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Ogletree Deakins Adds Seasoned Employment Advisor to Raleigh Ranks

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RALEIGH, N.C. – December 8, 2021 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, welcomes Paul Holscher as shareholder in its Raleigh, North Carolina office. Paul is a native of North Carolina and has been helping employers prevent and resolve workplace disputes for more than 16 years. Paul joins Ogletree Deakins from Jackson Lewis P.C. where he was a Principal.

An experienced and dedicated counselor, Paul works with employers to reduce risk and minimize legal costs by advising on difficult personnel decisions before litigation ensues. In the event that litigation is unavoidable, he helps employers protect their assets and reputations by vigorously and efficiently defending them from administrative charges and lawsuits.

Paul frequently advises employers on legal compliance with North Carolina workplace law, as well as Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the National Labor Relations Act. He has defended against dozens of employment-based lawsuits for employers in a variety of industries, including clients in the health care, higher education, assisted living, hospitality, and manufacturing sectors.

“Paul is a trusted advisor and skillful litigator to North Carolina’s employer community with a unique ability for successfully guiding employers through dispute resolutions,” said Bob Sar, office managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins’ Raleigh office. “Paul’s client-first focus and penchant for anticipating clients’ needs aligns closely with the tenets of the firm’s Client Pledge. We are thrilled to welcome him among the ranks of our talented team in Raleigh.”

Paul is a well-decorated and active member of both his legal and local communities. He has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© list for five consecutive years, as a Super Lawyer® four times, and to Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” list. Paul is a frequent speaker, presenter, and author, focusing on implementing practical approaches to resolve workplace issues and foster a productive work environment. He is a member of the Susie Sharp Inn of Court and serves as a board member of the Hayes Barton United Methodist Preschool.  Paul earned his J.D. from Campbell University, Norman A. Wiggins School of Law, and his Bachelor’s from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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 11 consecutive years. In 2022, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law – Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 900 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, including many of the Fortune 50 companies in the U.S. www.ogletree.com


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