Ogletree Deakins Elects Ashley Cuttino and Peter Murphy as Shareholders

January 31, 2011

GREENVILLE, SC – January 31, 2011 – Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the nation’s largest labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Ashley P. Cuttino and Peter B. Murphy, both in the firm’s Greenville office, have been elected shareholders.  Both were elected to the position at the firm’s Annual Shareholders Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia on January 29.   

Ashley P. Cuttino concentrates her practice in management-side employment litigation, including defending claims against wage and hour, discrimination, wrongful discharge, and breach of contract.  She also has significant experience in e-discovery, the use of emerging technologies in the workplace, and developing records retention policies.  Cuttino earned her J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2002.   

Peter B. Murphy has experience representing management in all types of employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies including representing and counseling clients concerning discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contracts, noncompetition covenant disputes, and wage and hour claims.  He also has experience working on traditional labor law matters including union election campaigns and contract negotiations.  Murphy earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2002. 


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 500 lawyers located in 40 offices across the United States.  In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, construction, employee benefits, environmental, 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.  www.ogletreedeakins.com