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Ogletree Deakins Tops Corporate Counsel Survey For Second Consecutive Year

ATLANTA – September 18, 2014 – 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 received the most “mentions” of any firm in Corporate Counsel magazine’s “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies 2014” survey. This is the second consecutive year that Ogletree Deakins has earned the top ranking in Corporate Counsel’s annual survey. In addition to its ranking as the top firm overall, Ogletree Deakins earned the top ranking in the Labor & Employment category, and a second place ranking in the Labor Litigation and Contracts categories.

To determine the results of the survey, Corporate Counsel’s editorial group searched Lexis CounselLink and other public records to find outside counsel used for seven key litigation areas, including Contracts Litigation, Labor Litigation, Torts Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Labor/Employment Law. The number of “mentions” are taken from the Fortune 500 companies Corporate Counsel surveyed as part of “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies.”

“Our continued position in the Corporate Counsel survey is a strong endorsement of the relationships our attorneys have developed with their clients within the Fortune 500 and at many of the largest corporations in the United States,” said Kim Ebert, managing shareholder of Ogletree Deakins. “We are honored to receive this recognition again this year and remain committed to providing exceptional service and value for all of our clients.”

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 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, visit www.ogletreedeakins.com