Ogletree Deakins’ Eric Schweitzer Named to 2012 Best Lawyers List

September 14, 2011

CHARLESTON, SC – September 12, 2011 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms representing management, announced today that 141 of the firm’s attorneys across 32 of the firm’s offices have been named to the peer-review publication, The Best Lawyers in America 2012® (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Of the Ogletree Deakins attorneys featured in the new edition of Best Lawyers, the Eric Schweitzer, managing shareholder of the firm’s Charleston office was named to the list:

  • Eric C. Schweitzer • Labor Law – Management; Employment Law – Management; Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental

About Ogletree Deakins

Ogletree Deakins is the nation’s third-largest labor and employment law firm, representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has more than 550 lawyers located in 40 offices from Miami to Los Angeles. 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, including more than half of the Fortune 50 corporations in the United States.

 About Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America was first published in 1983 and is the oldest and most respected legal referral guide in the United States. Best Lawyers surveys thousands of top attorneys in the United States, who confidentially evaluate the legal abilities of their professional peers. The guide includes more than 43,000 attorneys covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.