Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart Grows Greenville Office

April 5, 2011

GREENVILLE, SC – April 4, 2011 – Ogletree Deakins added two new attorneys to its Greenville office. Trip Lehn joins the firm as an associate. Previously, Lehn was an associate with Davis & Snyder, P.A. in Greenville where he practiced in medical malpractice defense and healthcare law. Lehn earned his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law where he was the Notes Editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. Lehn also has a masters degree, with honors, from Yale University and is a graduate, cum laude, of Furman University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration.

The Greenville office also welcomes James Silvers (pictured left) as an associate. Silvers is a 2009 graduate of the Charleston School of Law where he graduated, magna cum laude, was Class Marshall, and served as Articles Editor for the Law Review. He obtained seven CALI awards, including one in Employment Law and one in Employment Discrimination Law. Since graduation, he has clerked for Chief Justice Jean Toal at the Supreme Court of South Carolina.

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.