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ATLANTA ATTORNEY ELECTED TO WEYERHAEUSER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 TACOMA, Wash., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard H. Sinkfield, a senior partner with the law firm of Rogers and Hardin in Atlanta, was elected to the board of directors of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) at its June meeting, Chairman George Weyerhaeuser announced today.
 Sinkfield, 50, is a trial lawyer with practice emphasis in business tort litigation, which includes federal and state securities fraud, and antitrust and employment law. He has been a partner with Rogers and Hardin since 1976.
 A 1968 graduate of Tennessee State University, Sinkfield received his law degree from Vanderbilt University. He is a member of the board of trustees of Vanderbilt and is counsel to the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games Ethics Board. He is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the board of governors of the State Bar of Georgia. He has served as an adjunct professor of law in litigation at Emory University and Vanderbilt University. He is a former chairman of the board of the Atlanta Urban League.
 "We are very pleased to have someone with the qualifications of Richard Sinkfield join our board," Mr. Weyerhaeuser said. "He is distinguished by his accomplishments and leadership both in his legal career and personally in his service to the community. We look forward to having his counsel through the many opportunities and challenges facing us in the years ahead."
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