ATLANTA – November 1, 2016 – 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 named a “Law Firm of the Year” for the sixth consecutive year by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. Only one law firm in each practice area receives the “Law Firm of the Year” designation. In the 2017 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list, Ogletree Deakins is named the “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law - Management category.
Ogletree Deakins also earned national “First Tier” practice area rankings in six categories: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - ERISA; Litigation - Labor & Employment; and Construction Law. The firm’s offices in 32 markets also earned metropolitan “First Tier” rankings. A complete list of honorees is available today at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.
“We are honored to be selected as a 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Law Firm of the Year’,” said Matt Keen, managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins. “To be honored six consecutive years is an achievement our firm could not have accomplished without the steadfast commitment of our lawyers to the principles in our Client Pledge.”
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 six consecutive years. In 2017, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law - Management category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 750 attorneys located in 49 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.