Ogletree Deakins Nabs Exec Compensation Specialist

Law360, New York (March 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC has lured executive compensation specialist Kurt J. Smidansky from Jackson Lewis LLP to its Cleveland office as a shareholder.

“I'm a firm believer in the boutique model,” Smidansky told Law360, adding that he has been impressed with both the institutional resources and the attorneys at his new firm.

Ogletree Deakins' commitment to growing its employee benefits and executive compensation practice also attracted Smidanksy to the firm, he said.

Although Smidansky will primarily base his practice in Ogletree Deakins’ Cleveland...
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