ATLANTA – August 21, 2019 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that Flyn Flesher, who serves as knowledge management counsel for the firm, has received the International Legal Technology Association’s (ILTA) Young Professionals to Watch Award.
The Young Professionals to Watch Award is intended to recognize rising young professionals (under 40) in the legal technology industry, including members, ILTA staff, press, partners, and academics. The application questions are intended to demonstrate the candidate’s achievements, professionalism, and leadership in the legal technology space. Moreover, it recognizes how the individual extended their skills to the legal community and reflected ILTA’s core values.
As Knowledge Management Counsel, Flesher is responsible for capturing and organizing the collective knowledge of the firm’s attorneys, allowing them to work more effectively and efficiently for their clients. Most notably, Flesher created the Knowledge And Resource Locator for Ogletree Systems (KARLOS), a chatbot developed to efficiently answer firm employees’ frequently asked questions. KARLOS is currently a finalist for ILTA’s Transformation Project Award. Flesher also contributes to the firm’s knowledge management efforts by creating or curating collections of model documents and templates; helping client teams and practice areas collaborate and manage their content; providing updates on legal developments; and fostering knowledge-sharing among attorneys.
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. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for eight consecutive years. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 850 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies. www.ogletree.com
ILTA serves the professional needs of more than 25,000 international legal technology professionals, their member firms and its in-house organizations. Our core values—respect, commitment to members, sharing of information, diversity and inclusion, and promoting lifelong learning—drive all we do to support the peer-driven organization that is ILTA. Since its founding in 1980, the association’s focus is to achieve results for our membership and the legal technology profession at large. Learn more at www.iltanet.org.