Ogletree Deakins Continues Growth in Firm’s Greenville Office

July 1, 2011

GREENVILLE, SC – July 1, 2011 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms, welcomes Eric Penkert to the firm’s Greenville office as an associate.

Penkert, a native of Greenville, earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 2010. He graduated cum laude from the University of Florida in 2007. Primarily, Penkert practices in the areas of employee benefits law, ERISA, and taxation. His practice includes representation in the areas of qualified plans, fringe benefits, and compliance with other federal laws relating to employee benefits matters.

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.