and firefighter unions.

Ogletree Deakins is the only labor and employment law firm with four offices in Texas: Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Since opening its first Texas office in 1996, Ogletree Deakins has built its Texas presence, in part, by acquiring established labor and employment lawyers who have previously practiced at some of Texas and the United States’ most prominent firms. Ogletree Deakins’ dominance in Texas is reflected by the fact that it handles more employment-related lawsuits in Texas and has more lawyers certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization than any other law firm.

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 700 lawyers located in 45 offices across the United States and in Europe. Ogletree Deakins is the “Law Firm of the Year” in both the Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management categories in the 2014 edition of the 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, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies. For more information, please contact Ryan King or Mary Lou Baxter.

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