ATLANTA, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, announced today that the firm has elevated 11 attorneys to the shareholder position. The newly-elected shareholders represent the full breadth of Ogletree Deakins' practice and service offerings, including class action, data privacy, employee benefits and executive compensation, employment law, higher education, international employment law, litigation, traditional labor law, and wage and hour. Named by Law360 as one of "The 100 Best Law Firms For Female Attorneys," Ogletree Deakins' 2018 class of new shareholders is comprised of more than 70 percent women, continuing the firm's trend of female-dominated shareholder classes.
"The accomplishments of the attorneys in our 2018 class of elected shareholders are many, and their dedication to client service is unsurpassed," said Ogletree Deakins' Managing Shareholder Matt Keen. "I'm proud that our Client Pledge is at the core of their practices and thrilled to elevate each one to shareholder. Our future remains bright."
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 seven consecutive years. In 2018, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its "Law Firm of the Year" in the Litigation - Labor & Employment category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 850 attorneys located in 52 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