Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C. of Greenville (Ogletree Deakins) recently revealed its sixth-consecutive “Law Firm of the Year” designation in 2017’s edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers collaborative “Best Law Firms” ratings.
The employment-focused practice represents the only one in its area of specialty, labor law – management, to make the prestigious list. Ogletree Deakins also earned a spot as metropolitan “first tier” in seven areas, including commercial litigation, employee benefits law, employment law - management, labor law - management, litigation - environmental, litigation - employee benefits, and litigation - labor and employment.
“We are honored to be selected as a 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Law Firm of the Year,'” Matt Keen, Ogletree Deakins managing shareholder, said. “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.”
Additionally, 196 individual lawyers at the firm were designated by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017, with many attaining acknowledgement in multiple areas.
Ogletree Deakins prioritizes customer service as a basic tenet of its mission. From its headquarters in Greenville, South Carolina, the company operates 49 offices with over 750 attorneys serving in labor law and management, both nationwide and in Europe, Canada and Mexico.